The New Members kicked off their League year with their first meeting in August at Security National Bank, where the women got to know their core groups and learned about their upcoming year.
Our growing population of New Members is exciting to see each year.
In September, New Members volunteered at CASA Douglas County. CASA, or Court Appointed Special Advocates, supports advocates for children who are abused or neglected to provide them with a safe, healthy environment in a permanent home. New Members learned more about CASA while volunteering and cleaned storage rooms.
October activities included diversity and inclusion training from an external trainer, Ashlei Spivey. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core vales of the Junior League. New Members learned the importance of courageous conversations and more about equity and inclusion.
In November, New Members and the New Member Committee planned to join Board and Management for Friendsgiving; however, the Omaha weather got in our way! We look forward to celebrating the season with New Members at the holiday social in December.
New Member Committee is focused on building a knowledge base for New Members and sharing the training and community impact opportunities available to League members. The committee is focused on engagements which provide experiences and build lasting connections both within the League and out in the community.
Recruitment for next year’s New Member group begins in February. For more information about joining the Junior League of Omaha, visit https://www.jlomaha.org/join-us/.
Kelsey Haswell, Marketing Vice Chair