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2014 AJLI Annual Conference

Junior League leaders from across The Association descended upon St. Louis for the AJLI 92nd Annual Conference.

  1. The countdown to Annual Conference begins…

  2. AJLI Annual Conference in St. Louis begins in a week. Incoming president Laura Hughes and president elect Julie Krug will be there! #JLAC14
  3. We are excited to be a part of #JLAC14 @JuniorLeague @juniorleaguestl #b4 will be on your swag bag this thursday! #b4AJLI
  4. @b4products Glad to have you be a part of #JLAC14! Thanks for adding to the swag bag fun for our delegates.
  5. Big @JLKDServes week! Annual May Dinner tonight celebrating JLKD’s accomplishment, and then head to St. Louis tmrw for #JLAC14 #volunteer
  6. We're on our way!

  7. We are packed and ready for the #JLAC14 in St. Louis. Can’t wait to network with all the fantastic #JuniorLeague women!
  8. @JuniorLeague‘s Annual Conference is close this year, so we’re sending six members to three days of training and idea-swapping! #JLAC14
  9. @nadamanley and I getting ready to fly to the Lou for #JLAC14
  10. Safe travels to all the @JuniorLeague ladies headed to St. Louis today! We are excited to meet you! #JLAC14
  11. 22 pairs of shoes, 10 days worth of snacks, 7 hair dryers, curling/flat irons … On the road to #jlac14
  12. Made it to St Louis & had our fun friends on our flight!! Let the fun begin! @llcoolj_also #jlconference #juniorleague
  13. @kellygeers here, armed with my Boston Stoker at the Dayton airport waiting for my flight to the Junior League Annual Conference. Looking forward to bringing back great info! #jldayton #beJLD #JLAC14
  14. Wishing @jneisse safe travels and a weekend of incredible training at #JLAC14
  15. #JLSL hosts 92nd Annual Conference of @JuniorLeague-one of the largest, most effective women’s volunteer organizations in the world #JLAC14
  16. Welcome to St. Louis and the AJLI 92nd Annual Conference!
  17. At the Hospitality Table for a warm Junior League of St. Louis welcome
  18. Help find IT. Come see us in the exhibitor area near the Internet cafe. #jlac14 pic.twitter.com/fT16VPP4sy
  19. In honor of being at the Junior League Annual Convention in St. Louis this weekend, here’s a #tbt to the 2009 JLSL Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City. #JLAC14
  20. Getting Started with Elective Sessions

  21. Issue Interest Group Meeting on Human Trafficking
  22. Great discussion at Human Trafficking session. Shared what the JLS is doing to raise awareness. #JLSendHT #JLAC14
  23. Great hearing what other @JuniorLeague chapters are doing about human trafficking. #JLAC14
  24. Great info from other @JuniorLeague chapters re the human trafficking issue. So much work to be done still but the ball is rolling. #JLAC14
  25. Sharing ideas about how to engage advocacy and raise awareness about human trafficking with Leagues from across the country. #JLAC14
  26. Annual Conference First Timer's Orientation
  27. Safely arrived. How beautiful is the room for my First Timer’s Orientation! #JLAC14 # JLSpringfieldIL #jlsil  http://fb.me/16G0QYXLA 
  28. Learning about intentional networking from JuWon Choi – use your delegates list to make notes on ladies you meet at #JLAC14
  29. Cross Cultural Solutions for Junior Leagues
  30. Feeling excited after our morning session with @volunteerabroad! Hoping to see everyone in Guatemala! @JuniorLeagueLI @JuniorLeague #JLAC14
  31. Shout out to the @JuniorLeague holding it’s annual conference this week in St. Louis! Awesome women who tirelessly #giveback! #JLAC14
  32. Gearing up for the Annual Conference Opening Session
  33. We are getting ready to kick off #JLAC14 with our Opening Session in Majestic Ballroom A-E at 1:00 p.m. – see you there!
  34. Its an honor to rep @jlfortmyers for the last time as President at Annual Conference. #JLAC14
  35. Hanging with @jlcupres14 and Jessica from Waterloo-Cedar Falls at voting delegate luncheon #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/6VDcSIfZEa
  36. Time for the procession of Leagues. Sitting with my Gulf Coast sistahs! #JLAC14 @jlfortmyers pic.twitter.com/c6o4pIOdPR
  37. Check out our fearless leader @NSerpa10 representing! She is ready for procession! #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/Rp7swgvzNi
  38. Our incoming President, Liz Smith, is at AJLI’s Annual Conference in St. Louis this week! Good luck, Liz! #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/795PMuwYyJ
  39. Congratulations to the incoming president JL of Northern Westchester Samantha Johns #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/xa1dUlNvat
  40. Time for the Opening Session of the AJLI 92nd Annual Conference
  41. #jlac14 Opening Ceremony for Annual Conference
  42. Team Junior Leagues success is not measured in a year, but measured in a lifetime #jlac14

