eLINK – APRIL 12, 2016


 Love My League | April 17

The Junior League of Raleigh and Belk are proud to present Love My League, a premier shopping event and signature fundraiser (formally known as Fashion Forward) celebrating the season’s must-have fashions. Proceeds from the fundraiser benefit the Junior League of Raleigh and the local organizations that we support. The benefit will take place at the Belk Crabtree Valley Mall from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 17. This glamorous evening of spring fashion and fun at Belk includes giveaways, raffle prizes and a showcase of this season’s fashion trends.

Buy your tickets now at jlraleigh.org.

Team Training Presents the On-Purpose Woman Workshop | April 19

Team Training is hosting a workshop with Mary Tomlinson, President of On-Purpose Partners, LLC, a coaching, facilitation, and consulting firm. Prior to 2001, Mary had an 18-year career with the Walt Disney Company where she was an executive in marketing and a general manager coaching teams of 8 to 800.

The On-Purpose Woman workshop is designed to help participants walk away knowing how to invest time, talents, and assets in what’s most important, discover your two-word personal purpose statement, align your life and business world, and more.

She is the published author of Facilitation Made Easy and co-author of multiple business articles in Meetings & Conventions, Training Magazine, Successful Meetings, HR Innovator, and Inspired Women Magazine.com.

She lives near Raleigh, North Carolina and is the Co-Founder of PCW (Professional Christian Women). She and her husband love North Carolina and following the adventures of their two grown children and granddaughters.

The workshop begins with a social at 6:30 p.m. and workshop to begin at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19th at the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership.

Women’s Empowerment Conference | April 30

You are your most important investment. Join the Junior League of Raleigh’s Team Community Connect for our annual Women’s Empowerment Conference 8:30 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership and take a look at how you can invest in yourself and maximize your potential. All are welcome — membership in the Junior League of Raleigh is not required — and admission is FREE.

Register Today



Sustainer Executive Mansion Luncheon and Optional Tour: Seats filling up fast!

On Tuesday, April 26 from noon to 2 p.m., mingle with Sustainers at the Executive Mansion for luncheon at this special venue followed by an optional tour of the mansion. This event is open to Sustainers only and limited to 85 attendees. The $40 cost is payable upon event registration. Online RSVP via the JLR website is required.

Sustainer Calendar Now Online!

From the Member page, go to Resources, then Sustainer Resources, or view your calendar here. As indicated on the calendar, some events require online RSVPs prior to the event. Instructions are provided on the calendar.

Community Service Opportunities

From the Member page, go to Resources, then Sustainer Resources or view your Community Service Opportunities here.

JLR Sustainer Facebook Group – Join Us

Join us on the JLR Sustainer Facebook group to communicate, connect and build a community for sharing and supporting each other. Only JLR Sustainer subscribers can view the information posted. For instructions on how to join the group, email sustainers@jlraleigh.org and help us spread the word.

Sustainer Connect – Join Us for Lunch on April 12

Sustainer Connect provides a means for Sustainers to informally connect. The group meets for lunch the second Tuesday of every other month. The next gathering will be on Tuesday, April 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Brio Tuscan Grill at Crabtree Valley Mall. For more information or to join in on the fun, contact sustainers@jlraleigh.org.



The Center for Volunteer Caregiving – Red Carpet Rendezvous | April 14

The 2016 Red Carpet Rendezvous, open to the public, will take place on Thursday, April 14 from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm at North Ridge Country Club. The evening events will include signature cocktails, fabulous auction items, dinner, dancing to music of the decades and the legendary wall of wine! Heartwarming stories of care receivers and their caregivers will be woven into the program throughout the night. The event promises to be an evening to remember. “Our annual gala has the biggest impact on our ability to serve Wake seniors and adults with disabilities,” said Lynn Templeton, Center for Volunteer Caregiving Executive Director and Member of Wake County’s Aging Network “with the funds raised during this year’s gala we will be able to grow our volunteer base through expanded recruitment efforts aimed at multi-generational volunteers.” Title sponsor of this year’s event is WakeMed Health, a longtime corporate supporter whose employees have been actively volunteering with the Center since its founding. Sponsorship packages begin at $250 and are still available. Individual Gala tickets are $100.00 and can be purchased online at http://www.volunteercaregiving.org/ or by calling (919) 460-0567.

SAFEchild Spring Gala | April 15

Join us at Marbles Kids Museum on Friday, April 15 for an evening of exquisite food, complimentary wine, beer and sangria, a silent and live auction, Wine Wall, and much more to benefit SAFEchild’s mission to eliminate child abuse and neglect in Wake County. VIP tickets are $150.00 and include a complimentary cocktail hour from 7-8 p.m. honoring sponsors and VIP guests. General Admission tickets are $100.00 and include entrance to the Gala at 8:00 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our Gala website at http://bidpal.net/SpringGala. We look forward to you continuing to help SAFEchild eliminate child abuse and neglect in Wake County.

Triangle Community Foundation – What Matters Luncheon | April 27

What Matters is an annual community luncheon that inspires people from all sectors in our Triangle region to learn about and address key community issues together.  The event begins with dynamic morning workshops and culminates in a lunch program featuring a keynote speaker and awards presentation.  Sponsored by Wells Fargo, What Matters attracts more than 500 corporate, civic, philanthropic, academic, healthcare, religious and nonprofit leaders who want to make our community great for everyone.  At the event, the Foundation presents the $25,000 Innovation Award, sponsored by American Underground, to a nonprofit collaboration doing exciting work in our community, and two awards focused on the game-changing work of philanthropic community members – the Catalyst Award, and the Legacy Award, to be awarded to Julia Jones and Frank Daniels, Jr. Event proceeds support the Fund for the Triangle, which provides funding for the arts, community development, environmental conservation and youth literacy. Click here for more information and to register.

Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s 2nd Annual Shuck -N-Cluck | April 28

You are invited to Rebuilding Together of the Triangle’s 2nd Annual Shuck-N-Cluck Oyster Roast! Event will be held on April 28 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m. at Lynwood Brewing Concern 1053 E. Whitaker Mill Rd. Features fresh oysters, chicken, beer, wine and live music from Old Habits. Ticket proceeds will provide critical repairs to homes of low-income families in Wake, Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

Socks & Undie 5K Rundie and Kids Fun Run | April 30

Run or walk the Socks and Undie 5K Rundie to help Note in the Pocket, Inc. provide clothing to impoverished and homeless children in Wake County. The run will take place at the Dorothea Dix campus in Raleigh. Learn more about Note in the Pocket, Inc. and the 5K: http://bit.ly/socksundie5k

National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) Great Raleigh Awards Nominations

A goal of JLR is to let our talented members know about local awards. If you are a small business owner, you may be interested in applying for one of the following awards:

  1. Woman Business Owner of the Year
  2. Mary Diener Spirit Award (Member of the Year)
  3. Rising Star Award
  4. Public Policy Advocate Award
  5. Chapter Corporate Partner of the Year

ELIGIBILITY: The nominee must be an active Chapter Corporate Partner. The winner’s representative must agree to accept the award in person at NAWBO-GR’s Annual Meeting.

Self-nominations are encouraged.  We invite you to submit multiple nominations.

Submit nominations now! Deadline is May 20, 2016.  Find application online: http://www.nawbo-raleigh.org/. Click here for PDF application