Volume 79 • No. 3
President’s Perspective Sponsors
“Never doubt that IBM ThinkPad, I shudder to think what
a small group of would have happened had I never relin-
thoughtful, com- quished the typewriter. How much harder
mitted citizens did I make almost every aspect of my college
can change the experience by stubbornly sticking to that
world. Indeed it is typewriter (and oodles of correction tape)!
the only thing that It is easy to get attached to the ways things
ever has.” have always been, instead of looking to the
–Margaret Mead future for the ways things should become!
The mission of the Junior League is We are entering a time of change for
really all about changing our world. With our League. In January, we will launch
each woman whose potential is developed Digital Cheetah, a web-based management
through our League, the world is changed. system. This change will allow our League
Each dollar we donate to the community to step into the 21st Century. We will be
results in change in that community. Each embracing the technology that will make
smile and kind word we extend to each oth- our League better and smarter. It will not
er changes our environment. change our mission, but it will certainly evening our meeting will be at the First City
A friend told me a story recently about make our mission easier to achieve. We will Club. First City Club is sponsoring this
running into another League member at a be leaving behind that old college typewriter meeting and providing beverages and food.
popular restaurant. The member spoke to for a shiny new computer! I know it will be a lot of fun as well as an
her about what a huge help she had been At the November meeting, we will be- informative meeting.
to her as a League member. My friend was gin discussion of a new focus area for 2008- Our December meeting is a downtown
amazed that she had, without even knowing 2010. Our Community Program Develop- shopping night. A number of merchants in
it, made such a diﬀerence in this member’s ment committee, led by Tori Chandler, will the downtown area have agreed to donate
life. How often do we take the time to tell direct us in small group discussions about a percentage of their sales to our League.
someone what a great job they are doing? where our League should place its focus Look inside this newsletter for further de-
Instead it is often easier to focus on what is next. Please be thinking about the changes tails! I hope you’ll join us and spend a little
wrong in our League. you would like to see in our community “change” to improve our League.
Change can be very diﬃcult for us. I and how the Junior League of Savannah can Change isn’t easy, but I am proud of you,
remember being in college and typing my contribute to these changes in the upcom- the members of our League, for embracing
papers on a typewriter. As an English and ing years. change and for your dedication to making
history major, that was a lot of papers. I re- We will have a morning meeting at the League the best it can be. Our League
ally avoided using a computer because it was Headquarters at 10 AM with a wonderful can change our world, and I look forward to
unfamiliar, and I’d always used a typewriter cookbook swap (including wonderful treats all that we will accomplish together.
that worked just ﬁne. As I type this on my from the Cookbook committee). In the
Volume 79 • No. 3
November Membership Meetings
The Newsletter of the Monday, November 6, 2006
Junior League of Savannah, Inc.
1926-2006 ~ 80 Years This month you will have
two choices to fulﬁll your meeting obligation.
10 a.m. at Junior League Headquarters
NEWSLETTER ASSISTANT EDITOR:
Katie Redding 3025 Bull Street, South Wing
BULKMAIL CHAIR: The Cookbook Committee will have samples from various
Melissa Wardlaw League cookbooks available for you to taste!
The Junior League of Savannah is an organization of
women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the Join us at the First City Club!
potential of women, and improving communities through Social begins at 6:30 p.m. with food and beverages provided
the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its
purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
by the Club.
The Junior League of Savannah reaches out to women of The Meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp.
all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an Sponsored by: The First City Club
interest in and a commitment to voluntarism.
The opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily
reﬂect those of the Junior League of Savannah, Inc. Both meetings will be fun and exciting- so choose which
one ﬁts in best with your schedule!
President: Laura Hassell
President-Elect: Tammy Ray
Vice-Presidents: December Membership Meeting
Communications: Kristen Baiad Monday, December 4, 2006
Community: Annie Laurie Guerard
Finance: Julie Allen
Membership: Nanci Futrell
Nominating Chair: Sally Akins
Chic Boutique Event
5:30 to 8:00 p.m. with a social and reception at Il Pasticcio.
