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LEADERSHIP 2018-2019

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CAPITALINES EDITORIAL Editor Kendall Guinn Editor-Elect Christie Finnigan Editorial Director Sheridan Butler Design Director Kiley Gergen Ad Sales Director April Willis Photography Director Vanessah Pace Sustaining Advisor Andrea Lofye

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Keri Bollman, Megan Nyitray and Grace Young

PRODUCTION CONTRIBUTOR Erin Courreges Photos by: Cat Mattingly Photography

The Junior League of Austin Board of Directors visit the construction site for the JLA’s new headquarters, the Community Impact Center, which is slated for completion in 2019. PRESIDENT Amy Hurt PRESIDENT-ELECT Carrie Semple TREASURER Genny Hill RECORDING SECRETARY Rachel Zander COMMUNITY VP Laura Robinson ADMINISTRATIVE VP Julia Null COMMUNICATIONS VP Sharon Morgan FUND DEVELOPMENT VP Keri Bellacosa Walling MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT VP Araminta Sellers MEMBER-AT-LARGE Earind Carter MEMBER-AT-LARGE Courtney Clark SUSTAINING PRESIDENT Melissa Morrow BYLAWS Lisa Filemyr TREASURER-ELECT Michelle Lupton NOMINATING CHAIR Hadley Hempel STRATEGIC PLANNING CHAIR Jolie Cypert TECHNOLOGY CHAIR Rachel Pry ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT Lisa Kaspar

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AD SALES ASSISTANTS Kate Herling, Tiffany Lill and Melissa Ulrich To advertise in the Spring issue of Capitalines please email capitalines_adsales@jlaustin.org.

OUR MISSION The Junior League of Austin is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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n behalf of The Junior League of Austin (JLA), I welcome you to the 2018 A Christmas Affair (ACA). This five-day event is JLA’s largest fundraiser and is completely planned and executed by JLA volunteers. Thank you to our 89 volunteers who have spent countless hours making this annual event possible. The funds raised through A Christmas Affair allow The Junior League of Austin to donate hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to the Austin community. Additionally, our members donate their time, contributing over 160,000 volunteer hours each year. ACA helps us achieve our mission of promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League supports the Austin community through our signature programs and in partnership with nonprofits throughout the community. Through the JLA’s Coats for Kids (CFK) program we will distribute over 30,000 coats, and with our FIT - Food in Tummies program, we will deliver more than 47,000 backpacks filled with food to elementary schools in Del Valle ISD this year. You can read about how we plan to expand KICS - Kids in Cool Shoes, JLA’s newest signature program on page 46. We also partner with over 30 local nonprofits to provide funds and volunteers in support of their specific missions.

Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

The League has a lot to look forward to in 2019. We will celebrate our 85th anniversary, and we are
building our new home – The
Community Impact Center, which you can read about on page 43. We hope to see you at Austin
Entertains on February 28, our annual foodinspired event where we highlight female chefs in Austin. We’d also love to see you at family favorite Bunny Brunch on April 14.

The League of has a lot to look forward to in 2019.

I am proud to be part of this great organization, and I am constantly in awe of the wonderful work our volunteers do. I want to thank each and every one of you for supporting our mission by attending the 43rd year of A Christmas Affair. Happy Holidays,

Amy Hurt President, 2018-2019 The Junior League of Austin

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LEGACY A LETTER FROM THE

SUSTAINING PRESIDENT A warm welcome for all to The Junior League of Austin’s A Christmas Affair (ACA). ACA has marked the beginning of the Austin holiday season for over 40 years. It is a fun and meaningful event that brings together old friends and new of all ages. Whether this is your first ACA or your 20th, it is a tradition you will want to share with family and friends for years to come.

Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

For over 20 years, my husband Greg and I have enjoyed dressing up each year and attending the preview party. For 19 years, my kids growing up have been photo documented with the same Santa at the ACA Breakfast with Santa. Santa hasn’t aged a day, but those crying, red-faced babies have turned into beautiful and thoughtful young adults. Adults who look forward to catching up with Santa each year and giving back to the community themselves. ACA is a unique opportunity to shop and celebrate the season while supporting our community. The funds raised through ACA provide financial support for our non-profit community partners along with volunteer and training opportunities for our members and the community. Highlights include Coats for Kids, FIT - Food in Tummies, Con Mi MADRE, KICS - Kids in Cool Shoes as well as over 30 more community partners. You may be wondering what it means to be a Sustaining member

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of The Junior League of Austin. As a Sustaining member of The Junior League of Austin our role is to continue to be ambassadors for the organization, mentors and advisors to our membership and be trained leaders and volunteers in our community. You will find us in all areas of life around Austin from the corporate board room, to city government, school boards and many of the non-profits around town. Many of us experienced our first leadership positions and gained valuable skills through our volunteer work in The League. The League gives members the opportunity to gain skills through hands-on work and leadership training that benefits the community and enhances our businesses, civic organizations and quality of life. The city and region have greatly benefited from the volunteers and training opportunities that The League provides its members and the community. Please join me in celebrating the season, enjoying new and old traditions while building a stronger community for the future of Austin.

Melissa Morrow Sustaining President, 2018-2019

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IMPACT THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF AUSTIN

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The Junior League of Austin (JLA) provides volunteers and funding to area non-profits for the benefit and enrichment of the Austin community and the development and education of League volunteers. Below is a summary of volunteers and funds that are allocated to each project or program that the JLA supports. To learn more about these projects and programs please visit www.jlaustin.org.

Community Projects

2018-2019 COMMUNITY ADVISORS

Project

Volunteers

Funds

Austin Humane Society

15

$9,000

Austin Plastic Surgery Foundation aka Austin Smiles

6

$20,000

Austin Zoo

30

$10,000

Ballet Austin

8

$7,750

Elizabeth Christian

B.I.G. Love Cancer Care Services

10

$9,500

BookSpring

20

$0

Children's Diabetes Camp of Central Texas

16

$11,000

President Elizabeth Christian and Associates Public Relations

Con Mi MADRE

21

$6,250

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Travis Country

14

$10,146

Creative Action

12

$2,200

Dress for Success Austin

28

$13,440

Drive a Senior Network

27

$8,500

Drive a Senior Northwest

5

$5,000

Generation Serve

9

$2,000

Girls Empowerment Network

8

$11,600

Mobile Loaves & Fishes

12

$9,915

Mothers' Milk Bank at Austin

16

$0

Partnerships for Children

20

$14,000

ROCK, Ride On Center for Kids

5

$8,000

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas

47

$10,000

Settlement Home

9

$6,100

CEO Leadership Austin

Shoal Creek Conservancy

8

$0

Ron Kessler

Sustainable Food Center

31

$2,950

Ron Kessler Group, LLC

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, Inc. (TRLA)

7

$0

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

11

$4,875

Edna Ramon Butts

The ARC of the Capital Area

8

$7,500

The Christi Center

5

$4,475

The SAFE Alliance

13

$6,250

Thinkery (Austin Children’s Museum)

16

$0

Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

8

$0

Zach Scott Theatre Center

43

$6,200

The Junior League of Austin Programs Project

Volunteers

Funds

Spanish Immersion

13

$5,500

Playhouse Singers

7

$315

Done-in-a-Day

38

$0

FIT - Food in Tummies

40

$251,193

Coats for Kids

32

$150,896

KICS - Kids in Cool Shoes

10

$41,479

Con Mi MADRE Scholarships

$2,000

UT String Project

$2,000

Total 2018-2019 Community Volunteers & Community Contributions

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Christopher Kennedy

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Bringing A Christmas Affair to Life

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ver 25,000 people kick off the holiday season with The Junior League of Austin (JLA) at the annual A Christmas Affair (ACA) event, but for the 89 volunteers who work on the JLA’s ACA Committee to put this event on, the holiday spirit lasts all year long. The League as a whole works together to bring ACA to life whether volunteers are on the committee or outside of the committee.

there on out it’s finishing touches and print deadlines,” says Crawford. “We get busy early!” There are monthly meetings for the committees to stay in touch and work together. Crawford predicts the average ACA Committee member puts in 40 hours a month leading up to the event in November. Crawford says, “It is exhiliterating to finally see everything fall into place. For me that’s exciting because this theme has been in my head for a long time, and to be able to work with other people and have them bring it to life in ways that I wouldn’t have been able to do by myself is incredible.”

Planning for the event starts over a year in advance, and is lead by the A Christmas Affair Chair. This year the ACA chair is Lyndsey Crawford. Crawford started planning as far back as January 2017. By that October she had decided on the Joyeux Noël theme and completed a full style guide for the event. In March of 2018, the rest of Crawford’s volunteers got to work. There are 16 committees that work to make the event go off without a hitch. “We try to have have everything mostly wrapped up for ACA by the end of July. From

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ACA Chair Lyndsey Crawford scouting for decorations that fit the Joyeux Noël theme at Dallas Market.

One of the committees that starts work early

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is the Decorations Subcommittee. Behind the glitz and the glam of the ornaments, garlands, trees and decorations is this creative team of volunteers that takes the theme set forth by the ACA Chair and makes it a reality. The Decorations Subcommittee begins its work over a year in advance. In January, they visit Dallas Market to purchase decorations needed to fit their vision. Once all of the decorations have been purchased, the committee works diligently to manage delivery receivables, wire ornaments, build

Behind the glitz and the glam of the ornaments, garlands, trees and decorations is a creative team of volunteers. garland and strategize where every last bauble, ornament and tree goes. ACA Decorations Co-Chair Blair Nelson says, “When large orders of decorations such as ornaments for the main tree, trees and other various decorations arrive from market, our committee gets together and unpacks everything. Then we wrap everything back and label it by color, so when all the boxes arrive at the Palmer Events Center during ACA, we know where each box will go.” The Decorations Subcommittee is usually tight lipped about their plans, but if you’re looking for a teaser as to what to expect from decorations this year, Nelson shares, “Surprisingly, there are not a lot of Eiffel Towers. We want to highlight everyone’s favorite things about France – not just Paris.”

ACA Committee members pose for a photo at Dallas Market. From left: Tiffany Norman, Lauren Cannon, Blair Nelson, Tara Akins, Caitlin Bauer, Briana Novian, Lyndsey Crawford and Courtney Dickey. Something you might not realize is that every decoration you see out at A Christmas Affair is available for purchase. You can help The Junior League of Austin by purchasing decorations before, during and after market. It’s all up for grabs, including the ornaments, garlands, centerpieces and maybe even a full tree! The official decorations re-sale will take place at JLA Headquarters, located at 5416 Parkcrest Drive, Suite 100, from November 30 through December 2, where you can pick up decorations you’ve already purchased or do any last minute holiday shopping. A Christmas Affair will take place at Palmer Events Center November 14-18. To purchase market day and event tickets visit jlaustin.org. The Junior League of Austin  15


Letter from the Chair

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the 43rd annual Junior League of Austin (JLA) A Christmas Affair, Joyeux Noël. Join us as we shop, play and work hard to make a positive impact on the Austin community. This year, A Christmas Affair (ACA) will take you back to turn-of-the-century France for a vintage celebration of the season. We find ourselves in an era marked by great innovation, creativity and international community – the first Metro lines open in Paris, the birth of Art Nouveau, the Paris Exhibition of 1900 and the first time the summer Olympic Games are held outside of Greece. The country is in a period known as “La Belle Époque” (beautiful era), a time of optimism, elegance and progress. Walk with us down the bustling city streets, wonder at the majesty of the Tour Eiffel and maybe even take a ride on a hot air balloon… The turn of the century was also an exciting time for The Junior League. Our first charter was granted in New York City when founder Mary Harriman noticed a need in her city and felt “a responsibility for making an important contribution to the community.” The Junior League was brought to life, and over 100 years later, The Junior League of Austin continues this tradition of making an important contribution.

Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

During this year’s A Christmas Affair we will honor the vision of our founder and showcase the League’s 30 community projects and signature programs. Come by the Pont des Arts and purchase a “tribute lock” to hang on the bridge in honor of one of our community projects or a volunteer who has inspired you. Show your support of the League’s signature program, Coats for Kids (CFK), on Saturday, November 17, as we kick off our coat drive at the Cirque de Demain. Through children’s events, parties and shopping the 200 plus merchants, the 2018 A Christmas Affair has something for everyone, and we hope you enjoy the celebration. To my committee: I have seen the countless hours, the enormous creativity and the heart you have put into A Christmas Affair. Your commitment to making a difference is inspiring. Thank you for taking this journey alongside me. To our sponsors: with your generous financial support The Junior League of Austin is able to bring our vision alive year after year and raise over $700,000 for the Austin community. Thank you for your partnership. To our guests: funds from ticket purchases and participation in our auctions and raffle go directly to help improve our community. We could not do any of this without your support. It is my hope that you will enjoy A Christmas Affair as much as I do. Together we can “make an important contribution to our community” this year and for many years to come. Joyeux Noël!

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Photo by: Cat Mattingly Photography

Presenting committee ACA CHAIR

Lyndsey Crawford

ACA CHAIR-ELECT Courtney Dickey

ASSistant TO THE CHAIR Tiffany Norman

ART, DESIGN & LAYOUT

Chairs: Ellie Falco & Amy Martinez Assistants: Adriana Cuthbert & Brittny Rendano

AUCTION

Chairs: Holly Hogue & Ilissa Nolan Business Manager: Kayla Carter Assistants: Abbey Ames, Berenice Craig, Whitney Harrison & Danielle Lobsinger

CHILDREN’S PARTIES Chair: Allison Lee Assistant: Abbi Miller

COMMUNITY IMPACT Lara Anton

DECORATIONS

Chairs: Tara Akins & Blair Nelson Assistants: Lauren Cannon, Victoriaw Jones & Jessica Sherman Business Managers: Caitlin Bauer & Briana Novian

fACILITIES

Chairs: Fallon Allison & Jennifer Kalinowski

fund development council Ashlee Arnold, Emily Doran, Michelle Hagens & Sarah Nigrini

HOSPITALITY

Chair: Lura Edge Assistants: Stacey Chamberlin & CM Boston Cote

MERCHANDISE

Chair: Melissa Tait Assistants: Jessica Castrejana, Laci Ganninger & Jessica Pieratt

MERCHANTS

Chairs: Kris Calder & Laura Cesaro Assistants: Mimi Braun, Katherine DeFoe, Vanessa Fuentes, Lia Truitt & Heather Van Horn

PARTIES

Chairs: Amanda Spearman & Elisabeth Spring Assistants: Christy deClairmont & Lauren Hobbs

PLACEMENT

Chairs: Kimberly Batrice & Stephanie Williams

PUBLIC RELATIONS

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SUPPORT TEAM

Chair: Brittany Ward Assistants: Loren Cain, Alanna Edwards & Allison Winney

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Treasury

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Technology

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Parties & Events Exposition Universelle wednesday $150 November 14, 2018 per guest

7:00p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

a preview party

Be the first to experience A Christmas Affair with the Preview Party private shopping event. Experience the 1900 Parisian World Fair as you shop and enjoy hors d’oeuvres inspired by French culinary delights. Celebrate the memories of 2018 through the photo booth and Vogue Vignette sketch artist, or look ahead to 2019 by bidding on silent auction items. event SPONSOR: AT&T

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Bonjour a Ladies ma Chérie Brunch thursday November 15, 2018

9:00 a.m. to Noon

$70 per guest

Croissants, Monte Cristo sandwiches and frittatas are just part of our ladies brunch. Listen to our caroling a cappella group while you participate in three hours of private shopping before A Christmas Affair opens to the public. A reserved table for10 can be purchased for $1,500. event SPONSOR:

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Sips SEIne SaturDAY November 17, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

$35

per guest

Enjoy one-and-a-half hours of private shopping before the market opens to the public while sipping one complimentary brunch cocktail from the Bloody Mary Bar, event SPONSOR: the Mimosa Bar or other beverage bar. Chaparral Foundation

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Rosé in Saint-tropez

thursday November 15, 2018

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

$65

per guest

girls night out

Dance the night away in Saint-Tropez with DJ Diesel. Delicious treats include cotton candy in champagne and rosé flavors as well as French food truck cuisine. Purchase a surprise box from Kendra Scott or try your luck at Luxe Bingo. Ticket includes all-day access to market shopping and a signature cocktail. EVENT SPONSOR:

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Media SPONSOR:

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Moonlight in MONTe CARLO friday

November 16, 2018

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

$50

per guest

Casino night magic includes sketch artist Vogue Vignette, wine toss game, silent auction, hand-rolled cigars (to be enjoyed in the cigar lounge), photo booth, and hors d’oeuvres. Ticket includes all-day access to ACA market shopping. event SPONSOR:

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Coats for kids Coat Drive saturday per$25 guest November 17, 2018 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

This family event is a “circus of tomorrow” to kick off our annual coat drive: performers, circus fare and festivities mean fun for all ages. Bring a coat to donate and, as a thank you, you will be entered to win a door prize and get access to market day shopping.


Children's Events Playtime

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Père Noël

Friday, November 16, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Ballerinas & Baseball

$30

Sunday, November 18, 2018

per guest

Join Santa and his animal friends to help welcome the holiday season. Your kids will have a blast decorating their own donuts and getting to play with some sweet animals all while listening to music from a favorite local entertainer. Breakfast treats provided for all party attendees.

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

$35 per guest

Join Santa and some of Austin’s premiere ballerinas as well as some local homerun heroes. Enjoy tacos, decorate gingerbread houses and play Christmas bingo while hearing our Christmas DJ spin your favorite holiday remix. Breakfast (or lunch) buffet provided for all party attendees.

Let Them Eat Pancakes! PJs & Pancakes

Saturday, November 17, 2018

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

$35 per guest

Come cozy and casual to decorate a gingerbread house and play Christmas bingo while listening to our holiday DJ spin your favorite Christmas carols. Elsa, Anna and Superman will make surprise appearances. Breakfast buffet provided for all party attendees. *Pajamas optional Breakfast with santa sponsor:

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Photos with Santa

Santa will be available for photographs during children’s parties for party attendees and during the following hours: Friday, November 16, 2018

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Sunday, November 18, 2018

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Pre-purchase your photo packets at www.jlaustin.org. Please note your ticket does not include market day shopping. event SPONSOR: Page Sponsored By: Amy Hurt

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MARKET DAYS per guest

$ 15 per day

Thursday, November 15 ~ Noon - 9:00 p.m. Friday, November 16 ~10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, November 17 ~ 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 18 ~ 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Parking is available at Barton Creek Square Mall with complimentary shuttle service to and from Palmer Events Center. Limited parking is also available at Palmer Events Center for a fee. MARKET DAY SPONSOR:

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Ticket Information Merchandise Tickets will be available for purchase online at www.jlaustin.org on September 14. All tickets purchased before November 13 will be e-tickets. Subject to availability, tickets may be purchased at Palmer Events Center during the event. All tickets are non-refundable and support the mission of The Junior League of Austin. Children five years old and under may enter at no charge during regular market hours. Tickets are required for special events and parties.

Parking & Shuttles A complimentary shuttle ride to and from Barton Creek Square Mall and Palmer Events Center is included in your ticket price. Limited parking is available at Palmer Events Center for a fee. Parking is prohibited in the neighborhoods surrounding Palmer Events Center during the event. Shuttle SPONSOR:

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Prohibited Items

Fire marshal code prohibits the use of strollers and pull carts inside Palmer Events Center.

Coat Check

Coat check is available during market and special events for $3 per item. Please visit our coat check booth in the Barton Springs lobby. Coat check Sponsor:

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2018 A Christmas Affair

T-Shirt

Support the mission of The Junior League of Austin and purchase a signature A Christmas Affair Joyeux NoĂŤl T-shirt. The purchase of an A Christmas Affair shirt this year will help The Junior League of Austin provide shirts for FIT Food In Tummies kids.

2018 Ornament

The 2018 A Christmas Affair collectors ornament is available for sale online at jlaustin.org. Hang this plus tax custom Kitty Keller-designed Joyeux NoĂŤl ornament on your tree!

$ 45

All merchandise purchases support the mission of The Junior League of Austin. Main Tree sponsor:

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$17

Bistro Noël

plus tax

y Open Dail

Join us in Bistro Noël to refuel during your day of shopping. A beautiful three-course lunch awaits you! Bon Appétite! Tea Room Sponsor

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Thursday, November 15

Serving 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Starter

Autumn Salad - Spinach, Boston, & Romaine Lettuces with Toasted Pecans, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onions, Feta Cheese, Champagne Vinaigrette

EntrÉE

Quiche Lorraine with Ham, Bacon & Gruyère Cheese served with Brown Buttered Asparagus or Vegetarian Quiche Florentine with Gruyère, Onion, Spinach, & Mushroom served with Brown Buttered Asparagus

Dessert

Angel Food Cake with Strawberry Compote or GlutenFree Chocolate Chip Cookies

Menu

Friday, November 16

Serving 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Starter

Potato Leek Soup with Crispy Fried Leeks

EntrÉE

French Shrimp Salad with Mixed Greens, Lemon Garlic Marinated Grilled & Chilled Shrimp, Pickled Carrots, Feta, Cherry Tomatoes, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, with Dijon Vinaigrette or Vegetarian Grilled Marinated Tofu French Salad with Mixed Greens, Lemon Garlic Marinated Grilled Tofu, Pickled Carrots, Feta, Cherry Tomatoes, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, with Dijon Vinaigrette

Dessert White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Caramel Brandy Sauce or Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Saturday, November 17

Serving 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Starter

Spinach Salad with Baby Spinach, Toasted Pecans, Goat Cheese, Red Onions with Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette

EntrÉE

Frenched Chicken with Lemon Caper Butter served with Roasted Broccoli and Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes, or Vegetarian Quinoa Stuffed Pepper served with Roasted Broccoli and Rosemary New Potatoes.

Dessert

Madeleine Cake with Raspberry Sauce or Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

All meals include Iced Tea, Freshly Brewed Coffee and WateR

Page Sponsored By: Araminta and Tom Sellers

The Junior League of Austin

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Decorations Re-sale where: The Junior League of Austin Headquarters when: Friday, November 30, 2018

All decorations can be purchased at the merchandise booth by the main tree during market days. If your hands are full, don’t worry; the A Christmas Affair committee will be hosting a merchandise re-sale at The Junior League of Austin Headquarters in the weeks following A Christmas Affair. All proceeds will benefit our community partners.

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 01, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, December 02, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: www.jlaustin.org

The Ultimate Raffle

Tickets are available for purchase at the main tree merchandise booth. Winners will be announced Sunday, November 18 at 4:00 p.m. Need not be present to win.

$25 $100

one

ticket five

tickets

The Ultimate Date Night

Dine out at local restaurants, stay the night at a luxurious Austin hotel or escape on a fun local adventure! Win this prize, and you will enjoy 12 months of ultimate dates!

The Ultimate Tailgate

Get ready for a fun sports season with a Yeti Tundra 35 filled with a variety of spirits and two 20-ounce Yeti Ramblers to keep your pre-game drinks cold! Be ready to cheer your favorite team on with this Ultimate Tailgate Package. 24

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The Ultimate Bag

The iconic Louis Vuitton Neverfull GM will take you wherever you need to go! You will be ready for an afternoon of shopping or a night on the town. This truly is the ultimate bag!

Pick-a-Package

Stop by the main tree merchandise booth and purchase your picka-package. Packages are $50 and contain a minimum of $100 in gift certificates to be used with our merchants during A Christmas Affair. Take a chance and buy a few; you may end up with a surprise!


