Membership Monday – Jaronda Ingram

Jaronda Ingram is the JLDOC Training and Development Vice President. She is leading the charge to build this new Council and in doing so draws from her experience as chair of the Membership Enrichment committee. Jaronda joined the League in 2013 to learn more about Durham and to serve her community. Jaronda quickly moved intoRead More

Membership Monday – Elizabeth O’Quinn

Elizabeth O’Quinn is the current Membership AVP of the JLDOC. She joined the Junior League of Raleigh in 2011, back when she was a youth minister who spent most of her time with teenagers. “I was craving adult interaction and wanted to develop myself outside of my professional world.” Shortly thereafter she transferred to theRead More

Provisionals in the Garden

Volunteering is one of the corner stones of the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties. Every member of the JLDOC completes the Provisional program before becoming an “active” member. The semester-long course is designed to teach incoming members about the mission and operations of the League and, perhaps most importantly, to train them toRead More

Membership Monday – Candace Anderson

Candace Anderson is the current JLDOC Vice President for Membership. Candace joined the JLDOC in 2010 to get involved in the community and to make new friends. Since joining she has served as a Community Connection committee member, Membership Advisor chair, and JLDOC Board Member-At-Large. A seasoned League member recognized Candace’s enthusiasm and leadership potential,Read More

Holiday Bites

Tis the season for celebration. Festive parties abound, and it is easy to become overwhelmed with so many parties and so much to cook! Which recipes are simple and nice enough to show off to friends and family? Deviled eggs are a favorite among many of us in the Southern U.S. Easy to make, prettyRead More

Sharing Food, Sharing Warmth

The holiday season is in full swing. As we move from one obligation and abundantly satisfying meal to the next, it becomes easy to take our comforts for granted. The Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties is helping to make sure our fellow citizens in need also experience kindness and cheer. As part ofRead More

Membership Monday – Amanda Lumsden

Amanda Lumsden is this year’s JLDOC Treasurer. Amanda, a 4th grade teacher and longtime Durham resident, joined the League in 2011 to rediscover the community as a volunteer and advocate. Through her service on the Bargain Sale Committee she has also met many new people and created new friendships. Amanda’s experience on Bargain Sale beganRead More

Healthy Holiday Habits

For those of us who are fortunate enough to be near family, spending time with our loved ones is the best aspect of the holiday season. Love, laughter, and food often abound. Despite our best intentions, many of us find it difficult to prioritize healthy eating. Fabulous holiday spreads and cookie exchanges have led toRead More