Junior League of Charlotte


As our largest membership class, Sustainers are a huge source of support for the JLC. They provide connection to our past while their financial support keeps us moving into the future.

Junior League of Charlotte Sustainer Purpose Statement

  • To promote voluntarism and encourage continued involvement in the community and the Junior League of Charlotte

  • To demonstrate the effectiveness of trained volunteers

  • To provide fellowship and educational opportunities to enhance membership satisfaction and personal growth

  • To serve as a valuable resource and mentor, providing historical perspective, community experience, and support for League programs and projects

Benefits of Membership

Activities: Sustainers are invited to a wide array of social, training and volunteer events:

JLC Leadership Development Institute

Lights Camera Fashion

JLC Mentor Program

March Money Madness

JLC Get on Board

JLC Member Training

JLC General Membership Meetings

Influence: Sustaining members can sponsor one new member per year

Connections: Sustaining members can connect with each other by assessing our electronic database

Awareness: Sustainers receive copies of The Crier magazine which keeps members current on League and community issues.

Membership Transferability: League membership is transferable throughout the United States, Canada, England, and Mexico.

Snapshots of Recent Events:

Spring Cocktail Party at the home of Sustainer Patty Norman



Beth Carpenter, Amy Rawson, Beth Lee, Karen Rockecharlie, Bailey Barnett

Sustainer Betty Dale Archer and JLC Past President Amie Hutchison


Susan Rankin with Bill and Susanne McGuire 

Kathy Van Dyke, Tena Anderson, Andrea Bierce, Bob Andersen

and JLC Past-President Emily Smith


Sustainer Past-President Joana Wardell and Hunter Bazemore

Sustainer Past-President Sally Morris with husband Joe Morris

The Woerners and the Garveys enjoy the buffet

Jane Holding and Past Sustainer President Lil McAulay

 Sustainer Emeritus Tea

Sustainers met for tea and fellowship at a gathering honoring our Emeritus members

Emeritus Members Emily Booth and Lib McPhail with Sustainer Past President Lila Brown

Emeritus Beth Jackson with Lila Brown

Sustainer Transfers

The transfers group meets regularly to enjoy meals, interesting programs, and good fellowship.

Suzy Garvey, Eve Gregg, Nancy Elberson, Betty Tucker & Beth Sankey at a transfer luncheon at the home of Lo Simon 


Belk SouthPark -- Lights, Camera, Fashion!!!

Sustainers Margueritte Andresen and Suzy Garvey with JLC Past-President Elizabeth Kovacs at the fashion show


Sustainer Trip to South Carolina

Sustainers arrive at Pearl Fryar's Topiary Garden in Bishopville, SC

Trip Organizer Kathy Price and Joana Wardell in the garden


Millford Plantation in Pinewood, SC

Sustainer Special Interest Groups


Sustainer Knitting Group shows off their latest project

Sustainer Book Club met for lunch at Nan Loftin's home

Sustainer Book Club gathers at the Eseeola Lodge after a fine dinner