Past Chairs A Christmas Affair

1976

Anne S. Carlson

A Christmas Affair

1977

Nancy Buford

A Christmas Affair

1978

Bitsy Henderson

A Charles Dickens Christmas

1979

Amy Jenness

A Texas Christmas

1980

Ellen Yarrell

A Christmas Affair

1981

Libby Malone

A Christmas Confection

1982

Mary Herman

Fiesta de Navidad

1983

Anne Winn

A Country Christmas

1984

Susan Baker

Christmas Around the World

1985

Chris Attal

A Colonial Williamsburg Christmas

1986

Melissa Jackson

A Nutcracker Christmas

1987

Nancy Nation

Fête de Nöel

1988

Patty Huffines

A New York Christmas

1989

Lucie Taylor

Twas the Night Before Christmas

1990

Susan Parker

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

1991

Donna Stockton-Hicks

Christmas and All That Jazz

1992

Celeste Stark

The Magic of Christmas Past

1993

K.K. (Katherine) Rice

A Christmas Affair to Remember

1994

Nancy Prideaux

An Enchanted Christmas

1995

Amanda Beck

Christmas in the Mountains

1996

Julie Oles

An Old World Christmas

1997

Sheri Krause

Heavenly Holidays

1998

Hillary Anderson

A White Christmas

1999

Elizabeth Ateyeh

Celebrate the Season

2000

Lisa Rodman

A Bon Voyage Christmas

2001

Sharman Reed

Deck The Halls

2002

Laura Mauro

A Royal Holiday

2003

Beth Plater

Christmas in the Quarter

2004

Tamra Beasley

Bellissimo Natale

2005

Sandy Alcalá

A Classic Hollywood Christmas

2006

Betsy Kirksey

Christmas in Austin: Home for the Holidays

2007

Kelly Goulding

The Gift of the Magi

2008

Gayla Zachry

Nöel de Paris

2009

Stacy Dollar

It’s a Wild Holiday

2010

Cathy Northcutt

Enchanted

2011

Trish Koester

The Magic of Christmas

2012

Marilyn Orr Willson

The Twelve Days of Christmas

2013

Holly Mace Massingill

Winter Wonderland

2014

Tina McCutchin

Christmas in the City

2015

Holly Priestner

Twas the Night Before Christmas in Texas Y'all!

2016

Leslie Moore

Merry and Bright

2017

Stacy Reed

Haute Holiday The Junior League of Austin

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A Christmas Affair 2018 merchant map RESTROOMS The Shoe Club Boutique

Pony-O Hair Laurad Designs Collective Accessories Humanity Austrian Crystal Jewelry

102

104

106

108

Zah Crystal Files

Paloma Loco

110

ShannieGirl

K1

112

116

118

La L

LOUNG

TEAM VICTORIOUS

Sterling Brooke

120

128

Info

Place d’Armes COAT & BAG CHECK

101

103

107

The Bell Collection

Baba & Pop’s Handmade Pierogi

200

202

109

Ara Collective

Jewelry Girl Boutique

Laugh Out Loud Expressions

204

111

Rockin’ A B

Turquoise Tulip

206

113

117

All About Dips

Safari Jewelry

Pink Armadillos

208

210

212

119

121

Dog Collar World

123

125

127

129

Grace and Charm

tisa’s creations

Reecii Community Outreach

Austin Fine Jewelry

Nectar of the Vine

Shira Melody Jewelry

METRO MAN GIFTS

Usborne Books & More

Arboretum Skincare

216

218

220

222

224

226

228

219

221

223

225

227

229

Reckless-Angel

Le Carré d’Or 201

203

205

207

Blushing Belle Boutique

arloom

209

211

213

217

Killer Pecans

Weather & Story

Three Sisters Bows

Brenham Kitchens

Susie's South Forty Confections, Inc.

Embellish Nails & Boutique

Illuminidol

Mana Culture

300

302

304

306

308

310

312

301

303

305

307

309

311

313

Get Swank

316

Jacqueline B Clothing

Alexille

Saint Beatrice

One Minute Skin Care

EtchOSketch.com

318

320

322

324

319

321

323

325

326

328

Northwest Hills Pharmacy

Sort of Cool Art

Clayton & Crume

317

Central Texas Olive Ranch

Be Wee

Soy Austin Candles

V Fashion/My Town Art

Ladurée Café

Montmartre F RO N T LO BBY

Grace & Lace

Champs-Élysées 403

405

407

409

411

Adelante Boutique Leftovers Antiques Home Mercantile

500

502

504

506

417

508

Flower and Vine

Naked Body & Bath

Bee Friendly Austin Honey & More

512

516

510

419

421

423

Burton’s Maplewood Farm

Kendra Scott

Miss Rose Sister Violet

Texas Treats Gift Baskets, Foods & Souvenirs

The Doggie Express (DEX)

413

The Tree House

425

Brookwood in Georgetown AddyMay Children’s Boutique

Elisabeth Pohle Designs

518

520

522

524

519

521

523

525

Kiosque

401

RAFFLE, DECORATIONS & PICK-A-PACKAGE

BARTON SPRINGS ENTRANCE

105

Pont des Arts 501

503

Sarah Briggs LLC Nothing Bundt Cakes, AustinWestlake

505

507

Kiki Bean for BedHeads

509

bmiley designs

ML Fashions

511

513

me&re design

Rach B Jewelry

517

Orion Peace Love Christina Greene LLC and Holidays Crossing Fine

602

604

606

608

610

601

603

605

607

609

611

Silk Utopia

Grillight

Two Tequila Sisters

Barbecue Wife

529

Art Ceramics

A Spice Above

The Write Designs

600

527 Julie B

612

616

Billie Lorraine Jewelry

KELLI KOURI

38 Pecans

Tiger Jaw

618

620

622

624

626

628

619

621

623

625

627

629

613

617

Everlasting Joy Jewelry

PK Fine Imports

Quality Pennants

Alpine Wine Design

Au Mexique Julie’s Boutique

Landry Kate

CONCESSIONS & BAR

RESTROOMS

T I C K ET S

River Seine

700

702

704

The Homesteader’s Finest

Freaky Record

My Mighty Magnet

706

708

710

Texas Toffee

Bear Creek Smokehouse LLC

716

712

718

The Limoges Lady

720

722

721

723

724

726

728

Rue de Rivoli 703

Bittersweet Designs by Laurie Lenfestey

705

707

Nested Sanctuary

709

711

Helene Ultra Bella, Thomas LLC Jewelry & Accessories

713 Wise Guyz Gadgets

K3 Artisans Thrive

719 Freeman Service Desk

BJ Weeks Studio Gallery

Erin’s Earrings

Looking Ahead: a christmas affair 2019 November 20 - 24, 2019 Chair: Courtney Dickey

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727 Latika Body Essentials

Restrooms

Sh Po


ibrairie

Le Carrousel LOUNGE & BAR

GE & BAR

The Dainty Doe

130

LOLALive On Love Always

EXIT82ART

132

122

BORA

144

124

146

Duck Camp Premium Wingshooting

Smart Cookie Barkery

148

150

JANEHUDSON

José Madrid Salsa

152

K2

Urban Undercover & Towel Topper

156

Petra Jewelry

158

160

Place d’Armes 135

137

cane run road

139

Only Little Once

238

236

145

143

Litto Fine Furniture

240

149

151

153

AJ’s Plentiful Pantry

Kristyn Chambers Designs

Animal Packers

red bird design & mercantile

Fred Stockbauer Goldsmith

Brazos Valley Cheese

Treestump Woodcraft

Brackish

Colada Co.

244

248

250

252

254

256

258

251

253

255

257

259

TrulyYOURS

Fine Art By Eric

L & D Events

Gourmet Blends

234

141

242

155

157

159

161

Georgian House Antiques

Vibe

Something New International

260

Le Carré d’Or 235

237

Minnie Belle Jewels

239

241

Olive Wood Carving

Amy’s Chocolate

334

249

245

VINTAGE SOUL

336

338

340

342

344

337

339

341

343

345

Bullseye Bow

Jess’s Dresses Boutique

Steel Loma Vista Magnolia Marketplace of Texas

Laura Lively

perriberri

243

Oh Yeah!

Gale Nation

348

Black Tie Caramel

261 Bespoke Provisions

Taylor and Tessier

Lucky Girl Tx

350

352

354

356

358

360

351

353

355

357

359

361

Montmartre 349 Bird and Pear

Musee

Limbo Jewelry

BURLEBO

Make It Sweet

Champs-Élysées 437

439

441

Hatton Henry

Viajera Imports

Smathers & Branson

536

538

540

445

449

Joe Koen & Son Jewelers

14 Districts

542

451

453

Diva, The Ultimate Design Studio

Espacio Handmade

548

550

552

551

553

544

457

459

461

EnMasse Pony Pal Stable

The Treasured Accessory, Inc.

Annie’s Metal Outlet

Elena’s Organic Products

554

556

558

560

555

557

559

561

Pont des Arts 535

537

539

541

545

549

DGZ Chocolates

ADORN Boutique

Knotty Kid

543

Longhorn Fashions

Buffalo Girls

634

636

638

640

642

644

635

637

639

641

643

645

Pure & Simple Soy Candles

Carry It Well!

650

652

654

656

651

653

655

657

Michele’s Estate Jewelry & Silver

SPICEWOOD GOURMET FOODS

648

Austin Canine Central

UpTown Chic

Vunkology: The Science of Valuable Junk

658

No. 4 St. James

LOUNGE

Jon Jahraus Cartoons

455

Champ de Mars

Le Petit Café

Forever Green Art

443

Savor Patisserie French Macarons

BACK LOBBY

Haussmann Corner

Savannah Bee Company

Lizzylu

660

River Seine

The Guayabera Shirt Store and Linen Dreams

Slater Zorn

Bali Sterling Silver

736

738

734

649

Carousel The Petal & Shopaholic Publishing Bow Sanctuary Children’s Books

Delysia MIAH Homefields, Chocolatier Collection Inc.

Manos De Sur

Mi Casa Tamales

Nannie & Pal Children’s Wear

659

661

Grandmother’s Buttons

1934

Cassandra

740

742

748

744

750

752

Smith Map Studio

Prep U

754

756

Harlee Rae Collections & Pharao Designs

758

Jewelry

760

Rue de Rivoli 729

hirley’s otpourri

K4 Nellie’s Scottish Shortbread

K5 Christmas Carvings, Etc.

741

743

Tough Mother

Bird Dog Bay

745 Limonada

K6

749

753

755

757

Vinglacé

Yellowbird Foods

IMK Jewelry

SoloSol Movement

Texas Standard

Santa’s Corner & Bistro Nol

RESTROOMS

Under Wraps

CONCESSIONS & BAR

Located upstairs off the back lobby

Page Sponsored By: Stacy Reed

The Junior League of Austin

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Merchant Directory New Merchant

1934 Cedar Park, TX Premium line of Central Texas’ oldest (true original) bbq sauce and multiinternational award winning 1934 Bloody Mary Mix. www.1934bbq.com Booth Number: 661 14 Districts Carmel, IN A mix of California cool and global boho, 14 Districts offers fabulous finds from around the globe. Booth Number: 542, 544 38 Pecans Austin, TX Third generation Texas pecan grower offering fresh pecan halves, gluten free pecan coating mixes, gourmet candy and unique Southern style gifts. www.38pecans.com Booth Number: 624 A Spice Above Crown Point, IN Gourmet dips and desserts. www.aspiceabove.com Booth Number: 616 AddyMay Children’s Boutique Dripping Springs, TX Here at AddyMay we offer boutique children’s apparel, cowgirl boots and accessories for the modern day cowgirl, from newborn through big girls. www.shopaddymay.com Booth Number: 522 Adelante Boutique Austin, TX Women’s clothing, jewelry, gifts and home. Shop an eclectic mix for all ages from contemporary styles to boho. Fun, feminine and fresh fashions. Stay social @adelanteaustin. www.adelanteaustin.com Booth Number: 405, 407, 409 ADORN Boutique Austin, TX ADORN Boutique offers affordable basic and trendy women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories. We enjoy meeting and serving our customers throughout Texas by treating them like a member of our family. www.adornaustin.com Booth Number: 535, 537, 539, 541 AJ’s Plentiful Pantry Houston, TX Gourmet dessert mixes and gift sets. Booth Number: 149