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  43. What is it about hearing your country’s national anthem that brings out goosebumps of pride? @JuniorLeagueLI #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/VuWW4VZHBI
  44. #JLAC14 listening to greetings from Junior Leagues around the world
  45. The Junior League: GAME ON
  46. The work of Junior Leagues represent 10 decades of voluntarism and community service #JLAC14
  47. Fu
    zzy picture and a few hours late…but I am doing my best to represent @juniorleagueogden at #JLAC14
  48. Celebrating our 90th year #jlac14
  49. President Lisa Ebrom and PE Kristen Henry (@klhenry80) representing #JLSA at the @juniorleague Annual Conference! #JLAC14
  50. Roll Call… Congratulations to St. Louis, Kansas City, and Detroit on your centennial! #jlac14  http://fb.me/33cZjzDY8 
  51. Mr. @barackobama sent a message of thanks to all @juniorleague volunteers during #jlac14. #ajli #jlsa
  52. We’ve been a powerhouse in our community for many years! We have been roaring since the 1920’s! #JLAC14 #ROLLCALL pic.twitter.com/81GxjeK1nU
  53. Junior Leagues exist all over the world. Check out our Prez @NSerpa10 posing with the Honolulu Prez! #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/9way5OJq0b
  54. Time for afternoon workshops

  55. "Create Your Own Key Messages That Stick!" Presenter: Susan Danish, AJLI Executive Director
  56. Working on how to craft our key messages in a workshop with @JuniorLeague Executive Director, Susan Danish. #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/UrxQ3Zih4N
  57. "Turning Outward: The Community as Your Focal Point"
  58. Is your conference room or your community the reference point for the decisions you make? #harwoodinstitute #JLAC14
  59. Asking strategic questions challenging us- how we can increase our impact & focus on the future? @jlatlanta #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/iyrex0amAK
  60. Great being here with women leaders of @JuniorLeague talking about what it means to #turnoutward. #JLAC14
  61. Wrapping up our first day at Annual Convention here in St. Louis excited and energized – game on! #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/XRGR6f32l4
  62. Now that you’ve finished your afternoon session, join us for Service Dialogue in Majestic A-E, 2nd floor starting at 4:45. #JLAC14
  63. Time for updates from AJLI at Service Dialogue
  64. Excited to get back and share new info in member benefits with @JLKDServes members #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/FUdJZzcj0S
  65. Single sign in coming between @JuniorLeague website and ind league websites coming soon! #JLAC14
  66. @juniorleaguestl thanks volunteers for making all of our 16 member leagues feel welcome! #JLAC14 #JLCAPubAffairs #CASPAC14
  67. Meanwhile back at the Hospitality Table and Exhibit Showcase
  68. Junior League members enjoying Pretzel Boy snacks at the hospitality table at #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/M1HpeXRHTg
  69. If you’re at #JLAC14, make sure to stop by the Exhibit Showcase to visit @Jitasa_Is @VolunteerMatters @digitalcheetah @b4products & more!
  70. Selfie with #JuniorLeague President Toni Freeman at #jlac14 #jltroyny
  71. Wishing our Canadian delegates an educational and inspirational annual conference at #JLAC14. #JuniorLeague #WomenWhoLead
  72. Buses for the #JLAC14 Opening Reception @mobotnews will begin leaving at 6pm from the hotel’s Charles Street entrance.
  73. Time for our Opening Reception at the Missouri Botanical Garden
  74. Day 1 in the books! Now on the bus to an evening at the St. Louis Botanical Gardens! #jlnwa #jlac14
  75. #ajli #jlac14 @jlindianapolis @nrmcculloch Tram tour of the Missouri Botanical Gardens
  76. The Climatron at sunset
  77. Floating glass onions by Dale #Chihuly in front of the geodesic dome at #Missouri Botanical #Garden
  78. Dale #Chihuly glass sunbeam gates at the #Missouri Botanical #Garden
  79. Great dinner with even better company! #jlac14 @ Robust Downtown at The MX  http://instagram.com/p/oCwjoaESJE/ 
  80. Had a great time at the opening reception #jlac14
  81. It was beautiful &so much fun! “@JuniorLeague:Thanks @juniorleaguestl 4 warm welcome & lovely evening @mobotnews. #JLAC14@JuniorLeagueLI
  82. Friday, May 16, 2014: Day Two