Strategic Planning Chair: Tara Aikens
Sustaining Board Advisor: Patti Lyons Enjoy a night highlighting the many stores downtown and
Treasurer: Bettie Bohannon
showing off the fashion, beauty, and style of Savannah. This
Parliamentarian: Charla Hall
event will take the place of our December General Membership
2006 - 2007 COMMUNITY Meeting, so plan to attend and you will receive 1 meeting credit.
J. Wiley Ellis
The Shops Include:
Dr. Thomas Jones Bleu Belle Levy Jewelers
Betsy Nolen Cherub Kitchens on the Square
Hon. Tammy Cox Stokes Gaucho Terra Cotta
Joe Usher Globe Shoe Company Paris Market and Brocante
J. Reid Williamson, III
James Gunn, Inc. Il Pasticcio
Coastal Columns is published by
The Junior League of Savannah, Inc. A percentage of the sales made by League members at each of the
Post Ofﬁce Box 23545
Savannah, Georgia 31403 stores will be donated back to the Junior League! Save the date
Phone: (912) 790-1002 and invite your friends to do some holiday shopping!
Fax: (912) 790-1084
Cookbook Ofﬁce : (912) 790-0222
Headquarters@jrLeaguesavannah.org A representative with David Yurman Jewelry will be at Levy’s and she
The Silver sponsors of The Junior League of is offering a free piece of David Yurman jewelry to be drawn from all
Savannah are BB&T, Memorial Health, Callen
Trust, and The Savannah Bank. Chatham Steel is also the women who ﬁll out a form that night! This is deﬁnitely an event you
a sponsor of The Junior League of Savannah. do not want to miss!
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Thrift Sale People To Know
Be sure to attend the January General Finance Council Update by Julie Allen:
Membership Meeting where we will be Following the enormous success of Thrift Sale in October, November
presenting awards to our top Prize Girls of is our Cookbook swap month. Come to the General Membership meet-
ing to select from a terriﬁc collection of swap books; the morning meeting
2006 and we will also vote to hold Thrift
will feature scrumptious samples for your tasting pleasure. Also be sure
Sale in October, 2007. to stop by the Annual Fund table to purchase your new JLS tote and um-
Treasurer’s Report brella in fashionable styles.
Membership Council Update by Nanci Futrell:
The Treasurer’s A big THANK YOU to Julie Walsh Elliott and her committee for a fan-
Report, which is tastic Girls Night Out, it was a wonderful success! My thanks also to our other
printed in each news- council members and their committees who are going strong with their place-
letter, reﬂects the ments as our League year continues.
League’s budget for We are sorry to see Jenn Lavanish (Transfers Chair) leaving our League
the ﬁscal year. Op- due to her husbands’ job transfer. We will miss her and her dedication to our
erations expenses are League. With that, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Transfers
funded by our annual
to our League. I will follow up with you and any new transfers to our League while we are in transition
membership dues and annual fund income. These
to ﬁnd her replacement. As a reminder, our next provisional class begins in January. REMEMBER
expenses include AJLI dues, audit fees, bank and
credit card fees, computer expenses, headquarters
– Membership Matters, and the membership council would like any feedback from you, as to how we
expenses (such as rent, utilities, telephone, and can keep your JLS membership enjoyable and meaningful to you.
postage), and administrative salaries. The other
sections are funded by our fundraising activities Communications Council Update by Kristen Baiad:
and League sponsorships. Direct Community The communications council has been hard at work on the JLS
Funding encompasses our community projects Strategic Plan and updating the policy handbook. The tabloid, annual re-
and community assistance funds. Volunteer De- port and yearbook are ﬁnished and look fantastic. We are continuing to
velopment and Education includes Provisional streamline the process of publishing a professional looking newsletter and
training, Conferences, Placement, Programs and we are working with Digital Cheetah to make signiﬁcant improvements
Arrangements, Training and Education, Sustain- to the website so that members can access important League information.
ers and Membership Development. Programs We are looking forward to the New Year and are excited about our on-go-
– Community Involvement includes publications,
ing and new projects!
