Lagniappe Magazine - Lagniappe Summer 2016

Héritage

In 1923, 10 New Orleans women came together to form the Junior League of New Orleans. Inspired to create positive change in their beloved city, these founders recruited like-minded women and joined the Association of Junior Leagues International, a young…

League Faces

Kids in the Kitchen Committee members Cassidy Maumus and Alana Chester offer healthy snacks at Freret Fest on April 2, 2016. Photo by Erin Oufnac   Touch a Truck Committee Chairs and Vice-Chairs take a break from a busy morning…

Shannon Hickey Sarrat, Assistant Treasurer

“If the plan does not work, change the plan but never the goal.” -Anonymous New Orleans native Shannon Hickey Sarrat is serving as the Assistant Treasurer for the Junior League of New Orleans. Her Board of Directors term will be…

JLNO welcomes its 2016-2017 Board of Directors

June 1, 2016 marks the beginning of a new League year, and the Junior League of New Orleans is excited to introduce its 2016-2017 Board of Directors. The JLNO strives to make a difference in the community by promoting the…

JLNO awards over $39,000 in CAF Grants

The Junior League of New Orleans has awarded more than $313,000 in grants to organizations through its Community Assistance Fund (CAF) program since 2007. This year, JLNO awarded $39,916 to five nonprofit organizations. JLNO’s CAF program enables the League to…

Altruistic Giving

eing a member of Junior League of New Orleans means we all have one amazing thing in common – giving back! Whether through our placements or community shifts, we are a part of this organization because we love to lend…

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers, The beauty of volunteer work for the Junior League of New Orleans is that it not only enables us to put forth time and resources to make our community a better place, but that JLNO is also a…

Letter from the 2016-2017 Incoming President

Dear Readers, Welcome to the 2016-2017 League Year!  The first day of anything is always full of excitement and I am hoping we can bottle ours up and make it last all year. I couldn’t be more honored or humbled…

Letter from the 2015-2016 President

Dear Readers, As June begins so does a new Junior League year. This is the time when we celebrate our accomplishments and welcome a new set of leaders who will continue to build upon the nine- decade legacy of positive…