  83. Good morning #JLAC14 delegates! Get your day started with breakfast beginning at 7:30. See your agenda for locations.
  84. Early morning at #JLAC14 learning how to more effectively utilize our technology. Thanks #volunteermatters
  85. Who’s ready for some digital storytelling today? I am. 😉 #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/kEFQGpYKMv
  86. Amazing changes for Digital Cheetah coming in the next few months. #JLAC14
  87. Good Morning #JLAC14 : Win $100 gift cards and show us your photo using #b4 hand sanitizer! Tag us by using #b4AJLI
  88. Day 2 of the 92nd Annual Conf. of @JuniorLeague and an opportunity to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the @JuniorLeagueKC & #JLSL #JLAC14
  89. Starting Governance Dialogue
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It’s time!!! I get to Vote! #JLAC14 #JLM
  • Ladies of #jlac14 – I just thought about what an impact all of you in the ballroom are making in communities across America and the world.
  • Watching all the beautiful @JuniorLeague women filter into #JLAC14 this A.M. was great. So many gorgeous outfits! #fashionaddict
  • Let’s get #JLAC14 day two started! So fun seeing all the beautiful women dressed up in gorgeous clothing and ready to learn today!
  • Governance Dialogue. Discussing @JuniorLeague Bylaws changes and topics brought fwd by leagues #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/JFU0brdpU0
  • So neat to see an empowered membership- Governance in action this morning at conference! #jlac14 #jlsp  http://fb.me/6r8SSXySo 
  • Wow. Fantastic (and respectful) @JuniorLeague discussion at the Governance Dialogue session this morning. #JLAC14
  • @JrLeagueRaleigh Enjoying AJLI’s annual conference which includes 293 Leagues in 4 countries! #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/zb1cccqtgY
  • The JLSL received an award for participating as an ALT League on Governance and Management. #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/jk9Erk3wnz
  • JLB’s own Anne Townsend being welcomed onto the AJLI board of directors; congratulations Anne! #JLAC14
  • JL-members-only volunteer trip to Guatemala coming in January. Something to think about, @JLAnnArbor! #JLAC14
  • Congrats to @kceling for being named to the @JuniorLeague Diversity & Inclusion task force #JLAC14
  • Now that we’ve taken care of Association business at Governance Dialogue, take a break in Majestic Foyer before your morning session #JLAC14
  • Cassie meeting and greeting some awesome people at our booth at #JLAC14. pic.twitter.com/TL79hKfdAg
  • Time for Morning Workshops

