September General Membership Meeting
Our September general membership evening meeting was held Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at JLN Headquarters. The meeting centered around our cradle-to-career literacy focus with guest speakers Tennessee’s First Lady Crissy Haslam and past president of the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation Theresa Carl. Haslam and Carl both spoke on the importance of literacy in early childhood development, sharing staggering statistics on the lifelong impact of reading with young children, as well as the work being done in our state by Imagination Library.
Imagination Library Children’s Book Party
Hosted by the Junior League of Nashville and
This free event was held on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at JLN Headquarters. JLN President and local author Jennifer Hillen read her book “Goodnight Nashville” as kids enjoyed snacks and a Nashville-themed craft. Mr. Steve the Music Man also performed and encouraged kids to sing along to their favorite songs.