Lagniappe Magazine - Lagniappe Winter 2017

Where Are They Now?

Amanda Wingfield Goldman 2015-2016 Multi-tasking seems to be a requirement for success today, and it’s certainly a trait 2015-16 Lagniappe editor Amanda Wingfield Goldman embodied during her term. While working as an attorney and pregnant with her third child, Amanda…

Building New Traditions with Rebuilding Together

For the last 27 years, the Junior League of New Orleans has partnered with the Preservation Resource Center (PRC’s) Rebuilding Together program and Shell Corporation to renovate the houses of low-income homeowners in New Orleans. Over the years, this project…

90 Years of Bloomin' Deals

On November 29th JLNO celebrated the 90th anniversary of its Bloomin’ Deals thrift shop with a walk down memory lane.  Within the walls of Bloomin’ Deals Freret Street boutique, current JLNO members, sustainers and Bloomin' Deals shoppers were greeted with…

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…

Letter from the President

The holidays are upon us, and I use this time to reflect on all that I am grateful for this holiday season. I am most grateful for my amazing and supportive family, my dear friends near and far, and the…

Walter Carroll, Jr.

On a sunny Saturday afternoon in mid-October, Walter Carroll, Jr. strolls into the Junior League of New Orleans headquarters and walks to the shelves in the rear of the meeting room, identifying the women in the vintage photographs by memory.…

Letter from the Editor

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and while New Orleans may not be the snow covered winter wonderland of our childhood imaginations, there is still something magical about the Crescent City in December. Everywhere you look, you see…

Bulletin Board

  Interested in joining JLNO? Learn more now. Designate JLNO as the beneficiary of your AmazonSmile purchases today. Register for our Get on Board workshop. Register for JLNO's Run Freret 5k here. Find out more about JLNO's resources to help…

Beyond "Thank You"

  “Wow! I love that new asymmetrical haircut. You look five years younger!” “Yeah, but I can never get it to look as good as they do at the salon.” “Whoa, have you lost weight? That dress looks fabulous!” “What…

Héritage

For many JLNO members, coming to The League’s headquarters on 4319 Carondelet Street involves a familiar routine: find a parking spot, catch up with fellow members on the sidewalk, figure out what meeting room your are going to, or grab…

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…

Diaper Bank

Driving past Jackson Barracks in the Lower Ninth Ward, few people would realize that tucked within this Louisiana National Guard military base is a warm, colorful haven for the children of our local military members.  While the Giggles Child Development…

Wellbeing

Joining a new group and meeting people for the first time can be a daunting task. Combine that with moving to a new city, and the nerve factor increases tenfold. This year’s provisional class of 120 women boasts 60 percent…