Member Spotlight: Sara Hopkins

Name: Sara Hopkins Current Placement: Treasurer Year in the League: 6 Employer: KPMG, LLP What made you decide to explore and apply for your employer’s donation?  What made you think JLG would be a good fit? Giving back to the community and volunteerism is one of KPMG’s core values and we have a few great programs […]

Kids in the Kitchen adapts to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Junior League of Greensboro’s first Kids in the Kitchen project of the 20-21 League year is complete! The committee bought ingredients, packed 66 snack bags, filmed an instructional video and printed instructions and educational healthy food games for the kids at The Salvation Arm Boys and Girls Club Greensboro. Feedback surveys were provided to […]

Advertise With Us!

EverGreene is the Junior League of Greensboro’s signature publication. Approximately 2,000 copies are distributed to Junior League members, advisors, donors, community partners, elected officials, and local businesses each year. This year’s deadline for ad contracts/requests is Friday, January 29, 2021. Ready to advertise in our EverGreene magazine or have questions? Contact us at Learn more about […]

In Memory: Dale Caldwell

Junior League Family – With heavy hearts we share that one of our past Junior League members, Dale Caldwell, passed away on July 6, 2020. Dale was featured on the cooking show What’s Cooking Today and helped compile the award-winning Junior League Cookbook Out of Our League. The Junior League cookbook, Out of Our League, […]

In Memory: Catherine Patsy Carson Davidson

Junior League Family – With heavy hearts we share that one of our Past Presidents (1969-70), Catherine Patsy Carson Davidson, passed away on May 29, 2020. A native of Greensboro, Patsy attended Grimsley High School and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She briefly moved away from Greensboro after marriage, before returning to the […]

JLG Members: Help Us Share Your Story

Junior League Family – This year, we will share updates about upcoming events, news, and other communications on our website. We hope to provide important information while fostering community between members. If you are an active or sustainer member who would like to share an update, please email us at We would love to […]

The Junior League of Greensboro Stands Against Racism

Dear Members, These have been hard days. After being hit by a worldwide pandemic and shutdowns in many parts of our lives, we have been heartbroken over recent events. We stand with our members who may be experiencing anger, fear, disappointment, and uncertainty over our current reality. As the nation, and our city grapple with […]

Member Spotlight: Stephanie Billings

Member Spotlight: Stephanie Billings By Elizabeth Illig   A former president of the Junior League of Greensboro, North Carolina, Stephanie Billings has been named Executive Director of Alumni Affairs at Appalachian State University. She began the role in October.   Stephanie is a proud alumna of Appalachian State University and has been involved in the […]

2020 – 2021 Board of Directors and Executive Management Team

Cara Derounian, President Tyson Strandberg, President Elect Sally Cartwright, Executive Vice President Sara Hopkins, Treasurer Erin Kennedy, Secretary Emma Millard, Nominating Chair Alex Pappas, Director – Active Michelle Fletcher, Director – Active Laura Cashwell, Director – Sustainer Pat Vreeland, Director – Sustainer Board of Directors Bios Sally Cartwright, Executive Vice President Allyson Ward, Executive Vice […]

Member Spotlight: Karlene Jennings

    Member Spotlight: Karlene Jennings By Elizabeth Illig   Junior League of Greensboro member Karlene Jennings was recently appointed to the National Library Association’s Philanthropy Advisory Group. Karlene will serve for two terms, where she will advance fundraising efforts in support of the association’s mission.   “The American Library Association has nearly 60,000 members […]