legislative affairs and public relations. Fund De-
velopment provides support for our fundraising
activities such as Thrift Sale, Cookbook, Annual Community Council Update by Annie Laurie Guerard:
Fund and Sponsorship Development. Community Program Development will be holding breakout sessions at
In the Treasurer’s Report, both the monthly the November general membership meetings both in the morning and in the
expenses and the year-to-date expenses are report- evening. These sessions will be aimed at gathering information from the general
ed for each section of the budget and are contrast- membership concerning where they would like to see the League turn its focus in
ed to the total budgeted amounts. The expenses 2008. The Done in a Day committee will be working at Isle of Hope Elementary
are derived directly from invoices paid during School on November 4 from 9-5pm. They will be painting an annex room to the
the given month. The last column indicates the media center and creating a “learning café”. In December DIAD will be stufﬁng
amount remaining in the budget. bags for the Angels and Elves program at Union Mission for 300 homeless families. Extra hands would be
Copies of the budget for the 2006-2007 ﬁscal greatly appreciated on both of these projects. The Senior Citizens committee will be painting the new center
year are available at headquarters. If you have any on October 28 starting at 9am. This is a big job and all who are willing to wield a paintbrush for a good cause
questions or would like additional information
are welcome to attend. Don’t forget the Oatland Island Cane Grinding Festival on November 11th.
about the Treasurer’s Report, the League’s budget
Frank Callen Boys and Girls Club will be traveling to Charleston and the USS Yorktown on November
or any of our other ﬁnancial reports, please contact
Julie Allen, VP Finance, at julieallen@earthlink. 4, to the Pirates House for a Christmas Party on December 10 and to Augusta’s Fort Discovery on January 13.
net or 598-7265. Whew, we have a busy season!!!
Expenses: September ‘06 Budget ‘06 - ‘07 Money Used Thru Remaining
- 09/30/06 Budget
Direct Community Funding 666.87 130,500.00 2,419.17 128,080.83
Volunteer Development & Education 417.39 36,200.00 2,042.71 34,157.29
Programs - Community Involvement 2,114.92 24,350.00 3,559.21 20,790.79
Fund Development-Thrift Sale & Cookbook 10,474.48 56,875.00 12,720.08 44,154.92
Operations 47,941.70 130,618.00 72,685.26 57,932.74
TOTAL EXPENSES: 60,948.49 248,043.00 91,007.26 157,035.74
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Searching for a Cause
The Junior League of Savannah has joined
GoodSearch, an Internet search engine
Hats Off To You!
with a simple concept and unique social • Stephanie Ritzert, Allison • The Auction Committee for
mission. GoodSearch enables you to help Marrerro, and their entire their hard work and dedication
fund hundreds of thousands of charities or committee, for a wonderful and to making this year’s Auction a
schools through the simple act of searching successful Thrift Sale! huge success!
the Internet. • Katie Britt, for helping with • Gail Rountree and Leah Colby
You use GoodSearch.com like any other not just one, but two areas of for a fantastic kickoﬀ meeting for
search engine (they have partnered with Thrift Sale! A big thank you for the Georgia Historical Project.
Yahoo! to ensure great results) and each arranging the Bod Squad and for • The Oatland Island Committee
time you do, money is generated for your handling portions of publicity as for their contributions to making
favorite cause. well. She was there when she was the Medieval Festival a success.
Search and Support today ... Good- needed most! • Jan Johnson for donating her
Search!” • All the husbands/brothers/ Tybee beach house twice for the
friends/boyfriends of our live auction!
League members for helping • Julie Walsh-Elliott and the
You’re Invited move furniture, appliances and
all kinds of things as we prepared
Committee for a great Girls’
Maine Ingredients is the spotlight swap for for and hosted the annual Thrift Night Out!
November and December. Try the follow- Sale.
ing recipe over the holidays for your guests
or take it along for a gathering.
