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February 15, 2017
Spots Reserved for JLP Members at the 2017 Liberty Learning Exchange

You're invited you to attend the 2017 Liberty Learning Exchange on Saturday, March 18. This is an exciting opportunity to attend a Junior League regional training right here in Philadelphia. We have reserved 15 spots at this year's event for JLP members at a discounted price of $65! Speakers will include representatives from AJLI and JLP, as well as other Philadelphia-area professionals. Topics will focus on the connection between community and membership, successful fundraising, and communications and marketing strategies.

Liberty Learning Exchange Welcome Reception

Help us welcome our Liberty Learning Exchange attendees to Philadelphia! For our second annual regional training, we want you to be hostesses as we welcome attendees from across the East Coast and Mid-Atlantic regions to Philadelphia for this one-day training. The reception will take place at Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar in Radnor on March 17. Admission includes two (2) drink tickets and heavy hors d'oeuvres.

Transfer Quota Party

Come to the Thrift Shop of February 19 to learn more about the JLP's largest fundraiser and take the opportunity to complete your quota requirement with the Transfer Committee! Members of the JLP Thrift Shop Committee will give us a tour of the shop and provide instructions on how to hang your quota. Be sure to bring your donations!

First Time Homebuyer Seminar - Mission Credit

Do you want to develop your knowledge of the Philadelphia housing market and the process of purchasing a home? Are you interested in learning tips and tricks related to financial savings in obtaining the mortgage that is right for you? Join us on February 28 for a training focused on buying and selling real estate, with an emphasis on how to prepare to be a first time homebuyer! You'll learn how to narrow your search, what you'll need to do to make an offer, how to navigate a home inspection, mortgage "do's and don'ts", and more! Each attendee will take home a gift and earn a Mission Credit.

How to Juggle it All: A Panel on Work, Life, League Balance

Do you ever sit at a GMM and secretly wonder HOW do JLP women do it all? Join EVT on March 1 for a panel featuring outstanding members who balance life, work, league, and all of the other responsibilities in between! We will also feature Tara Murphy, owner of Primp and Play, to join in on the conversation.

Sustainer Done in a Day at the Thrift Shop

Join us on March 12 the Sustainer DIAD at our fabulous Thrift Shop to help transition the shop from winter to spring and replace the old hangers with new ones! This is a wonderful opportunity to support the shop, enjoy a fun Sunday afternoon with friends, and know your time is greatly appreciated by the League and the shop customers.

Transfer Tea and Flower Show

Join us for a Saturday afternoon of Tea and Flowers on Saturday, March 18. Tea at XIX will be served at 2:30 p.m. and the cost per ticket is $39.50 (this includes tax and tip). Due to large party reservations, tickets to the tea can not be refunded. After tea, walk to the Philadelphia Flower Show, where this year's theme is 'Holland'. Be sure to buy your tickets online before the show for a discounted ticket price; tickets sometimes sell out. If you can't make it to both events, join us for just one! 

Evening Sustainers Spin at Soul Cycle

Welcome spring by joining us on a ride at the new Soul Cycle in Ardmore on March 21, where we will experience their special brand of spin. No previous spinning or biking experience is required and all levels of fitness are welcome. As the new neighbor of JLP Headquarters, Soul Cycle is generously letting the Junior League members try this class for free! There are showers available at Soul Cycle and those who are interested will grab dinner after class at Suburban Square.

Training - Your JLP Journey

Have you charted your JLP roadmap? EVT invites you on March 25 to dig deeper and plan out your JLP future. Career “pathing” is the process through which League members map the education, skills, and experience that will enable them to attain volunteer career goals within the League's opportunities. Come learn, share, and prepare! This training is open to New Members, as well as Actives/Sustainers.

A Place at the Table Viewing and Discussion  

On April 8, join EVT to view and discuss A Place at the Table, a brief movie examining the issue of hunger in America, focusing on the plight of three individuals from different parts of the country who struggle to find adequate nutrition. Attending this training will earn you one (1) Mission Credit.

Spring Service Weekend

The Done in a Day Committee is planning a Spring Service Weekend in support of our Apple a Day Healthy Living InitiativeTM . Over the weekend, we will partner with local nonprofits focused on food insecurity and healthy eating for three or four community service events with approximately 80 JLP volunteers. We hope you will join us for our Spring Service Weekend on April 22-23, 2017.  More details to follow!

Sustainer Spring Membership Meeting

Join us on May 7 to recognize Special Sustainers, as well as celebrate our membership in the Junior League of Philadelphia. Registration information was included in the recent Sustainer mailing, or register and pay online on the JLP website. If questions, please contact Joan Prewitt or Mary Alice Michaels. We hope to see you there!

Sustainer Spring Excursion to Grounds for Sculpture

The Grounds for Sculpture has a constantly evolving collection of superb contemporary outdoor sculptures and rotating exhibits in six indoor galleries. Join us on May 9 for a private docent-led tour of the sculptures at 11 a.m. After our tour, you may choose to have lunch (at your expense) at one of the three restaurants on the grounds and continue to explore the galleries and grounds at your leisure. Assistance will be provided in arranging car pools. Register on the JLP website or via the flyer in the Sustainer mailing

Affinity Group Happenings

Upcoming event for the Dinner Party Affinity Group:
  • March 4 at 11 a.m. in Hatboro; theme is "Bacon Brunch Bash" 

Upcoming New Member Events

New Member Meeting at Share - February 18
New Member Social at Solid core - March 4
New Member Bylaws and P&Ps Training - March 5 and March 28
March New Member meeting - March 14
Training - Your JLP Journey - March 25
New Members meet Marketing/Communications and Development Councils - April 10

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