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Alexille Austin, TX Bohemian chic jewelry with a Southwestern touch and a French flair in a neutral and elegant palette. www.alexille.com Booth Number: 320 All About Dips Kansas City, MO A wonderful selection of all natural gourmet dip mixes. They contain no preservatives, MSG or sugar. They are gluten free and very low in sodium. www.AllAboutDips.com Booth Number: 113 Alpine Wine Design Lakewood, CO Wine barrel furniture and home decor. Artisan-crafted in Colorado. www.alpinewinedesign.com Booth Number: 621, 623 Amy’s Chocolate Murphy, TX Chocolate nativity, chocolate villages, handmade truffles, original family recipes, made from scratch, gourmet hot chocolate. (Dairy, soy and gluten free options) www.amyschocolate.net Booth Number: 241 Animal Packers Leander, TX Originally designed, ethically sourced, ridiculously cute kids backpacks. We’re an Austin-based “home-growing” company with a flair for both whimsy and quality. Gift box included. www.animalpackers.com Booth Number: 153 Annie’s Metal Outlet League City, TX We feature the latest and greatest seasonal holiday gifts, fun home decor and much more. We personalize free. Booth Number: 459, 461, 558, 560 Ara Collective Austin, TX Beautiful, handwoven home goods and gifts from Latin America. Blankets, pillows, table linens, and bags blend traditional craftsmanship with modern style for the collected home. www.ara-collective.com Booth Number: 107 Arboretum Skincare Austin, TX Artisan soap, skincare and bath products. Cruelty free. Vegan and beegan friendly. Handmade in Austin, Texas. www.etsy.com/shop/arboretumskincare Booth Number: 218

arloom Wimberley, TX Pairing unique Guatemalan textiles with high-quality leathers, arloom designs and produces a collection of handmade, one of a kind handbags, jewelry and accessories. www.arloom.com Booth Number: 201, 203 Artisans Thrive Denver, CO We work with female artisan groups worldwide to accelerate avenues for skills, income, and dignity through the creation of unique, fair trade products. Artisans receive 70% of sales along with vital training. www.artisansthrive.com Booth Number: K3 Au Mexique Paris, TX Boho luxe leather handbags and accessories that are handcrafted by artisans in Mexico using premium quality leather. www.au-mexique.com Booth Number: 625 Austin Canine Central Austin, TX Dog and dog lover delights for everyone on your list. www.austincaninecentral.com Booth Number: 555, 557 Austin Fine Jewelry Austin, TX Unique collection of sterling silver and gold jewelry in original contemporary, classic vintage and timeless antique styles. www.austinfinejewelry.com Booth Number: 129 Baba & Pop’s Handmade Pierogi Denver, CO Handmade, from scratch Pierogi sold frozen by the dozen. www.babaandpops.com Booth Number: 202 Bali Sterling Silver St. Louis, MO Sterling silver jewelry handmade in Bali, Indonesia. Enhanced with semiprecious stones, drusies, turquoise, pearls and 18kt gold. www.facebook.com/balisterlingsilver Booth Number: 738 Barbecue Wife Austin, TX Maker of “junk free” craft cocktail mixers and cooking accessories handcrafted in Austin, Texas. www.barbecuewife.com Booth Number: 607


Be Wee Austin, TX An eclectic collection of vintage, modern and bohemian gifts for every girl on your list. Locally crafted leather bracelets, scarves, hair clips and jewelry. www.BeWeeShop.etsy.com Booth Number: 311 Bear Creek Smokehouse, INC. Marshall, TX Hickory smoked meats and gourmet goodies for the holidays. www.bearcreeksmokehouse.com Booth Number: 716, 718 Bee Friendly Austin - Honey & More Austin, Texas Raw local honey, specialty honey, pure beeswax candles and bee related gifts straight from the beekeepers to you. www.BeeFriendlyAustin.com Booth Number: 516 Bespoke Provisions Boulder, CO Purveyor of teas, British tea towels, Swedish dishcloths, gourmet sea salts, slate cheese boards and woodwick candles. Wellness products include Sleep Over skincare and CBD enhanced therapeutics. www.bespoke-provisions.com Booth Number: 261 Billie Lorraine Jewelry San Marcos, TX Eye catching jewelry designed and handcrafted by Billie Lorraine. Unique neo-vintage jewelry. Seasonal offering of hand painted European Christmas ornaments. www.billielorraine.com Booth Number: 622 Bird and Pear San Antonio, TX Cheerful home accessories and gifts with a Mexican twist. We make many of our own products in San Antonio. www.thebirdandpear.com Booth Number: 349 Bird Dog Bay Chicago, IL Sophisticated yet whimsical men’s accessories and traditional clothing. www.birddogbay.com Booth Number: 743 Bittersweet Designs by Laurie Lenfestey Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe designer’s collection of handmade necklaces, bracelets and earrings as well as a carefully curated collection of found treasures. www.bittersweetdesigns.com Booth Number: 703 BJ Weeks Studio Gallery Madison, MS Gifts of art last a lifetime. Hand painted holiday items, glass creations, angels, collegiate and abstracts. www.bjweeksart.com Booth Number: 719

Black Tie Caramel Peoria, AZ Old fashioned caramel candies and sauces in a variety of delicious flavors. Handcrafted in small batches with real butter, cream and natural flavors. www.BlackTieCaramel.com Booth Number: 257, 259 Blushing Belle Boutique Austin, TX Blushing Belle Boutique offers apparel and accessories in all sizes to fit any woman’s unique sense of style. www.shopblushingbelle.com Booth Number: 205, 207 bmiley designs Houston, TX Religious statues, sacred heart, angel art, holiday cloches and ornaments, framed crosses, faux taxidermy and whimsical canvas art. Booth Number: 507, 509 BORA Brooklyn, NY One of a kind jewelry that is handmade using precious and semi-precious stones that are set in 925 sterling silver and 24K gold. Booth Number: 144, 146 Brackish Charleston, SC Based in Charleston, South Carolina, Brackish’s team of artisans handcraft all-natural feather bow ties and accessories. www.brackishbowties.com Booth Number: 252 Brazos Valley Cheese Waco, TX Award-winning raw milk cheeses made on our farm and aged in our traditional cheese cave, the way cheese was made for thousands of years. www.brazosvalleycheese.com Booth Number: 248 Brenham Kitchens Brenham, TX Delicious sauces, salsas, nuts, and nut and fruit blends. Great for Christmas gifts. Commercial gifts for your customers also available. www.brenhamkitchens.com Booth Number: 217 Brookwood in Georgetown Georgetown, TX Unique ornaments, beautiful pottery, handmade cards, handcrafted soaps, and delicious fudge-all created by adults with special needs. www.brookwoodingeorgetown.org Booth Number: 423, 425 Buffalo Girls Del Rio, TX Boho chic/border flair with women’s clothing, Christmas items and shoes. Booth Number: 549, 551, 553 Bullseye Bow Dexter, KS Toy bow and arrow set with a target. www.BullseyeBow.com Booth Number: 253, 255

BURLEBO Austin, TX Local men’s outdoor apparel company from Austin, Texas. We produce the softest t-shirts, pants, shorts and socks out there. www.BURLEBO.com Booth Number: 351, 353 Burton’s Maplewood Farm Medora, IN 100% pure and barrel-aged maple syrups. www.burtonsmaplewoodfarm.com Booth Number: 421 cane run road Dallas, TX Lounge wear, kimonos, robes, block print pajamas, kantha quilts, suzani style handbags, kantha totes and kilim purses. www.instagram.com/canerunroad Booth Number: 135 Carousel Publishing-Children’s Books Whitehouse, TX Award-winning children’s books: Christmas, tooth fairy, and more with messages of virtues and values. Author will be signing. www.Carousel-Publishing.com Booth Number: 643 Carry It Well! Waco, TX Hanging garment bags for ladies and men. These are fun fabrics such as ikat, toile, animal prints, medallion. $39 www.carryitwell.com Booth Number: 654 CassandraCollections & PharaO Jewelry Austin, TX One of a kind jewelry inspired by world travel and modern taste. Design your own or purchase a bold, statement or dainty handmade piece from two Austin designers. www.cassandracollections.com and www.pharaojewelry.com Booth Number: 760 Central Texas Olive Ranch Georgetown, TX Fresh from the orchard extra virgin olive oil in regular and infused flavors, handcrafted luxury olive oil soaps and beauty products and unique gift baskets that everyone will love. www.txolive.com Booth Number: 313 Christina Greene LLC Houston, TX A one of a kind collection, the jewelry line highlights the beauty of natural stones from all over the world. Genuine semi-precious stones and 18K gold plating. www.christina-greene.com Booth Number: 517 Christmas Carvings, Etc Lockhart, TX Hand carved wood Christmas santas, ornaments and dolls. All items are carved and painted by local Texas woodcarvers. www.christmascarvingsetc.com Booth Number: K5 The Junior League of Austin

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Clayton & Crume Louisville, KY Exceptional handcrafted leather goods and accessories. The perfect holiday gift for men and women alike. www.claytonandcrume.com Booth Number: 307, 309 Colada Co. Northridge, CA A USA made, original women’s clothing line, featuring our comfy, signature Pajamas-To-Go with matching sizes from toddler to adult. www.coladaco.com Booth Number: 254, 256 Collective Humanity Austin, TX A collection of artisan made textiles, baby toys, jewelry and accessories, all handcrafted in Cambodia by women working to overcome extreme poverty. www.collectivehu.org Booth Number: 104 Delysia Chocolatier Austin, TX Handcrafted chocolate truffles, customized options, Texas flare. www.delysia.com Booth Number: 649 DGZ Chocolates Houston, TX We manufacture Toffarazzi, our awardwinning version of toffee. We also manufacture other gourmet Swiss chocolates and confections. www.dgzchocolates.com Booth Number: 543, 545 Diva, The Ultimate Design Studio Georgetown, TX High-end and unique Christmas décor, gifts and home accessories. www.divageorgetown.com Booth Number: 449, 451, 453 Dog Collar World College Station, TX Over 100 patterns of dog collars that can be embroidered, collar flowers and bow ties, dog mom apparel and more. www.dogcollarworld.com Booth Number: 119, 121 Duck Camp - Premium Wingshooting Austin, TX Join us at the Duck Camp. Homegrown Austin startup specializing in hunting apparel for the wingshooter. www.duckcamp.com Booth Number: 148 Elena’s Organic Products Austin, TX Handcrafted and locally produced line of organic body products. All of our products are free of chemicals, parabens and sulfates. www.elenasorganicproducts.com Booth Number: 556

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Elisabeth Pohle Designs Sun Valley, ID Featuring a line of sophisticated western chic leather cuffs with agate, turquoise, abalone and Swarovski crystals. Unique earrings and necklaces with fringe, pendants and feathers. www.elisabethpohledesigns.com Booth Number: 524 Embellish Nails & Boutique Austin, TX Stylish clothes, jewelry, gifts, and holiday decor from an Austin-based, female owned boutique; bling, glitter and holiday cheer abound. www.embellishnails.com Booth Number: 302, 304, 306 EnMasse Pony Pal Stable Austin, TX Plush children’s riding toy ponies and their friends. Unicorns, tigers and three colors of ponies. www.ponypalstable.com Booth Number: 455, 457 Erin’s Earrings Georgetown, TX Uniquely handcrafted jewelry with semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls and crystals. Booth Number: 721, 723 Espacio Handmade Austin, TX Handsome handcrafted goods for the refined gentleman with a rebellious streak. Essential accessories for getting up to no good and looking damn fine. www.espaciohandmade.com Booth Number: 550 EtchOSketch.com Millsap, TX Gifts personalized on-site. www.EtchOSketch.com Booth Number: 225, 227 Everlasting Joy Jewelry Fort Worth, TX A handcrafted jewelry line from Fort Worth, TX using natural gemstones and one of a kind focals. Every purchase fights against human trafficking and slavery. www.shopeverlastingjoy.com Booth Number: 617 EXIT82ART Austin, TX Austin-centric themed gifts that capture the beauty and uniqueness of our amazing city. Stone coasters, mugs, ornaments and more. www.exit82art.com Booth Number: 122 Fine Art By Eric Austin, TX Fine art paintings and photography celebrating Austin families and the city they love! www.fineartbyeric.com Booth Number: 242