Apple Jack Spread
8 ounces cream cheese, softened Hilton Head Sustainers
4 ounces Monterey Jack Cheese, shredded The Hilton Head Sustainers have many wonderful events coming up during the next few
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard months. The First Thursday Lunch Group will be meeting at the Rendezvous Restaurant
1 large Granny Smith Apple Shredded near the Sea Pines Circle on Thursday November, 2nd at 12:30 pm. Please call the restaurant
2 tablespoons chopped chives to reserve your spot! Our ﬁrst event to occur is a day trip to Daufuskie Island on November
1⁄2 cup ﬁnely chopped pecans 9th. Nancy Ludtke, our hostess, lives on the island and will be showing our group points
of historical interest, shopping and having lunch. Our Christmas Luncheon will be held
In a food processor or by hand, combine Wednesday, December 6 at the Long Cove Club. There will be holiday entertainment and
cheeses and mustard, blending until smooth. wonderful food! PLEASE remember to bring all non-perishable items or a cash donation
Remove to a medium bowl. Add apples and for Deep Well. An Atlanta trip is being planned for the end of January 2007. The trip will
chives and gently combine mixture. Sprinkle include 2 nights at the Ritz Carlton Buckhead. Activities include: the museum, the aquarium,
with pecans. Chill and serve with crackers. theater tickets, dinner and lunch at the Capital City Club and plenty of shopping.
Yields 2 cups. Happy Holidays from the Hilton Head Sustainers!
What’s cooking with the Cookbook Committee
Little Leaguers We have many wonderful events taking place over the next couple of months. Please let us
know if you are interested in volunteering or baking for one of the below events!
• We are providing refreshments for the morning November meeting and featuring delica-
Suzanne and John Fogarty welcomed Thomas cies from our swap cookbooks - Christmas ornament raﬄes will be held at each meeting.
Edward on July 26, 2006. He joins sisters If you purchase a cookbook at the morning meeting there will be gift wrapping available!!!
Maggie and Ashlyn. • Stop by our booth at Christmas Made in the South at the Savannah Trade Center Novem-
ber 10th – 12th.
Shana and Shawn Pinkston welcomed • We will also be at Eﬃngham County High School November 19th for the Holiday Clas-
their little bundle of joy, Benjamin McCabe sic Business and Craft Expo.
Pinkston, on September 14, 2006. • On December 1st we will be providing the refreshments for the Preview Party for Senior
Citizen’s Inc. CALLING ALL COOKS – we are asking for volunteers to assist with the
Meg and William Fawcett and big sister food preparation!
Elizabeth welcomed Mary Milner Fawcett on • December 6th we will be at the Long Cove Club with the Hilton Head Sustainers – We
September 26, 2006. are oﬀering free gift wrap with every purchase.
• Look for our Ad in the Downtown Neighborhood Association Holiday Tour of Homes
4 www.jrLeaguesavannah.org November-December 2006
General Membership Meeting Minutes Provisional Update
September 11, 2006 the sales will be donated to the JLS.
Welcome Membership Council The Provisional Class has been busy at work
The meeting was called to order at 7:06 pm. Mary Jo Halligan presented the Fall Pro- in the last month! Not only did they partici-
Laura Hassell welcomed everyone and their visional Class. Tammy Ray welcomed new pate in and experience the excitement of the
guests and Tammy Ray read an inspiration- transfers and Julie Walsh-Elliott congratu- Annual Thrift Sale; they have been steadily
al piece. A moment of silence was observed lated the member of the month. She also learning about our wonderful League! Most
to honor those who died on September encouraged members to attend the Member recently, they learned the diﬀerent aspects
11, 2001. The consent agenda of the May Social.
general membership meeting minutes were Community Council
approved. Annie Laurie Guerard presented the Com-
Digital Cheetah munity Projects and the chairs of its project
Julie Allen and Tammy Ray presented gave more detail about what was happening.
