Giving Thanks in the Community

There are so many reasons for us JLDOC members to be thankful: for our families, our friends, and our community represent just a few. This week the JLDOC undertook two service projects to thank its community. Every year Farmer Foodshare partners with Inter-Faith Council for Social Service (IFC) to provide holiday meals for people inRead More

Membership Monday – Carrie Harbinson

Carrie Harbinson is the JLDOC Finance Vice President. She joined the League in 2010 in search of an outlet outside of work that allowed her to make a difference and meet like-minded women. Since then, she has served on Event Planning and Bargain Sale, which she chaired in 2014. “My favorite experience in the LeagueRead More

Membership Monday – Halley Bogart

Halley Bogart is the 2016-2017 Vice President for Community Council. She joined the Junior League of Charlottesville in 2010 and transferred to the JLDOC after a year of service. The JLDOC was instrumental in helping Halley learn more about and meet people in her new community. She has served in many capacities during her LeagueRead More

Membership Monday – Kathleen Harrell

Kathleen Harrell is the 2016-2017 Community Council Assistant Vice President. She joined the JLDOC in 2009 to connect with her community and develop new friendships. Since joining, she has worked with the Face of the League and Community Connection. Kathleen most recently led the Issues-2-Impact (I2I) initiative to identify a community focus for the JLDOC,Read More

Membership Monday – Lindsay Michel

Lindsay Michel is the 2016-2017 Strategic Planner. Now serving her second year in the position, Lindsay is overseeing the JLDOC transition to its new membership model. She joined the League in 2014 in order to learn more about Durham, connect with the community, and make a positive impact through volunteering.  After serving on Touch-a-Truck, LindsayRead More

Moving Toward Community Impact

If you have been a JLDOC member for a while, you have probably heard about the transition we have been making from a league that supports a diverse range of worthy initiatives to one that is focused on making a lasting impact in one area. For the next several years, that issue will be HeathyRead More

Membership Monday – Jane Yarbrough

Jane (Royall) Yarbrough, the current Assistant Vice President for Communications, joined the JLDOC in 2013 after she moved to Durham. She was looking to meet like-minded women who are active, social, and invested in the community. After working with Community Connection and Issues-2-Impact (I2I), she realized she wanted to be more involved in aligning theRead More

Calling All Bargain Hunters

Everyone gets excited about a bargain, right? Who doesn’t love wandering into a thrift store and discovering a pair of crystal flutes, still in the box, for a song? Or stopping by a yard sale and finding a gorgeous wool coat with the price tags still attached? For 76 years the JLDOC has enabled bargainRead More

Membership Monday – Arielle Cutrara

Arielle Cutrara is the 2016-2017 JLDOC Vice President for Communications. This full-time mom and nanny joined the League in 2009. She says, “I grew up in a small town and even though we didn’t have a League there, I knew about the Junior League and the work they did in the community. I was impressedRead More

Membership Monday – Lisa Johnson

Lisa Johnson is the current JLDOC President Elect. The Vice President of Kil-Mor Pest Management joined the League in 2005 to make lasting connections with volunteer organizations and other volunteers in the area. Additionally, the JLDOC offered place to meet and welcome new people moving to Durham. This twice Vice President of Finance has alsoRead More