eLink – October 11, 2016


GRAPA 2016 Local General Election Candidate Spotlight

GRAPA is here to help you be more informed when you head to the polls in November. Click the links below to learn more about the candidates.


Team TCOM will host the following upcoming events for our Members. Contact Amanda Moore, TCOM Captain at amandafullermoore@gmail.com with any questions. Hope to see you there.

Barre3 Class – October 23

Get stronger, find balance, and feel good with a JLR-only Barre 3 class at 509 W. Whitaker Mill Road, Raleigh, on October, 23 at 2 p.m. Inspired by ballet barre, yoga and Pilates, Barre3 instructors guide you through a specific sequence of movements that tone and lengthen all major muscle groups, rev your heart rate and strengthen your body.  This one-hour class is intended for beginners and those more experienced.  Registration link coming soon.

Calligraphy Party – October 27

Join us for a Calligraphy Party with All She Wrote Notes on Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., at the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership. Maghon Taylor will lead a calligraphy class and is offering JLR members a special rate of $80 per attendee. Reserve your seat and register today.


Downtown Raleigh Alliance Women with Vision Lunch

Please join the Downtown Raleigh Alliance for their Women with Vision Lunch on Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 11 a.m. to 1 p. m. at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, Oak Forest Ballroom.

A new event this year, the DRA’s Women with Vision Lunch will create an environment of open dialogue among career-minded women. It brings together women of various ages and industries who value a strong sense of community and seek to learn professional insight from esteemed leaders. The luncheon begins with a brief networking session and concludes with a light lunch and a panel discussion led by women who play a leadership role in shaping business with vision.

The discussion will focus on the similarities and differences of women who lead in the key sectors of our economy (corporate, government, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial), their leadership styles and how they support a vibrant downtown. Our distinguished panelists include:

  • Mary-Ann Baldwin, Council Member, City of Raleigh
  • Tashni-Ann Dubroy, President, Shaw University
  • Kim Hammer, Owner, Bittersweet
  • Gayle Lanier, Senior Vice President of Customer Services, Duke Energy
  • Caroline Sullivan, Commissioner, Wake County

Adrienne Cole, Executive Director of Wake County Economic Development, will moderate the panel discussion. Tickets are $25 for DRA members and $35 for non-members. For more information or to register, please visit Go Downtown Raleigh.

NCWorks Career Center Hiring Event!

Know someone looking for a job? The NCWorks Career Center will host a hiring event on Thursday, October 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Junior League of Raleigh. Interested candidates must:

  • Register in NCWorks.gov
  • Wear interview attire
  • Bring 15 copies of resumes

10-15 employers from various industries will attend. Spread the word!


Sustainer Calendar

From the Member page, go to Resources, then Sustainer Resources or view your Sustainer Calendar here.

Community Service Opportunities 

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