Digital Cheetah, its beneﬁts for the Ju- Jan Johnson presented the Position State-
nior League of Savannah, and the manner ments.
in which it has beneﬁted other Leagues Communications Council
throughout the country. There was discus- Rebecca Hawkins discussed the new year-
sion among the members about the beneﬁts book. She encouraged members to contact
of Digital Cheetah. A motion was made and her if they would like a paper copy of the
seconded to invest in Digital Cheetah. The 2006-2007yearbook. and requirements of Membership within our
motion passed with 128 for and 24 against. Nominating Committee League. To help them better understand its
Finance Council Sally Akins discussed and explained the importance they were asked to take a survey
Stephanie Ritzert discussed the Thrift Sale Willingness to Serve Forms and when they on how they became Provisional Members
and presented a video highlighting some of would be available. A copy of the form will and how their experience has been so far.
the thrift sales in the past. Emily Cay talked be available on the internet. Below we have listed some of the questions
about the upcoming Spanx promotion with There being no old or new business, the they were asked and their responses for ev-
JLS. If members shop online for Spanx dur- meeting was adjourned at 8:45pm. eryone to see.
ing the month of October, a percentage of
1. What made you want to join the
The Concessions Committee would like to say a special thanks to everyone who graciously donated Answer: Helping the community &
food for the JLS volunteers during the Thrift sale. We could not have done it without you!!! meeting people
2. How did you hear about the League?
Applebees Dawg House Grill Olive Garden
Answer: Through Friends
Atlanta Bread Co. Dominos Pizza Piggly Wiggly-Pooler
3. How has your League experience been so
Bakers Pride Hardees Piggly Wiggly-Sandﬂy
Baldinos- Garden City Hooters Papa Johns
Basils Pizza Johnnie Ganem Pizza Hut-Garden City
4. Do you have friends or co-workers that
Baystreet Blues Johnny Harris Rude Rudys
are interested in joining the League?
Bennigans Kolache Bakery-Pooler Sams Club
BoJangles Krispy Kreme Sophisticated Palate
5. Would you prefer an in-League
Burger King- MLK Blvd Kroger Sweet Leaf Cafe
placement or community placement?
Carrabas Larry’s Giant Subs Subway
Chick-Fil-A-Mall Blvd Lips Pizza-Pooler Texas Road House
6. Name one word you associate with the
Chick-Fil-A-Pooler Locos Deli The Exchange Tavern
Coastal Sail Lovezzolas-Pooler Walmart-Pooler
Answer: Community, Helping,
Coca Cola Co. Mellow Mushroom Wendys
Coldstone Creamery Mrs. Wilkes Wild Wing Cafe
Dairy Queen-Garden City Muthers BBQ-Garden City
Staying Connected We have our second provisional class com-
ing up in the Spring! If you know someone
The Fall issue of Connected, the Association of Junior Leagues International quarterly news-
who is interested in joining our League be
letter, is available online now. This newsletter is a valuable tool for communication. It lets
sure to invite them to the January Member-
you know what your sister Leagues are doing and also provides news about ALJI initiatives.
ship Meeting! Please email the names of
Let’s keep connected! We encourage you to distribute this newsletter to your members by
your guests to:
email and by posting a link on your League website. Let’s keep members connected! To ac-
email@example.com so that
cess the latest issue, Connected go to: http://www.ajli.org/?nd=connected
she will be registered!
November-December 2006 www.jrLeaguesavannah.org 5
Placement 411 Legislative Affairs
Answering your Placement Ques-
tions concerning Volunteer Re- The Legislative Committee is excited to cation of the many facets surrounding the
quirements and the Leave of kick oﬀ its work this year by ﬁrst reaﬃrming problem, encouraging that the judicial sys-
Absence Process our stances. At our next membership meet- tem continue to aid and support victims,
Submitted by: Lynn Stover, ing, we will vote on the position statements supporting the reform of the
Placement Chair-Elect of the Junior League of Savannah which can criminal justice system to expedite the legal
be found the yearbook located on our process, and to encourage counseling and re-
What are my volunteer requirements as an website. Here is a quick review... habilitation to deal with speciﬁc oﬀenders.
active member of the Junior League of Sa- Aging: We will advocate to ensure that older Environment: We will support the protec-
Our bylaws state: “Active members are re- adults have the means to meet their physical, tion of our natural resources.
