Author: Jill Holland

Héritage

Once upon a time, there was a countess who became…

Supporting Parents & Children

This flyer from May 1981 was distributed in the community to recruit student volunteers at The Parenting Center. Flyer provided by: Sustainer Marsha O'Connor   The Parenting Center (TPC) and the Diaper Bank are two JLNO efforts that have seen…

Héritage

In 1935, the Junior League of New Orleans premiered its Mardi Gras ball. The masquerade ball was the very first of its kind in New Orleans. On February 28, 1935, The Times-Picayune read, “The glamorous pageantry… of Carnival time will…

Wedding Etiquette 101

The most important thing to remember when discussing etiquette is that "you don’t get a second chance at a first impression,” said Sustainer Claudia Kelleher, Owner of In Any Event, Inc., a New Orleans based event planning business. Whether you…

Touching Lives with Touch a Truck

  Shattering attendance and fundraising goals while exposing children to service men and women across the community, the Junior League of New Orleans' 6th annual Touch a Truck was a revved-up success. At this hands-on event children were able to…

JLNO Loves: Tinsel-Time Activities

With our sub-tropical temperatures, New Orleans generally does not experience winter weather. What we lack in snowflakes, we make up for in a flurry of activities and events that are full of the joy and excitement of the season. The…

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Creating a Healthy, Happy Environment for You and Your Family

Back to Basics: Dieting Dilemmas

Paleo. Whole 30. Clean Eating. These are the trending “diets” of the day. The common core of all three is organic, unprocessed meats and produce. They also take grains, dairy, sugars, artificial sweeteners and alcohol off the menu. Supporters assert…

Diapers, Disaster and Dogma: JLNO Called to Action

As Meredith Beers, JLNO Diaper Bank Committee Chair, was flying home from Houston over South Louisiana on Friday, August 12, she could see the water in places where homes and roads should be and realized, “This is far worse than…