Flower and Vine Austin, TX Paper goods company with a focus on Texas and floral themes. All designs are made from original watercolor artwork and reproduced on note cards, calendars, tea towels and other fun items. www.flowerandvine.com Booth Number: 510 Forever Green Art Bentonville, AR Home decor, seasonal, one of a kind, handmade. www.forevergreenart.com Booth Number: 437, 439, 441 Freaky Record Los Angeles, CA Artwork made from vinyl records that are all hand cut out. www.freakyrecord.com Booth Number: 708 Fred Stockbauer - Goldsmith Wimberley, TX Handmade gold jewelry. www.fredstockbauer.com Booth Number: 244 Gale Nation Shawnee, KS Hand-lettered maps, globes and ornaments, as well as home accessories and apparel. Gale personalizes live during the show. www.galenation.com Booth Number: 348, 350 Georgian House Antiques Baton Rouge, LA Antique English and children’s prints, english and oriental china, napkin rings, small silver, books, golf memorabilia and gifts. www.georgianhouseantiques.com Booth Number: 159, 161 Get Swank Minden, LA Handmade home decor, specializing in farmhouse chic wooden signs. www.getswank.co Booth Number: 219, 221, 223 Gourmet Blends Torrance, CA Infused olive oils and balsamics that are so good they have been featured in The Doctors on CBS. www.gourmetblends.us Booth Number: 234, 236 Grace & Lace Austin, TX Women’s apparel brand based in Austin, featuring flattering, feminine and ontrend designs. As seen on ABC’s Shark Tank. www.graceandlace.com Booth Number: 323, 325 Grace and Charm Pflugerville, TX Handmade Boho Western jewelry. www.shopgraceandcharm.com Booth Number: 123


Grandmother’s Buttons St. Francisville, LA Handmade, one of a kind jewelry made from antique and vintage buttons since 1985. www.grandmothersbuttons.com Booth Number: 659 Grillight Fayetteville, AR Grillight Premium Grill tools make the perfect gift. These unique grill tools have built in LED flashlights for a brighter grill making a better meal. www.grillight.com Booth Number: 603 Harlee Rae Designs Georgetown, TX Locally sourced tees, fair-trade handbags and home goods for the modern minimalist. www.harleeraedesigns.com Booth Number: 758 Hatton Henry Austin, TX Leather bags and accessories, handmade in Austin. www.hattonhenry.com Booth Number: 536 Helene Thomas Jewelry & Accessories Austin, TX Modern Bohemian-inspired jewelry handmade with natural stones. Cashmere and silk accessories. Snakeskin, cowhide and leather handbags are holiday must haves. www.helenejewels.com Booth Number: 709 Homefields, Inc. Alpharetta, GA Great gifts for sports fans who bleed various colors. www.homefields.com Booth Number: 653 Illuminidol Austin, TX Idolatry of the 21st Century. Austin Original. American Made. Celebrity and Custom Prayer Candles. www.illuminidol.com Booth Number: 300 IMK Jewelry Austin, TX IMK Jewelry is simple, dainty and perfect for layering and wearing every day. Collection of Chokers, lariats, Y necklaces, earrings and bracelets. Featuring gold fill, sterling silver and gemstones. www.imkeepsakes.com Booth Number: 753 Jacqueline B Clothing Thousand Oaks, CA Women’s clothing with a California look, leggings that make you look like you lost 10 pounds. www.Jacquelinebclothing.com Booth Number: 322, 324, 326, 328 JANEHUDSON New York, NY Elevated essentials and fashionforward styles for gameday and anyday. www.janehudson.us Booth Number: 152

Jess’s Dresses Boutique McCalla, AL Trendy fashion at affordable prices in sizes small through 3XL. We love to meet and dress ladies with boutique clothing that reflect their personalities. www.jessdresses.com Booth Number: 249, 251 Jewelry Girl Boutique Leawood, KS Collection of affordable apparel and accessories to make looking fabulous effortless. Booth Number: 101, 103, 105 Joe Koen & Son Jewelers Austin, TX A unique collection of fine, fun, holiday and collegiate jewelry and gifts. Austin’s oldest and finest jeweler. Family owned and operated since 1883. www.joekoenjewelers.com Booth Number: 445 Jon Jahraus Cartoons Parkville, MO Humorous editorial style cartoon illustrations drawn and customized to your request. www.personalizedcartoon.com Booth Number: 548 José Madrid Salsa Zanesville, OH We produce 25 flavors of handcrafted gourmet New Mexican style salsa, in jars for home consumption. www.josemadridsasa.com Booth Number: K2 Julie B La Grange, TX Upscale emporium of designer jewelry, clothing as well as traditional and eclectic giftware. Shoes, stationery, giftware and everything in between. www.instagram.com/julieb _ thesquare Booth Number: 523, 525, 527, 529 Julie’s Boutique Charlotte, NC Trendy women’s apparel and accessories at great prices. www.JuliesClothing.com Booth Number: 627, 629, 726, 728 KELLI KOURI Dallas, TX Beautiful designer fur accessories, vests and jackets. Runway styled accessories. Cashmere wraps trimmed with fur. “As seen on Oprah” designer stretch belts. www.kellikouri.net Booth Number: 618, 620 Kendra Scott Austin, TX Big dreams, colorful confidence and inspired design. www.kendrascott.com Booth Number: 417, 419 Kiki Bean for BedHeads Venice, CA Jammies and jewels for the whole family. Everything soft and cozy. Booth Number: 503, 505

Killer Pecans Dallas, TX Specialty Pecan Roaster famous for sweet, spicy Killer and Smokin’ Pecans also Cinnamon and Rosemary Pecans and Killer Pecan Shortbread. Corporate gift options available as well as for family and friends. www.killerpecans.com Booth Number: 209 Knotty Kid Memphis, TN Knotty or nice and fun for all, find the perfect gift from a unique and edgy assortment of hand-made monsters, ornaments, costume-wear and toys. www.KnottyKid.com Booth Number: 634, 636 Kristyn Chambers Designs Austin, TX Stadium and event compliant clear designer handbags and accessories. www.kristynchambers.com Booth Number: 151 L & D Events Germantown, MD L & D Events provide exquisite fur trimmed items from jackets, capes, wraps and fur trimmed accessories. www.landdevents.com Booth Number: 238, 240 Landry Kate McKinney, TX Chic, modern and affordable clothing for women of all ages. www.landrykate.com Booth Number: 700, 702, 704 Latika Body Essentials Austin, TX Latika is a family owned brand of plant based skincare and bath products proudly handmade locally. www.latikasoap.com Booth Number: 727 Laugh Out Loud Expressions Bellaire, TX Dancing Santas, singing reindeer, holiday headbands and flashing necklaces. Meet our celebrities from Elmo to Elvis. Whimsical quirky gifts for ages 3-93. www.laughoutloudexpressions.com Booth Number: 204, 206 Laura Lively Jacksonville, FL Timeless jewelry with a twist. Our genuine pearls, natural shells and stones create “new classics” at girlfriend pricing you’ll love. www.mylauralively.com Booth Number: 338, 340 Laurad Designs Austrian Crystal Jewelry Dallas, TX An eclectic line of Austrian crystal jewelry. We have everything from the classic elegant designs to the trendy must have items. www.lauraddesigns.com Booth Number: 106, 108

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Leftovers Antiques Home Mercantile Brenham, TX Antiques, Christmas décor, books, hand carved geese, apothecary and much more. www.leftoversantiques.net Booth Number: 401, 403, 500, 502 Limbo Jewelry Austin, TX Jewelry and gifts handmade in Austin. www.LimboJewelry.com Booth Number: 355, 357 Limonada Mexico City, Mexico Sweet, hand embroidered children’s clothes made in collaboration with artisans in Mexico. www.limonadakids.com Booth Number: 745 Litto Fine Furniture Austin, TX Fine quality furniture and home goods hand built from genuine Texas hardwoods, find everything from stocking stuffers to the heirloom piece you dream about. www.leolitto.com Booth Number: 141 Lizzylu Austin, TX Beautiful Christmas décor, unique gifts and a myriad of fun and fine things. www.lizzylugifts.com Booth Number: 337, 339 LOLA- Live On Love Always Austin, TX Trendy women’s apparel and jewelry curated from around the globe at prices you will love. www.discoverlola.com Booth Number: 124 Loma Vista of Texas Fredericksburg, TX American Buffalo and Bison leather goods. Designed in Texas. 100% North American made materials and components with a lifetime guarantee. www.loma-vista.com Booth Number: 344 Longhorn Fashions Austin, TX On-trend apparel, affordable jewelry, funny Christmas tees, gorgeous watercolor prints, locally made gifts and so much more. www.longhornfashions.com Booth Number: 638, 640 Lucky Girl Tx Shreveport, LA Sassy, smart and fun gifts for everyone on your list. Create a one of a kind hat while you shop, with our signature Pick-a-Patch hat. Booth Number: 360 Make It Sweet Austin, TX Your Austin source for tools, supplies, ingredients and classes to make beautiful and delicious cakes, cookies, candies and gingerbread houses. www.MakeItSweet.com Booth Number: 359, 361

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Mana Culture Austin, TX A curated collection of Bohemian jewelry along with our own loving designs. www.manaculture.com Booth Number: 310, 312 Manos De Sur Atlanta, GA Fair trade horn jewelry, unique men’s gifts, Alpaca/acrylic throws and blankets, leather accessories and vintage pillows. www.manosdesur.com Booth Number: 740, 742, 744 me&re design Austin, TX A fun collection of monogrammed and personalized gifts including beach towels, blankets, luggage tags and coolers. Come find your favorite. www.meandredesign.com Booth Number: 511 METRO MAN GIFTS San Francisco, CA Smart, fun and creative gifts with men in mind. www.metromangifts.com Booth Number: 228 Mi Casa Tamales San Antonio, TX Homemade tamales: gluten free made with fresh spices, freshly made dips, salsas and jellies. Holiday gifts and Mexican accents. www.tamalesmicasa.com Booth Number: 748, 750, 752 MIAH Collection Tyler, TX one of a kind handcrafted leather, woven bags and home accessories created by fair trade Guatemalan artisans. A large portion of profits helps Mayan women attend school. www.miahcollection.com Booth Number: 651 Michele’s Estate Jewelry & Silver Austin, TX Large selection of fine estate and antique jewelry, sterling silver flatware, holloware, Christmas ornaments and designer purses. www.michelessilver.com Booth Number: 648, 650 Minnie Belle Jewels Marietta, GA “The Selection of Unique Jewelry.” Featuring many one of a kind pieces that are timeless, modern and luxurious. Exquisitely crafted and affordable. www.minniebellejewels.com Booth Number: 235, 237 Miss Rose Sister Violet Carmel, CA Dreamy women’s clothing and gifts. Whimsical children’s and baby clothes. New exquisite range of fairy tale dolls and toys. www.missrosesisterviolet.com Booth Number: 411, 413

ML Fashions Buford, GA Girls vintage clothing and accessories. Booth Number: 602, 604 Mommy Made It For Me Dallas, TX Handmade children’s play tents and sleeping bags available with matching play tents and sleeping bags for 18” dolls. Puppet theaters and puppets. Activity aprons. www.playtentsforkids.com Booth Number: 722, 724 Musee Madison, MS Handmade bath balms, cold processed soaps and soy candles. www.museebath.com Booth Number: 343, 345 My Mighty Magnet Woodmere, NY My Mighty Magnet is the perfect way to easily hang pictures, Christmas cards, kids’ artwork, invitations or anything that matters. www.mymightymagnet.com Booth Number: 710 Naked Body & Bath Houston, TX Give comfort from NAKED body+bath. Purveyors of scrumptious, handcrafted soaps and body care. Also featuring coveted comfort accessories. www.nakedbodyandbath.com Booth Number: 512 Nannie & Pal Children’s Wear Cedar Park, TX Nannie & Pal specializes in unique holiday apparel for girls and boys, handcrafted locally in Cedar Park, Texas. nannieandpal.com Booth Number: 655, 657 Nectar of the Vine Middlefield, OH Wine frappé. Gourmet wine slushy mixes in 22 delicious original recipe flavors. www.nectarofthevine.com Booth Number: 224 Nellie’s Scottish Shortbread Tyler, TX 200 years of tradition. Nellie’s cookies are buttery flakey shortbread made by hand in Tyler, TX. www.nelliesshortbread.com Booth Number: K4 Nested Sanctuary Missouri City, TX A home and holiday decor boutique specializing in unique finds to help you make the best of your nest. www.nestedsanctuary.com Booth Number: 705, 707 No. 4 St. James Austin, TX High quality, Texas-inspired goods: fresh pecan oil, bourbon cookies, soy candles, pocket knives, apparel and more. www.fourstjames.com Booth Number: 660