sponsible for committing to volunteer service intellectual, emotional, mental, social and Historic Preservation: We will safeguard the
through the Placement Committee. Members economic needs. heritage of our community
are required to complete a minimum of 50 Children and Families: We will commit to through research and advocacy for the preser-
hours annually for volunteer service place- ﬁghting problems facing today’s youth such vation and appropriate use of historic struc-
ment.” (JLS Bylaws, Article III, Section 1B) as reducing teen pregnancies, reducing the tures. Revitalization and citizen enjoyment
Are you active with your placement assign- infant mortality rate in our community, sup- are our priorities for Downtown Savannah.
ment for this year? Have you met your place-
ment chair and other members of your com- porting programs to help treat and prevent Voluntarism: At the root of our beliefs, we
mittee? substance abuse, and addressing essential will strive to see that voluntarism remains
If your placement is not working for you as far housing and education needs. eﬀective in meeting the needs of our com-
as time and scheduling, or if you have ques- Crime: We will work towards decreasing munity.
tions/concerns regarding your placement, crime by encouraging awareness and edu-
please contact Allison Newberry, Placement
or Lynn Stover, Placement Chair-Elect
(LMSTide1@comcast.net), to ﬁnd a more
suitable placement opportunity for you.
What is the procedure for requesting a leave This past month we completed our annual and disclosures in the ﬁnancial statements,
of absence from the Junior League of Savan- audit process with a presentation to the Board an assessment of our accounting principals
nah? of Directors by Joe Usher of Hancock Askew and signiﬁcant estimates, as well as an evalu-
The Bylaws state: “Any active member who & Co. LLP. During the audit Hancock ation of our overall ﬁnancial positions. Our
cannot fulﬁll her placement obligations and/
or is unable to attend the required number of Askew evaluated the League’s accounting re- audit indicated a strong balance sheet with a
Membership Meetings may apply for a leave cords to obtain assurance that our ﬁnancial 7:1 ratio of assets to liabilities. A copy of the
of absence. statements are free of material misstatement. audit is always available in the VP Finance
(a) A member on leave is encouraged to The audit included an examination of origi- box at headquarters for your review.
participate in as many League activities nal documentation relating to the amounts
as her circumstances allow.
(b) A member on leave is required to pay all
ﬁnancial obligations (annual dues and
fundraising quotas). She is excused from
volunteer placement, fund raising shift
work, and Membership Meetings.
(c) The request for all leaves shall be submit
ted in writing to the Placement Chair
man one (1) month prior to the requested
leave date. Leaves will be acted upon by
The Cheetah Spot
the Membership Council and reported The database safari has begun! Much has been accomplished with Digital Cheetah. After
to the Board and committees.” (JLS By approval at the September General Membership Meeting, our ﬁles were converted by
-laws, Article III, Section 4)
How can the placement Committee assist Digital Cheetah into useable formats for the web-based software. In addition, company
you in this process? representatives met with committee chairs and other key League members over
From time to time, members ﬁnd that their a period of three days to begin the process of determining
circumstances warrant taking a leave of ab- how the custom-developed database can best serve our
sence from JLS activities. If you need to take
a leave of absence, please remember that it is League. The database will be up and running in
your responsibility to complete the Leave of January, so watch The Cheetah
Absence Request Form (available by request Spot for more information!
