eLink – September 27, 2016


Looking for a way to help the flooding victims in Louisiana?

JLR is collecting donated items to assist those affected by the historic flooding. We can support the recovery and rebuilding by helping to meet the needs of women and children impacted. Please see details below.  #jlrimpact

  • Who benefits from donations: Louisiana Flood victims
  • What they need: Diapers in sizes newborn to 5, feminine hygiene products and gift cards in $20 amounts for Target and Wal-Mart
  • When they will ship: October 3
  • Where to bring items: Please bring items to CCL by October 2.  There will be a bin in Room 132 (right off the Boardroom) where you can drop your items.  If you are donating gift cards and bringing them to the CCL, please give them to a staff member.

Wine, Women & Shoes!

Join Communities in Schools North Carolina, at Talley Student Union, NC State University, on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. for Wine, Women & Shoes. Sip fine wines, bid on incredible auction lots, mingle with the Shoe Guys, take in the sights and sounds of a glamorous fashion show and much more! Proceeds benefit Communities in Schools NC, whose mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. Just a small part of the work that CIS does is seen in CIS Wake County’s Heritage Park learning center.

To learn more about Wine, Women & Shoes visit winewomenandshoes.com/raleigh or sign up to volunteer.

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.