Junior League of Raleigh Names its 2015-2016 Community Advisory Board

Raleigh, N.C. – The Junior League of Raleigh has announced the nine community and business leaders who will join 15 returning advisers to serve on its 2015-2016 Community Advisory Board. The Community Advisory Board meets regularly with League leaders to provide invaluable guidance and support in areas such as management, fundraising, marketing and community relations as the League seeks to make a difference in the community and the lives of its members.


New Advisers

Beth Briggs Dress for Success Triangle

Kevin Cain John Rex Endowment

Adrienne Cole Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Carrie Gray Junior League of Raleigh

Tracy Kimbrell Parker Poe

Trisha Lester N.C. Center for Nonprofits

Easter Maynard Junior League of Raleigh

Virginia Parker Junior League of Raleigh

Josie Reeves Kane Realty

Returning Advisers

Ann-Cabell Baum Andersen Glenwood Agency, LLC

Brooks Bell Brooks Bell

Becky Bumgardner The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Ralph Capps Boys & Girls Clubs of Wake County

Bruce Ham YMCA of the Triangle

Greg Hatem Empire Properties

Laura Hulsey PNC Bank

Jane Fox Long Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Marjorie Menestres SAFEchild, Inc.

Jan Ross White Memorial Presbyterian Church

Jason Smith 18 Seaboard and Cantina 18

Bettie Sousa Smith Debnam Narron Drake Saintsing &

Myers, LLP

Terry Spicer Epiphany Public Relations

Steve Swayne StepUP Ministry

Sheila Winston-Graves Mechanics & Farmers Bank


The Junior League of Raleigh is a nonprofit organization focused on training women as community leaders and volunteers. The League is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International and is the 11th largest of 294 Leagues internationally. The Raleigh League has more than 1,700 members serving Wake County with programs of education and volunteer service. The League has contributed more than 250,000 volunteer hours since 2000, focusing on promising youth. The League’s new Center for Community Leadership, located at 711 Hillsborough St., offers training space and programming for League members and community agencies.

Since 1930, the Junior League of Raleigh has contributed more than $5 million to community projects and programs. The League reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism. Those interested in Advisory Board service or membership in the Junior League of Raleigh should call 919-787-7480, or visit www.jlraleigh.org for more information.


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