Northwest Hills Pharmacy Austin, TX A delightful selection of gifts for those special people on your list. . . handmade morse code necklaces, Mark Roberts Fairies, whimsical headbands and eyewear, fun barware and tabletop, comfy pj’s and more. www.northwesthills.net Booth Number: 301, 303 Nothing Bundt Cakes, AustinWestlake Austin, TX Made fresh daily using only the finest ingredients. Offering individual size ‘bundt’ cakes in 5 amazing flavors. ‘Hole’ Lotta Yum. www.nothingbundtcakes.com/bakery/tx/ austin-westlake Booth Number: 600 Oh Yeah! Bee Cave, TX Shop our trendy collection of clothing, accessories, gifts and baby. Cute FREE tote bag with purchase. www.ohyeahboutique.com Booth Number: 352, 354, 356 Olive Wood Carving Lake Mary, FL Unique hand carved olive wood gifts crafted by local artisans from Bethlehem in The Holy Land. www.facebook.com/Olive-WoodCarving-210876089502193/ Booth Number: 239 One Minute Skin Care Houston, TX Come see what we have especially for you. Experience our One Minute sensational skin care products. www.oneminutemanicure.com Booth Number: 229 Only Little Once Tomball, TX Girls holiday dresses, pajamas, and princess play twirl dresses. www.onlylittleonce.com Booth Number: 137, 139 Orion Crossing Fine Art Ceramics Tehachapi, CA Original hand painted one of a kind functional and fine art treasures. Unique and beautiful. Vases, tableware, tile, sinks and ornaments. www.OrionCrossing.com Booth Number: 521 Paloma Loco Austin, TX Outdoor apparel and gear for the modern outdoor gentleman. Enjoy the chase... www.palomaloco.com Booth Number: 112 Peace Love and Holidays Austin, TX Lifelong collection of vintage holiday items made into wreaths and decorated vintage recipe boxes too. Did I say vintage? www.peaceloveandholidays.com Booth Number: 519

perriberri Austin, TX Curated collection of all things cozy and cool for women, children, and home. . .featuring Barefoot Dreams. www.perriberri.com Booth Number: 334, 336 Petra Jewelry Dallas, TX Beautiful gold and sterling jewelry crafted with semi-precious and precious stones for daytime to nighttime versatility. Booth Number: 158, 160 Pink Armadillos Montgomery, TX We are a fun line of trendy graphic tees, apparel and gift items for women of all ages. www.PinkArmadillos.com Booth Number: 210, 212 PK Fine Imports Palm Springs, CA Fine handcrafted Mexican serving pieces and beautiful table linens from the South of France at great prices. www.pkfineimports.com Booth Number: 609, 611, 613 Pony-O Hair Accessories Conifer, CO Pony-O Hair Accessories was invented by women for women. Comfortable, secure and non-damaging in any hair type. 24 easy hairstyles. www.ponyo.com Booth Number: 102 Prep U Austin, TX Inspired by active boys, Prep U offers a suite of all natural, effective and age appropriate personal care products designed specifically for boys. Aluminum-free, paraben-free, talc-free and cruelty-free. www.prepuproducts.com Booth Number: 756 Pure & Simple Soy Candles, Bath & Body Products Round Rock, TX Hand poured soy candles, all natural bath and body products. Paraben and phthalate free. Made with love and care in Texas. www.pureandsimplesoy.com Booth Number: 652 Quality Pennants Georgetown, TX Framed pennants of college, professional sports teams, military, rock ‘n’ roll and much more. Booth Number: 619 Rach B Jewelry Austin, TX Rach B’s handmade jewelry is feminine and casually luxe and will hold a permanent place in your jewelry collection for years to come. www.ShopRachB.com Booth Number: 513

Reckless-Angel New Braunfels, TX Amazing leather boots, Brazilian cowhides, trendy ladies apparel and accessories. Don’t miss us, it’s our first A Christmas Affair. www.reckless-angel.com Booth Number: 220, 222 red bird design & mercantile Georgetown, TX We blend Americana and Bohemian styles to create a look that is unique, affordable and has a one of a kind vintage feel. Booth Number: 155, 157 Reecii Community Outreach Allen, TX Purses, gifts and home decor handmade from magazine paper, tubetire and other natural or recycled materials. www.reecii.org Booth Number: 127 Rockin’ A B McKinney, TX A children’s emporium. Children’s clothing and accessories, toys, gifts with some retro fun. www.rockinab.com Booth Number: 109, 111 Safari Jewelry Santa Barbara, CA Silver and gold bracelets, rings, earrings and necklaces made to resemble the traditional African Elephant Hair jewelry made by natives. www.safarijewelry.com Booth Number: 117 Saint Beatrice Austin, TX Hand selected liveables, loveables and wearables from various regions of Mexico. Responsibly sourced artisan tesoros for the home and ranch. www.saintbeatrice.com Booth Number: 316, 318 Sarah Briggs LLC Waxahachie, TX We offer lightweight, heirloom and hypoallergenic materials that allow you to be active and comfortable. We believe in taking unexpected materials and making them chic and wearable. www.sarahbriggs.com Booth Number: 501 Savannah Bee Company Savannah, GA Rare artisanal honeys and all-natural, award-winning, hive ingredient based body care products utilizing beeswax, royal jelly, propolis and honey. www.savannahbee.com Booth Number: 341 Savor Patisserie French Macarons Dallas, TX Equally beautiful and delicious handmade French macarons. www.savorpatisserie.com Booth Number: 443

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ShannieGirl Houston, TX A beautiful collection of women’s wraps, capes, shawls and ponchos “wrapping you in style” all year long. www.shanniegirl.com Booth Number: 116, 118 Shira Melody Jewelry Austin, TX On trend, affordable jewelry made from leather, chain, semi-precious stones and unique pendants. Perfect for layering. www.shiramelodyjewelry.com Booth Number: 226 Shirley’s Potpourri Canton, TX Handmade potpourri, wreaths and garland made from dehydrated fruits and vegetables and saturated with top of the line oils to bring the scent of Christmas straight to your home. www.shirleyspotpourri.com Booth Number: 729 Shopaholic Sanctuary Bellaire, TX Unique online boutique offering an eclectic mix of hand-selected clothing, the latest in jewelry, beautiful handbags and playful gifts that are as much fun to give as they are to receive. www.shopaholicsanctuary.com Booth Number: 641 Silk Utopia Brooklyn, WI Hand-painted one of a kind silk clothing, cowhide rugs and home decor. www.silkutopia.com,www.hiphides.com and www.eccentricluxuries.com Booth Number: 601 Slater Zorn New York, NY Fashion company selling collegiate and sport-inspired clothing and accessories exclusively in two-tone team and school colors without logos or emblems. www.slaterzorn.com Booth Number: 736 Smart Cookie Barkery Golden, CO Small batch handcrafted dog treats. www.smartcookietreats.com Booth Number: 150 Smathers & Branson Bethesda, MD 100% hand-stitched needlepoint belts and accessories. Licensed products for NFL, MLB, NHL and 125+ colleges and universities. www.smathersandbranson.com Booth Number: 540 Smith Map Studio Liberty Hill, TX Hand drawn maps created by using pen and ink with acrylic paints on engraved board. Originals and fine art prints available. www.smithmapstudio.com Booth Number: 754

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SoloSol Movement Manhattan Beach, CA Active-chic lifestyle wear. Specializing in soft luxe fabric, limited production leggings and original prints. Designed by two sisters. www.solosolmovement.com Booth Number: 755 Something New International Meansville, GA All natural metal polish and jewelry cleaner. Go green by going pink! www.myjewelrycleaner.com Booth Number: 260 Sort of Cool Art Fort Worth, TX Texas-centric, high-end pop art prints and gifts from here in Austin and around Texas reared artists Betsy and Carl Crum. www.sortofcool.com Booth Number: 305 Soy Austin Candles Austin, TX Hand poured 100% local soy candle company who specializes in on the spot personalization and customization for any occasion. www.facebook.com/soyaustincandles Booth Number: 317 SPICEWOOD GOURMET FOODS Georgetown, TX All natural, gluten free infused olive oils from Napa. Also featuring 18 year barrel aged balsamic vinegars. Booth Number: 642, 644 Steel Magnolia Marketplace Lakeway, TX A movie inspired boutique with classic Southern charm. Our gifts help you shop with purpose and impact lives. www.steelmagnoliamarketplace.com Booth Number: 342 Sterling Brooke Destin, FL Classic goods. Uncompromising standards. For men, women, everyone. Sterling Brooke Co. is a name synonymous with quality and good taste. www.sterlingbrooke.com Booth Number: 128 Susie's South Forty Confections, Inc. Midland, TX Famous Texas Pecan Toffee, Texas Trash, Key Lime Cookies and Bark, Peppermint Bark and other confections. www.susiessouthforty.com Booth Number: 308 Taylor and Tessier Carbondale, CO Our aesthetic is formed through a unique combination of hide and exotic leathers, wire wrapping, coral, and semi-precious gemstones and crystals for a look that is both modern and organic. www.taylorandtessier.com Booth Number: 358 TEAM VICTORIOUS Austin, TX Premier pencil fine artwork entailing a sports theme. www.teamvictorious.com Booth Number: 120

Texas Standard Dallas, TX Men’s clothing and accessories. www.Texas-Standard.com Booth Number: 757 Texas Toffee Plano, TX Texas Toffee is a gourmet toffee company. We manufacture and market a wide range of toffee candy including our fan favorites: Almond, Pecan, Ghost Pepper Dust, Cinnamon Pepper and Habanero. www.TexasToffee.com Booth Number: 712 Texas Treats Gift Baskets, Foods & Souvenirs Georgetown, TX Delightful Texas made gourmet foods, candies, snacks, souvenirs and unique gift baskets. www.texastreats.com Booth Number: 508 The Bell Collection Round Rock, TX Unique handcrafted sterling silver bell pendants and charms. www.collectbells.com Booth Number: 200 The Dainty Doe Round Rock, TX Dainty, simple, pretty handmade jewelry including necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets. On trend, beautiful and perfect for giving or for yourself. www.daintydoejewelry.etsy.com Booth Number: 130, 132 The Doggie Express (DEX) Houston, TX Women-owned organic dog treats made from grain, dairy, gluten, and egg-free ingredients. Hand made and decorated in Houston. www.thedoggieexpress.com Booth Number: 504, 506 The Guayabera Shirt Store and Linen Dreams Austin, TX The Guayabera Shirt Store offers fine Guayabera shirts for men and boys. Linen Dreams features robes pajama sets and nighties made from 100% linen. www.theguayaberashirtstore.com Booth Number: 734 The Homesteader’s Finest Lawton, OK Organic and all natural sauces and jams. We currently have a spice too. Made from real food, no fillers or fake out sugars. www.homesteadersfinest.com Booth Number: 706 The Limoges Lady Houston, TX Specializing in authentic, hand painted porcelain Limoges boxes from France. www.thelimogeslady.com Booth Number: 720 The Petal & Bow St. Louis, MO Handmade pet collars, bow ties, flowers, bandanas and slings. We have it all from classic prints to bling. www.thepetalandbow.etsy.com Booth Number: 645


The Shoe Club Boutique San Antonio, TX The Shoe Club Boutique carries from comfortable and fashionable shoes, to trendy apparel and must have accessories. Booth Number: 110 The Treasured Accessory, Inc. Calabasas, CA Fabulous “of the moment” jewelry. www.thetreasuredaccessory.com Booth Number: 552, 554 The Tree House Austin, TX Shop The Tree House for happy things. We are a local boutique with stores in Wimberley and Austin and we are fully stocked with goodies for holiday, home, gift and FUN. www.shopthetreehouse.com Booth Number: 518, 520 The Write Designs Carrollton, TX Decorative styrofoam, stadium and shatterproof cups with fun sayings from everyday to holiday. Koozies and humor napkins too. Customization available. www.thewritedesigns.com Booth Number: 606, 608, 610, 612 Three Sisters Bows Weatherford, TX Handmade in Texas hair bow boutique with over the top options including monogramming. Fabulous headbands and trendy caps. www.3sistersbows.com Booth Number: 213 Tiger Jaw Cross Roads, TX Easy ratcheting tools that ratchet just like a PVC pipe cutter, reducing trauma to the plant and don’t work your muscles. www.tigerjaw.com Booth Number: 626, 628 tisa’s creations Round Rock, TX Handmade fun, colorful, playful paper products and gift items to make your day a little brighter. www.tisascreations.com Booth Number: 125 Tough Mother Austin, TX Organic, raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar that steeps for six weeks with ten whole organic roots, fruits, spices and honey. www.toughmotherbrand.com Booth Number: 741 Treestump Woodcraft Tumacacori, AZ Kitchenware and furniture inlaid with turquoise and river stone. From spoons to bowls, you can find your Christmas gift needs. Booth Number: 250 TrulyYOURS Annapolis, MD Pure cashmere wears - ponchos, travelers wraps, cardigans, blazers and fine fashion jewelry. www.trulyyoursonline.com Booth Number: 143, 145