from JLS Headquarters or online at the JLS
website) and submit the form to the Place-
6 www.jrLeaguesavannah.org November-December 2006
November 2006 *Names denote member birthdays
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 2 3 4
Elizabeth Sams Christine Wright Beverly Prickett
5 6 JLS-HQ 10:00 am 7 8 9 10 11 Cane Grinding
Membership Oatland Island
The First City
Melissa Byrd Jamie Sumner Brittany DeMott Heather Burge
Marianna Barbrey Maude Hinely Amanda Ware Emily Johnson Carolyn Shervette
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Communications Finance Council Community Membership
Council JLS-HQ 6:00 pm Council Council
JLS-HQ 6:00 pm JLS-HQ 6:00 pm JLS-HQ 6:00 pm
Carrie Murray Nellis
Stephanie McKeever Julie Walsh-Elliott Angela Hagan
Kay Riley Emily Dixon Shelley Wilkins Paige Couper
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Jessica McClellan Ginger Watson
Estelle Morris Connell Cannon Starr Horn Debbie Hornsby Katie Gillespie Jennifer Smith
26 27 28 29 30
JLS-HQ 5:30 pm
Meeting Annie Laurie Guerard Andrea Harris
JLS-HQ 6:30 pm Karen Ruchalski Alycia Holmes
Betsy Howard Elizabeth DuBose Cheryl Ducey Ami Zipperer
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Leslie Rae Cox
Lauren McMillen Anna Ruby
3 4Chic boutique
Meeting 5 6 7 8 9
event Kathy Gitlin
5:30pm-8:30pm Megan McGarty
Melissa Francis Emily Cay
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Board Meeting � ���� �
17 Island Dr ��� �
Meeting Beth Concepcion
JLS-HQ 6:30 pm Catherine Donovan
Melinda Byck Sarah Luttrell Laura Nottingham JoBeth Allen Tara Aikens
17 18 19 20 21 22 Day 23 ��
Mary Fitzgerald Jennifer Vardeman Lynn Brennan of
Robin Thompson Stephanie Ritzert Allison Marrero Janna Godfrey
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Beth Ann Gibson Mandy Burke
Christmas Eve Caroline Edwards Christine Freeman Mischa Turner Leslie Ducey
November-December 2006 www.jrLeaguesavannah.org 7
Endowment Fund Contributors:
Ensure the League of future generations
Alive and Well Lynn Brennan in honor of the
November is American Diabetes Awareness Month Provisionals “Red Team” for their
Today, almost 21 million children and adults in the US have diabetes -- including 9.7 million women commitment to JLS.
and almost one third of them do not know it. The burden of diabetes on women is unique, because the
disease can aﬀect both mothers and their unborn children. Diabetes can cause diﬃculties during pregnancy Lynn Stover in honor of Dr. Donald
such as a miscarriage or a baby born with birth defects. Women with diabetes are also more likely to have a Gallup, Dr. James Burke and Dr. Snehal
heart attack, and at a younger age, than women without diabetes. Bhoola of Savannah Gynecologic
Diabetes is the ﬁfth-deadliest disease in the United States, and it has no cure. Because of the increasing Oncology.
lifespan of women and the rapid growth of minority populations, the number of women in the United States
at high risk for diabetes and its complications is increasing. Stephanie Ritzert in memory of Ann Cyr.
December 1st is AIDS World Day
Almost half of the adults living with HIV and AIDS today are women. Over the past two years, the Lizann Roberts in memory of Mrs. Bill
number of women and girls infected with HIV has increased in every region of the world, with rates rising Binns and in honor of Paige Case.
particularly rapidly in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America. In sub-Saharan Africa, women and girls
already make up almost 60% of adults living with HIV. Laura Hassell in memory of Sima
If you know anyone who is living with these serious issues, please consider honoring them by making a Radetsky for Ovarian Cancer awareness
contribution to the Junior League Endowment fund in their name. month.
Use the form below and make your contribution TODAY!
Make checks payable & mail to: The Junior League of Savannah, Inc. Endowment Fund
P.O. Box 23545 • Savannah, GA 31403
I/We support the mission of The Junior League of Savannah and would like to contribute $_____ .
In memory of / In honor of _______________________________________ Levels of Giving:
We are pleased to recognize donors who reach
On the Occasion of _____________________________________________ certain annual cumulative giving levels.
All gifts are credited toward membership
Please send acknowledgement to: ___________________________________
in one of the following giving circles:
Address _____________________ City ___________ State ___ Zip ______ Sponsor Circle a gift of up to $500
Patron Circle a gift of $500 - $999
Contributed by: ________________________________________________ Benefactor Circle a gift of $1,000 - $2,499
Presidential Circle a gift of $2,500 - $4,999
Address _____________________ City ___________ State ___ Zip ______ Charter Circle a gift of $5,000 and above
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