Lagniappe Magazine - Fall 2019

Letter from the President

It is hard to believe that only five years ago, Katherine Kleinpeter Raymond’s Letter from the President announced a new Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) initiative – Diaper Bank. Her poignant…

Letter from the Editor

Fall conjures lots of thoughts in our heads, not many of which come to fruition in the lingering summer doldrums of New Orleans. Our version of changing leaves translates to changing from our best white linen to our bawdiest black…

JLNO Loves: Transfers

LNO transfers enjoy appetizers and conversation before the first General Membership Meeting in July. Pictured Lauren Kamp, Zane Wilson, Christine Couvillon, Melissa Myers, Alexis Oufnac, Beth Applewhite, PJ Lentz, Christy Lentz, Meg McKown, Lindsay Labadie, Bianca…

Domestic Violence Awareness Advances the Wellbeing of Women

  An ongoing and principal focus area for the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) is advancing the wellbeing of women in the New Orleans area. JLNO thoughtfully invests its volunteer resources to ensure women in our communities can live…

Education Opens Possibilities

Sixty-one percent of children in Orleans Parish live in a single-parent household, according to data compiled by County Health Rankings. This shockingly high number…

Get To Know Your JLNO Staff

In case you missed it, we have several new faces at Junior League Headquarters these days. If you haven't had the chance to meet everyone in person, here's some insight on each staff member, including where they came from, what…

Straight Talk

One in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast…

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors

Donations Received between April 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019 Support includes gifts to JLNO Programs, Annual Giving, Endowment and Fundraising Events. Please contact Development Coordinator Paige Morrison about bequests and planned giving — paige@jlno.org or 504-891-5845 $10,000+ Maria and…

Advocacy Alert

Senator J.P. Morrell recently introduced a bill that would exempt diapers and period products from state sales tax and allow local governments to opt into the exemption as well. Ultimately, the bill failed despite other items such as Mardi Gras…

Héritage

When thinking of the mission and scope of The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI), we think of women coming together…