  • "Strategic Transformation: The Junior League Governance and Management Model" Presenter: Anne Dalton, AJLI Chief Officer for Strategic Initiatives
  • Learning how we can move our League to an effective Governance and Management model from the @JuniorLeague‘s brilliant Anne Dalton. #JLAC14
  • "The Art of Digital Storytelling" Presenter: Susan Chavez, AJLI Consultant
  • Great tools to create digital stories for our Junior League of Alexandria w/ @Susan_Chavez #JLAC14
  • Hadn’t heard about the “rule of thirds” before—very helpful for us non-artists! @Susan_Chavez #JLAC14
  • Nonprofits – apply to @Animoto, use their service to turn photos into a #JuniorLeague video! Tip from @Susan_Chavez at #JLAC14
  • Tech Soup is a great resource for discounted software for non-profits @Susan_Chavez #JLAC14
  • Thx @Susan_Chavez & @JuniorLeague for sharing The Art of Digital Storytelling! #JLAC14! Great info for our early #literacy msg @JLMaconGA
  • "Strategic Transformation" Presenter: Janine Le Sueur, AJLI Director of Education & Programs
  • "Community Gardens: A Gateway to Healthy Children and Communities" Moderator and Panelists from Junior Leagues of Charlotte, NC; Chattanooga, TN; Birmingham, MI; and Sacramento, CA
  • Learning to create a community garden for #OKC at Junior League Annual Conference. @JL_OKC working for a healthier OKC. #JLAC14
  • @JLChatt challenged members to feed their families for a week on food stamps to highlight hunger crisis. Idea for @JL_OKC? #JLAC14
  • Junior League Change- it is good and exciting! #jlac14
  • Join us in recognizing an outstanding Junior Leaguer during the Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award lunch in Majestic A-E @ 1pm #JLAC14
  • President Elect Elect Shiela Jones getting ready to rock the house at #JLAC14 #meetmeinstlouis
  • JLSL members before the Mary Harriman luncheon with AJLI Pres
    Toni Freeman and JLC past Pres Peggy Bodine #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/HAsUTUdmNU
  • Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award Luncheon
  • And the winner is…
  • ¡Felicitaciones a Samira Modad, @JuniorLeagueMex, ganadora del premio Mary Harriman Community Leadership! #JLAC14
  • Congratulations to this year’s Marry Harriman Community Leadership Award Winner, Samira Modad
    of @JuniorLeagueMex! #JLAC14
  • Congratulations Samira Modad, JL of Mexico City, 2014 Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award Winner #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/uD0BrBw6bZ
  • Congratulations to this year’s Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award winner! #JLAC14
  • Congratulations to # Mary Harriman award winner from JL of Mexico City! #JLAC14
  • Congrats to Samira Modad from the JLMC for winning the 2014 Mary Harriman Award. #JLAC14
  • Felicidades a Samira Modad, mujer #voluntaria que ama a #Mexico y ganadora del premio Mary Harriman en EEUU! #JLAC14
  • Congrats to Samira Modad for being honored with the JL Mary Harriman award! #jlac14 @JuniorLeague pic.twitter.com/B1MWI9QKSP
  • Beyond thrilled to announce our own Samira Modad, winner of this year’s Mary Harriman Award! #JLAC14
  • Congrats to Samira Modad from JL Mexico City for being this year’s recipient of the Mary Harriman Award #JLAC14 pic.twitter.com/enuAdeUVrw
  • We’re excited to hear all about our friend Vicki Clark’s presentation at AJLI Annual Conference #JLAC14  http://fb.me/2WiAJJSn2 
  • Social responsibility should be the norm not the exception #JLAC14
  • Congratulations Mary Harriman Award winner Samira Modad! #JLAC14 #JLGP
  • @JuniorLeagueRI Bravo to Samira Modad from the JL of Mexico City, the 2014 Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award Winner!#JLAC14
  • Inspired by the work and words of Samira Modad, Mary Harriman Award winner: “Phenomenal woman… that’s us!” #JLAC14
  • @JuniorLeague Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award to Dr. Samira Modad of Jr League Mexico City #JLAC14 #inspire pic.twitter.com/3OZG9zzbzw
  • Congrats! @JuniorLeagueMex: Beyond thrilled to announce our own Samira Modad, winner of this year’s Mary Harriman Award! #JLAC14 #CASPAC14
  • “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” Samira Modad, 2014 Mary Harriman Award Recipient #JLAC14
  • Congratulations Samira Modad on receiving the Mary Harriman award! #jlac14
  • Inspired by the work and words of Samira Modad, Mary Harriman Award winner: “Phenomenal woman… that’s us!” #JLAC14 via @juniorleaqueQC
  • “To the world you may be one person, but to one person you may be the world.” Samira Modad, 2014 Mary Harriman Award Recipient #JLAC14
  • Congratulations from @JuniorLeagueLI to The Junior League of Mexico City’s Samira Modad on achieving The Mary Harriman award! #JLAC14
  • So true, Adele Hall. #JLAC14
  • "35 Years of Teen Outreach: Supporting Healthy Choices, Preventing Teen Pregnancy, Promoting School Success" Presenter Representative from the National Teen Outreach Program (TOP)
  • Time for afternoon workshops
  • "Transitions" Presenter Vicki Clark, Building the Capacity of Organizations"
  • I always love sessions by Vicki Clark…she’s like a mojito in a presenter…refreshing and rejuvenating! #JLAC14
  • Outgoing Presidents “Transitions” session w/ Vicki Clark. Game onward and upward- not game over! #JLAC14