Turquoise Tulip Georgetown, TX Southern style shirts and tea towels with Texas flair. www.ttulip.com Booth Number: 208 Two Tequila Sisters Houston, TX We make custom denim jackets and vests. Purchase or design and special order your “one of a kind” original. www.twotequilasisters.com Booth Number: 605 Ultra Bella, LLC Celebration, FL Children’s and Ladies’ classic jewelry and accessories featuring Ultrasuede, Swarovski crystals, and gemstones. www.ultrabella.com Booth Number: 711 Under Wraps Dallas, TX Designer gift wrap, gable boxes, tulle, raffia, and wired ribbons at wholesale prices. www.underwrapsgiftwrap.com Booth Number: 635, 637, 639 UpTown Chic New Braunfels, TX The best kept secret in Hill Country, featuring women’s and children’s clothing, exclusive Christmas t-shirts, fabulous soaps and unique gifts. Booth Number: 559, 561 UrbanUndercover & TowelTopper St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN Thoughtfully designed, luxurious, stylish and functional ​staple pieces for t​ he urban traveler adventures. Life’s a trip. Let’s take it. www.UrbanUndercover.com, www.MyTowelTopper.com Booth Number: 156 Usborne Books & More Austin, TX Award-winning, engaging and educational books for ages 0-16. These books will open a world of imagination and help children learn to love to read. www.UsborneLink.com Booth Number: 216 V Fashion/My Town Art Towson, MD On trend, unexpected holiday decor, fashion, jewelry and accessories. Original collection of award winning lithographs and canvas hand personalized while you shop by Patrick Reid O’Brien. www.mytownart.com Booth Number: 319, 321 Viajera Imports Santa Barbara, CA Jewelry, bags, and home goods designed by Viajera and made with love by our global artisans. www.viajeraimports.com Booth Number: 538

Vibe Austin, TX Distinctive metal-free necklaces made with stunning natural gemstones, handknotted on silk and always adjustable from choker to 30 inches long. www.thehouseofvibe.com Booth Number: 258 Vinglacé Houston, TX A sleek new way to keep your wine and champagne chilled without ice. www.vinglace.com Booth Number: K6 VINTAGE SOUL Dripping Springs, TX We believe that style for you and your home should be both fresh and timeless. www.vintagesoultx.com Booth Number: 243, 245 Vunkology: The Science of Valuable Junk Abilene, TX 00% handmade eclectic and vintage inspired mix of treasures including oversized fun graphics and advertisements, 7’ growth chart, picture frames, letter blocks and more. www.vunkology.com Booth Number: 656, 658 Weather & Story Austin, TX Quality leather goods made in Austin. Simple, classic and timeless pieces handcrafted to last. www.weatherandstory.com Booth Number: 211 Wise Guyz Gadgets Austin, TX Handmade gadgets for outdoor living: BBQ Grill Tool, Gardening Tool, Poultry Lifter, Nutcracker. www.wise-gadgets.com Booth Number: 713 Yellowbird Foods Austin, TX Spicy condiments with spunky character made with real ingredients deep in the heart of Texas. www.yellowbirdsauce.com Booth Number: 749 Zah Crystal Files Columbia, SC Crystal manicure files, hand painted and decorated, everlasting filing surface. www.twocrafters.com Booth Number: K1

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Premiere Sponsors A Christmas Affair

IBC BanK

IBC Bank’s philosophy of “We Do More,” reflects its dedication to the growth and success of not only its customers but the communities it serves as well. Serving customers for over 50 years, IBC continues to work relentlessly to give back to the community on a local level through philanthropic and volunteer endeavors. Since 2009, IBC Bank has been an annual sponsor of The Junior League of Austin’s A Christmas Affair, and looks forward to another Joyeux Noël as a supporter of our League’s mission and work throughout our community.

Randalls

Randalls is a committed community partner, working together with its customers to support programs that improve the quality of life in the communities they serve. Randalls is known to get behind non-profit organizations that are important to its customers and their families. Randalls is proud to be a long-time supporter of The Junior League of Austin, working together to enrich the lives of those in our community. Randalls believes that The Junior League of Austin’s programs and remarkable volunteers are a tribute to the strength of women and the power of community.

AT&T

As a longtime supporter of The Junior League of Austin, AT&T returns for another year of sponsoring A Christmas Affair. AT&T is committed to advancing education, strengthening communities and improving lives – and it’s no surprise AT&T and The Junior League of Austin are great partners. Through its philanthropic initiatives and partnerships, AT&T and the AT&T Foundation support projects that create opportunities, make connections and address community needs where they – and their customers – live and work.

Brandywine Realty Trust

As one of the largest real estate companies in the United States, Brandywine Realty Trust works to shape, inspire and connect with the communities in which its employees live and work. A key component of Brandywine’s mission is active support of the community. This core principle is fully embraced by corporate management as well as all employees, through service initiatives and financial support of events like A Christmas Affair. With the continued support of Brandywine Realty Trust, it’s sure to be a Joyeux Noël.

CenterPoint Energy

CenterPoint Energy is there in everything we do – from 24-hour-a-day television broadcasts, to gourmet gas kitchens, comfortable gas heating, hand-held computers and cellular phone connections. In addition to its commitment to deliver safe and reliable electricity and natural gas, CenterPoint Energy actively engages in addressing the needs of the communities where they live and work. The Junior League of Austin and A Christmas Affair are excited to have CenterPoint Energy return as a generous sponsor of Joyeux Noël.

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Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market is proud to be working with The Junior League of Austin’s FIT – Food In Tummies Program for the 2018-2019 school year to help support Del Valle schools and inspire families to improve children’s nutrition and wellness. Through partnerships with innovative organizations, schools, and educators, Whole Foods Market works to provide children with access to fresh, nutritious meals with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic. Whole Foods Market’s support of the FIT Program helps fulfill JLA’s mission within the Austin community.

St. David’s HealthCare

With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. Since the inception of St. David’s HealthCare in 1996, more than $412 million has been given back to the community to improve the health and healthcare of people in Central Texas. St. David’s HealthCare is proud to partner with The Junior League of Austin for the third consecutive year in support of A Christmas Affair.

Chaparral Foundation

The Junior League of Austin is thrilled to have Chaparral Foundation as a returning sponsor. The Chaparral Foundation focuses primarily on organizations that provide services and support to women and children, as well as those that provide general healthcare. The Junior League of Austin is a great fit, and the JLA is grateful for the Chaparral Foundation’s financial support of A Christmas Affair 2018. The Chaparral Foundation has funded a number of JLA’s community projects in the past, including Con Mi Madre and Mobile Loaves and Fishes. Joyeux Noël, from the Chaparral Foundation.

Spirit 105.9

SPIRIT 105.9, The Spirit of Austin, features Adult Contemporary Christian music where listeners enjoy a fresh variety of music surging in popularity. SPIRIT 105.9 is an encouraging, family-friendly radio station aiming to be a beacon of light to the city of Austin. With live and local programming, families of Austin and Central Texas are kept in mind. The Spirit of Austin fully supports the community they serve and is proud to partner with The Junior League of Austin to support A Christmas Affair for the fourth consecutive year.

iHeartMedia (96.7 KISS FM-KHFI, KPEZ, KASE 101, KVET-FM, KVET-AM, KVET-HD)

iHeartMedia and all of its broadcast radio stations are dedicated to inspiring and creating positive change that improves the lives of others. The mission of iHeartMedia Communities is to galvanize local radio and outdoor resources to educate and inspire residents to make a difference within their own communities. Dedicated to supporting non-profits throughout the Austin community, iHeartMedia is proud to support A Christmas Affair year after year and is looking forward to a Joyeux Noël.

Austin Woman Magazine

As Austin Woman Magazine says, when women support women, big things happen. Austin’s leading magazine for women returns again this year as a media sponsor for A Christmas Affair. With a mission of inspiring and supporting our community and empowering women, Austin Woman and The Junior League of Austin partner together each year for JLA’s largest fundraiser. Austin Woman wishes you a Joyeux Nöel as it helps the JLA kick off the holiday season.

Emmis (KGSR and BOB FM)

Known as Austin City Limits Radio, KGSR is characterized by its strong commitment to the local community and its long-standing events like Blues on the Green and its SXSW Live Broadcast. 103.5 BOB FM is an adult hits radio station unlike any other – locally produced and hosted by people who live, work, and breathe Austin. Emmis Radio is a longtime supporter of The Junior League of Austin, and we are grateful for their continued media sponsorship of A Christmas Affair. The Junior League of Austin

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Sponsors & Donors

The Junior League of Austin & A Christmas Affair Benefactor IBC Bank The Maxwell Family & The Nyle Maxwell Family of Dealerships Randalls Spirit Radio 105.9**

Champion AT&T iHeartMedia**

Grand Austin Woman Magazine** Brandywine Realty Trust CenterPoint Energy Chaparral Foundation Emmis Radio** St. David’s HealthCare Whole Foods Market

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Tribute Austin Family Magazine** Beau Theriot - Oasis** Bloody Revolution** Fast Signs** HEB Kendra Scott** Marquee Event Rental** Tribeza**

Contributor Amanda Beck Foster Antler Mini Storage Austin Kids Directory** Austin Monthly** Beth and Bryan Plater Cynthia Kozmetsky Dana Fisher Dell Technologies** Diane Finch Grant Gayle and Laney Vickers Jack Hates Coffee** Leslie and Jonathan Moore Lisa Kennedy

Nancy and Jim Edsel Overture Austin The Sherrill Family Foundation Tina McCutchin, Patsy Sharbutt & Amanda Spearman Ultimate Outdoor Movies and Entertainments Upstream Investment Partners UT Football Wives

Supporter Andrea Jacobs Design** Borgil Enterprises Capitol Wright Distributing** Cathy and Ed McHorse Cowgirls and Lace** Dan and Paula Herd Gavin and Holly Mace Massingill Harriet Rutland Holly and Kevin Priestner Kelly and John Breeden Make It Sweet** Purdy Special** Sheri Shelby Krause Tina and Brent McCutchin

Friend Ann Dodge Austex Moving** Carolyn Waddle-Ford Chick-fil-A** Corner Bakery** Helen Covert Helen Dale Simons Jonathan and Holly Decherd Kim and Mark Nearburg Melissa Jackson McGuire Moorman Hospitality** Nothing Bundt Cakes** Reddy Ice, Inc.** Sally Sheppard-Mandell Tacodeli**

Tea Room Table Sponsors 2013 A Christmas Affair Decorations Committee 2015 A Christmas Affair Decorations Committee 2018 A Christmas Affair Sustaining Advisors 2018-19 The Junior League of Austin Board of Directors FDC Support Team 2018-2019 Freda Vöelker, Engel & Völkers Real Estate JLA Diversity and Inclusion Committee Suzy Balagia The Junior League of Austin Playhouse Singers

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Erin’s Earrings Essential Bodywear EtchOSketch.com EXIT82ART Extra Point Publishers Fabrik Fairmont Austin Fine Art By Eric Flower and Vine Forever Green Art Fowler’s Toffee Foxhole Culinary Tavern Freaky Record FTA Jewelry Design Gale Nation Get Swank Gladys’ Bakery Go Jump in the Lake Good Gifts, Inc. Gourmet Blends Grit and Grace Gussied Harlee Rae Designs Hatton Henry Headhunters Headwear High Point Supply Co. Hippie Alice Holiday Fried Pecans Holiday Highlights I.C.C. / Ceramica de Espana IMK Jewelry Il bere Magnetic Wine and Drink Charms Illuminidol In Bloom Artwear InfiniteAloe ino Scarf Boutique Iron Wolf Distillery J. Bennett Gems Jacqueline B Clothing Jarmz Designs Jess's Dresses Boutique Jewelry Girl Designs Jimmy’s Vault JLA Spring Events Jon Jahraus Cartoons José Madrid Salsa Julie Fritz Art Kairos 10 Kate Winternitz Jewelry Kathy Kamei Designs Katie Kime Kelly Wynne Kendra Scott Kerri Lohmeier Photography Kickin’ Rocks Kiki Bean for BedHeads Killer Pecans Kimberlee Watson Art


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COMMUNITY

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BEYOND BLUEPRINT the

A Sneak Peek Inside the Community Impact Center By: Keri Bollman

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he Junior League of Austin (JLA) is currently under construction on its new headquarters – the Community Impact Center (CIC). Designed by Austin-based architecture firm STG Design, the CIC will feature a modern Hill Country design and a layout that will serve both the JLA and the community. While many people have seen the renderings for the new buildings, only a handful of dedicated stakeholders have seen the plans for inside. In the pages that follow we’ll take you inside the new headquarters and offer up a sneak peek of the new facility.

