The JLC is kicking off its League year with its first general meeting on Monday, September 20. The meeting will be both in-person and available via Zoom. In addition to reconnecting with members and transacting League business, our guest speaker will be Krista Flint, Executive Director of Highbanks. Krista is a mom, an advocate, a writer, and a thankful participant in the non-profit community in Canada. The JLC has partnered with Highbanks since 2008. Once monthly, JLC members host the NOURISH program at Highbanks.
The Junior League of Calgary remembers Doris Fyvie, an Emeritus Member. Doris died on January 7, 2021. Doris joined the League in 1963 and remained a member until her death. She was recognized during the Emeritus Tea, but she was unavailable for interview. As a lasting legacy of her commitment to the JLC, her family has asked that remembrance donations be directed to the NOURISH program.
Join JLC Sustainers to talk via Zoom about your favourite books and about the funniest books you’ve read on Wednesday, January 13 at 1 pm. Discussions will be followed by a rousing game of bingo! Information regarding RSVP is included in the Lariat and League Announcements.
Join the JLC and Vanessa Copiak, the founder/owner of Intentional Training, to get moving in January and February. The JLC will host four Zoom fitness sessions held on Wednesday evenings: January 20, January 27, February 3, and February 10. Each session will begin at 6:00 pm (Mountain time) and will last one hour. No equipment is needed to participate from the comfort of your home! Fees to join are $40, which includes all four sessions. Zoom session information will be sent closer to the time.
For the months of December and January, the JLC is holding a TEEN “winter outer wear” drive for My Best Friend’s Closet and their young female clients. Please note that we are only collecting items for TEENS, so items should be appropriate for female teenagers only. If you have any questions, please contact Jodie Bereznay.
JLC members are encouraged to participate in Unconscious Bias training on Wednesday, November 25 at 7 pm. Unconscious Bias training is a 20-minute, stand-alone course focused on raising awareness of unconscious bias and steps individuals can take to prevent biased attitudes and behaviors from interfering with workplace decisions and interactions.
For the month of November, the JLC is holding a TEEN “winter outer wear” drive for My Best Friend’s Closet and their young female clients. Please note that we are only collecting items for TEENS, so items should be appropriate for female teenagers only. If you have any questions, please contact Jodie Bereznay.