Lagniappe Magazine - Summer 2020

A Legacy of Activism: Honoring the Late Rosa Freeman Keller

New Orleans has garnered its place in history by making great strides to overcome the oppression of slavery and discrimination. Nevertheless, such milestones are not accomplished without the efforts of brave citizens who choose to pursue justice and equality in…

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors

Please contact Development Coordinator Paige Morrison about bequests and planned giving — paige@jlno.org or 504-891-5845. $2,500-$10,000 The Helis Foundation $1,000 Cox Communications Ashley Geary $250-$499 Barbara Colon Lynn Dicharry Carol Herlihy Franchesca Lorio Laura Politz Ann Strub Sybil M. &…

JLNO Welcomes the 2020-2021 Board of Directors

Leadership is not an innate, static quality. It is a skill we constantly refine by serving in community with one another. The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) draws its membership from established leaders and women eager to make their…

ABCs of SPF

The heat of the summer is upon us, and while we should be mindful of sun protection year-round, this is the season of beach vacations, backyard barbecues and other activities that can keep you in the sun for long periods…

Women Leading Law 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 legal field. We asked for their…

League Day at the Capitol

American women have a rich history of participation in our democracy. Time and again, we have exemplified the saying, “We are the ones we’ve been waiting for.” Women advocated fiercely for an end to slavery, marched for and won the…

Keep Calm and Race On

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our daily lives upside-down. Long-planned events are suddenly being cancelled or shifted to an online arena. Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) members have not let these unexpected changes dampen their spirits or lessen their…

Women's Leadership Summit Advances

As the Greater New Orleans region begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) continues to prepare a new leadership training opportunity to empower both League members and women across our community.  The goal…

Trading Up with Swap Boutique

In the final installment of our series introducing the new Bloomin’ Deals Legacy Partners, the Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) will highlight our friends at Swap, a carefully curated consignment boutique. Customers including but not limited to League members…

Hope STEMs Eternal

The impact of the recent COVID-19 global pandemic has given us all a renewed appreciation for those working in the science and technology fields. It’s their discoveries that will one day lead to a vaccine and continue to help us…

Bulletin Board

Upcoming Events For the latest information, dates and details for these events, click the links below. Women’s Leadership Summit Touch a Truck Get on Board JLNO HQ Closures July 3rd - 4th of July September 7th – Labor Day Sharing…

Letter from the Outgoing Editor

So much has changed. Saying this right now seems superfluous. We have all been going through a surreal experience over the past few months. A sudden shift from the way things had been for so long. A jolt into a…

Letter from the Incoming Editor

It is hard to believe this is my eighth issue with Lagniappe. Three years ago, during my provisional year, I would have never imagined being a regular contributor to the magazine, let alone the Editor. Back then, I considered writing…

Letter from the Outgoing President

Throughout the year, I have heard many Past-Presidents say, “Your year of presidency will be unforgettable.” Although I knew this would be true, I do not know if I could have fully grasped what they meant until this moment. My…

Letter from the Incoming President

Welcome to the 2020-2021 League Year! I am honored to step into the role of Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) President, following in the footsteps of Christine Vinson and the extraordinary women who have served the League in this…