COMMUNITY IMPACT CENTER FAST FACTS Address 5330 Bluffstone Drive Groundbreaking January 2017 Construction Started June 2017 Planned Delivery Fall 2019

Floors 2 Building Size 48,000 SF Parking 4-Story garage featuring 240 spaces

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FIRST FLOOR The lower level of the Community Impact Center was designed to be used by both The Junior League of Austin as well as the community. It will be used for internal events as well as community events, fundraisers and more. The League will also rent out spaces within the CIC to help generate revenue.

Signature Programs

Storage Storage

Security

Chase

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Laundry Coat Check /Storage

Men’s Restroom

Circulation

Elec./ Mech. Wellness

Women’s Restroom

PR Storage

Elevator

Stair Corridor

Elevator AV

VP Meeting

Lobby/ Pre-Function

General Meeting Storage

Family Restroom

Catering

Green Room

Restroom

Facility

Piano Storage

Furn. Stor.

Furn. Stor.

2 Community Room

COLOR LEGEND: Public Furn. Stor.

Committee/Office

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Member Outdoor Deck

Support Outdoor Space

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SIGNATURE PROGRAMS ROOM

The signature programs room is the first thing visitors see. It has large windows, so everyone who enters the building will be able to see the work of FIT Food in Tummies and KICS - Kids in Cool Shoes being done inside. It was designed specifically to service these programs, so it features a laundry room that will be used to wash FIT bags as well as an adjacent loading dock to facilitate the stocking of pantry items and shoes.

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Floorplan courtesy of STG Design

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COMMUNITY ROOM

The community event room is a multi-function banquet and auditorium space that can be used for JLA or community events, from focus groups and meetings to galas or weddings. “It was designed to serve the entire community,” says Jamille Ruebsahm, Capital Campaign Coordinator. The community room has a seated capacity of 440, and it can be utilized as one big room or split into three smaller rooms, depending on the need. The room will feature audiovisual capabilities for meetings and events. Adjacent to the room is a prep area to facilitate catering.

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THE LAWN

Bordering the community room is an outdoor deck that overlooks The Lawn. The Lawn is an outdoor space nestled under a canopy of live oak trees. The property itself backs up to the greenbelt and will feature a nature trail with a pollinator garden and bat houses to help with the City of Austin’s desire to bring more wildlife to the grounds as a habitat steward.

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SUSTAINER LOUNGE

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OFFICES AND MEETING ROOMS

Through member surveys and interviews, the committee learned that many sustaining members – women who have reached the age limit for Active membership – felt that they didn’t have a space to congregate at the current JLA Headquarters.

WORKROOMS AND STORAGE

The upper level features various dedicated offices for JLA staff and volunteers as well as breakout spaces and meeting rooms. Additionally, there will be dedicated areas for Coats for Kids and the League’s fundraising events.

The new sustainer lounge will showcase Hill Country views and will feature a kitchenette, dining area and a lounge with a television. The space was designed to create a welcoming space that will help foster relationships between all members.

Based on member feedback, the CIC was designed with storage space. It will also feature a workroom with ample room for production of new items needed for programs.

DID YOU KNOW?

The Community Impact Center is available to rent for community groups and events, and is already booking for 2019. For information, please email cicevents@jlaustin.org.

SECOND FLOOR The upper level was designed for internal use by the JLA, including office support. The CIC Committee and architects spent countless hours interviewing leadership and members to identify the most desired features and how to make best use of the space.

Fundraising Event Studio

Janitor

Restroom Corridor

Chase

Restroom

Break Out Space

Fundraising Event Storage

Office

Office

Elec./ Mech.

Server Elevator

Mezzanine Stair

Corridor

Elevator

Archive/Records

COLOR LEGEND: Public Committee/Office Member

Reception/ Lounge

Finance Storage

6 Common Studio

Stair

Common Studio/ Flex Space

Break Out Room

IT Office

Fundraising

Corridor

Work Room/ Mail/Library

Fundraising Event Production

Stair

Corridor

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Finance

Event Planning Stor.

Corridor

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Stor. Corridor

Boardroom

Breakroom

Communications

Pres.-Elect /Comm. VP

President

Coats for Kids Break Out Room

AV

Sustainer Room

Support Outdoor Space

Outdoor Deck

Floorplan courtesy of STG Design

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IMPACT

Signature Programs

What’s Next for KICS? The Junior League of Austin promotes Kids in Cool Shoes - KICS from a pilot to signature program. By: Keri Bollman

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ast year, The Junior League of Austin (JLA) piloted KICS – Kids in Cool Shoes (KICS), a program that aims to outfit elementary age kids in new sneakers. The pilot was an enormous success, and last spring the JLA was able to donate over 650 pairs of sneakers to students at Guerrero-Thompson Elementary School in North Austin. With the success of the pilot, the JLA decided to expand the program, transforming it from a special project led by League volunteers Courtney Clark and Laura Robinson, to a signature program. KICS is now an official JLA program and has its own committee composed of

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eleven dedicated volunteers. They are currently focused on garnering community sponsorships, engaging volunteers, gathering donations and spreading the word about the program. This year, KICS chair Courtney Clark and her committee are planning to expand KICS to other high-need schools and daycares. They plan to do this through a model that hasn’t been tried before by the JLA. The proposed model allows for an organization, business or individual to sponsor a KICS school by donating money for the purchase of shoes. They will then be invited to participate in distribution day, which gives them

and their employees the opportunity to see first hand the dollars they have donated. “We wanted to provide a new, unique way for the community to see and experience what the League does, and see how their dollars are being put to work,” says Clark. Clark said she feels that this may serve to spark interest in joining the League amongst non-JLA member volunteers and will help to diversify membership as well. If you or your company are interested in sponsoring a KICS school or daycare, please contact KICS@jlaustin.org.

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LEGACY

Leadership

Past Presidents The Junior League of Austin

Gladys Greenlee Bowman+ Ruth McCelvey Bremond+ Mamie Ray Earnest+ Julian Devereux Weeks+ Margaret Ann Caldwell Scarbrough+ Ina Williams Walker+ Hilda Rudd McElhenney+ Frances Coopwood Morgan+ Mary Tucker Muse+ Julia Matthews Perry Robinson+ Virginia Nalle Page+ Elizabeth Schneider Rogers+ Mary Helen George Ammann+ L. Ellen Steck Ross Carter+ Eleanor Niggli Tyler+ Frankie Gist Peterson+ Eleanor Stayton Gammon+ Mary Ireland Graves Dougherty+ Mary Lee Wilson Crusemann+ Hallie Groos Slaughter * Elora Watt Smith Sue Kone Drake Beverly Nash Bell+* Mary Lucile Wicker O’Brien+ Elinor Willis Pittman+ Marjorie Dodge Granger+ Irene Hopkins Harwood+ Alice Kleberg Reynolds Meyer+ Nancy Price Bowman+ Barbara Louise Davis Neff+ Eugenia Betts Miller Shelby Reed Hearon Diane Hierholzer Finch Grant* Marian Marley McCrummen Alison Gray Kimberlin* Josephine Klotz Roche Josephine Drake McRee+ Barbara Leonard Smith* Margaret Craig Cowden Susan Dean Stayton* Susan Page Driver Carolyn Kellam Curtis Marilla Black King Nancy Chapman Collins Ann Johnston Dolce Clare Ritchie Hudspeth Regan Kimberlin Gammon Mary Gideon Herman* Elizabeth Snyder Malone

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1933-1934 1934-1935 1935-1936 1936-1938 1938-1940 1940-1942 1942-1944 1944-1946 1946-1947 1947-1948 1948-1949 1949-1950 1950-1951 1951-1952 1952-1953 1953-1954 1954-1955 1955-1956 1956-1957 1957-1958 1958-1959 1959-1960 1960-1961 1961-1962 1962-1963 1963-1964 1964-1965 1965-1966 1966-1967 1967-1968 1968-1969 1969-1970 1970-1971 1971-1972 1972-1973 1973-1974 1974-1975 1975-1976 1976-1977 1977-1978 1978-1979 1979-1980 1980-1981 1981-1982 1982-1983 1983-1984 1984-1985 1985-1986 1986-1987

Pamela Pitzer Willeford Cynthia Hendrick Kozmetsky Christina Kazen Attal Judith Allen Shelton Elizabeth Walters Atherton^ Melissa Owens Jackson Paula Thompson Herd Kristen Jones Holland Cookie Gregory Ruiz Hallie Powell Cardwell Emily Heebner Baker Nancy Cummins Prideaux Nancy Schoenvogel Edsel MariBen Ramsey*^ Joan Granger Talley Amy Johnson Dunham Suzy Balagia Diane Catalani Falkenberg Laura Wolf Beth Nance Smith KaLyn Laney Melissa Greenwood Morrow Kathi Livingston Haralson Sandy Segura Alcalá Morgen Cesarano Hardin Cathy Knapp McHorse Kelly Breeden Gregory Noack Casie Kaluza Wenmohs Sarah Moore Valenzuela Julie Hall

1987-1988 1988-1989 1989-1990 1990-1991 1991-1992 1992-1993 1993-1994 1994-1995 1995-1996 1996-1997 1997-1998 1998-1999 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018

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Established in 1935, Jack Brown Cleaners is dedicated to providing convenient, quality products and service to its customers. Jack Brown Cleaners is the original partner of Coats for Kids, providing the collection, counting and free cleaning of each donated warm winter coat. Through Coats for Kids, Jack Brown Cleaners is committed to making a difference in Central Texas.

Austin country music radio station 98.1 KVET has a commitment to community service that is unwavering. By partnering with 98.1 KVET, Coats for Kids is able to reach children all over Central Texas to distribute 30,000 warm winter coats each year.

Since signing on in 1971, community service has remained a cornerstone at KVUE. For 30 years, KVUE’s partnership with Coats for Kids has helped in the collection and distribution of warm winter coats to children in Central Texas each year.

To volunteer or donate, please visit www.jlaustin.org/coats.

Save the Date! Coats for Kids Distribution Day:

Saturday, December 8th, 2018 How to Get Involved:

Donate gently worn coats to Jack Brown cleaners Donate $20 (The cost of one new coat) Groups can consider organizing a coat drive Volunteer registration begins Saturday, October 6

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CAPITALINES Advertise in our Spring Issue! The official magazine of The Junior League of Austin, Capitalines presents a unique opportunity to get your business in front of Austin’s movers and shakers. To learn more and get ad rates, download our media kit at www.jlaustin.org/ capitalines. For more information or to advertise, please email capitalines_adsales@jlaustin.org.

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Fair Market on East 5th St Austin, TX Tickets on Sale: December 2018 All funds raised through this event will benefit The Junior League of Austin’s programs, inlcuding Coats for Kids, FIT - Food In Tummies and more than 30 local community non-profits.

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