Lagniappe Magazine - Spring 2020

Pick Up the Pace with Run, Walk, Give

Challenge yourself, connect with Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) members and fundraise to serve the Greater New Orleans area! Don’t you love it when one event gives you the opportunity to check multiple boxes? You can do just that…

Saying Yes to Leadership Opportunities in the League

Many of us have experienced that moment. The phone call or email comes with the ask, “Will you attend this event? Donate to this silent auction? Participate on this fundraising committee?” We may experience excitement about the opportunity and maybe…

Community Affairs Committee Panel

When women join the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO), they join an international organization committed to social reform through identifying problems and finding solutions. Members spend time throughout the year volunteering, donating and serving on committees servicing various aspects…

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors

Donations received between October 1 and December 31, 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   $2,500-$10,000 Kathleen Brandner…

Great Expectations

Parenting, whether natural or adoptive, can be a rewarding gift. Among these rewards are the triumphs of…

Inaugural Women’s Leadership Summit Poised for Fall 2020

The much-anticipated Women’s Leadership Summit (WLS) hosted by the Junior League of New Orleans is set to take place later this year. Lagniappe spoke with those involved in the preparations to get a glimpse of how the planning is coming…

Women Leading Finance for a Greater New Orleans

We continue our series on Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) members who are making strides in prominent leadership roles within our community. In this issue, we are spotlighting several influential women in the field of finance. We asked for…

Sustainer of the Year: Wendy Beron

There’s a saying among Junior Leaguers that if you want something done, give it to a busy woman. Never has this adage been personified more perfectly than by Wendy Beron. Wendy has a spectacular resume, an impressive list of accomplishments…

Letter from the Editor

I’ve been getting a lot of signs lately asking me to decide who I am, where I belong and what my place is in this world. Nothing too earth shattering, mind you.…

Letter from the President

You may have noticed that the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) only bestows one award each year. Though we provide multiple grants, scholarships and other volunteer opportunities, we choose to select…

Héritage

  Take yourself back to a time where Pinterest and the ability to “just Google it” were not readily available. It’s springtime. Easter and Passover are quickly approaching. Your family and…

Where Are They Now?

Behind every successful woman is a group of other successful women who have her back. For members of the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO), Sustaining Advisors…