JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HIGH POINT HOLDS ANNUAL LEADERSHIP RETREAT
High Point, NC, June 11, 2018– June marks the start of another League year for the Junior League of High Point and this past weekend members of the Board of Directors and Management Team gathered for their annual Leadership Retreat.
“This weekend was a wonderful opportunity for the League to examine what we are doing for our community and make plans to increase our impact,” says Dr. Sadie Leder Elder, President of the Junior League of High Point for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 League years. “We have a number of exciting programs this year that celebrate our nearly century long commitment to serving High Point, as well as allow us to tackle the pressing issues that our community is currently facing.”
ABOVE – Picture of JLHP Board of Directors includes: (from left to right) Heather Rouse, Liz Moore, Tracy Dixon, Rebecca McCarter, Marilyn Nowell, and Sadie Leder Elder. Not pictured is Hannah Weant.
Members of the 2018-2019 Board of Directors include: Sadie Leder Elder, President; Rebecca McCarter, Executive Vice President; Tracy Dixon, Treasurer; Marilyn Nowell, Secretary; Heather Rouse, Nominating Chair; Liz Moore, Board Member; Hannah Weant, Board Member; and Cindy Jarrell, Sustainer Advisor. These women are tasked with positioning the League to make meaningful contributions now and in the years to come. Members of the Management Team include: Zafeira Paradis, Communications Team Leader; Amanda LeFever, Community Impact Team Leader; Jenny Mayhew, Fundraising Team Leader; and Ashley Lansford, Membership Team Leader. These ladies oversee the initiatives and programs that the League will execute this year.
“I am surrounded by capable and dedicated individuals who share my passion to empower women and make our community a better place,” says Elder. “It is truly an honor to serve as the President of this longstanding and prestigious organization, particularly during an anniversary year. The ladies who have come before me have shaped our city in meaningful and significant ways. I have big shoes to fill, but I look forward to guiding our members towards making the meaningful change we hope to see in our membership, organization, and community.”
The Junior League of High Point is celebrating its 90th anniversary. To honor its 90 years of service to the High Point community this fall the Junior League will host a volunteer-a-thon where League and community members are invited to participate in 90 consecutive hours of service. The League will also participate in a number of new partnerships this year including coordinating the Kid Zone at the High Point Cycling Classic and working with the Board of Directors of the forthcoming Qubein Children’s Museum. The Junior League of High Point will also continue many of its signature projects designed to promote the health and wellness of women and children in our community, including Kids in the Kitchen, Dinner with the League, and their Crock-pot Cooking Class. The League hopes you will support their efforts by taking part in their annual poinsettia sale this fall and spring fundraiser, Trucks and Tunes.
Mission Statement: “The Junior League of High Point, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.”
Since 1928, the Junior League of High Point, Inc. has empowered women through leadership training and development to positively impact the High Point community. As a member, a woman can expect to gain an awareness of important social issues, build effective communication skills, participate in fundraising efforts and accomplish significant goals through teamwork on a variety of projects. Members also develop strong, enduring friendships through involvement with community projects.
For more information you may contact the Junior League of High Point, Inc. at 336.889.5479 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit our website at www.jlhp.org.