Notables: July 3

July 2, 2013 

Jenna, left, and Jill DeCandio recently received the National Charity League Mother-Daughter Award for most hours served in the chapter by a mother and daughter team. The DeCandios are members of the Carolina Lily Chapter of the National Charity League.


Local students serve as pages in the N.C. Senate

David Ross Andrews, John Charles Barringer and Divya Juneja served as pages in the N.C. Senate.

Pages serve for one week, attending Senate sessions and committee meetings and assisting staff members with clerical duties.

Andrews is the son of Mark and Karen Andrews of Morrisville and is a student at Green Hope High School. He was sponsored by Sen. Josh Stein.

Barringer is the son of Brent and Tamara Barringer of Cary and is a student at Cary High School. He was sponsored by Sen. Austin Allran.

Juneja is the daughter of Vijay and Reena Juneja of Cary and is a student at Raleigh Charter High School. She was sponsored by Sen. Daniel Clodfelter.

National Charity League holds annual events

The Carolina Lily Chapter of the National Charity League, Inc. held its annual Mother Daughter Tea and Ticktocker Tribute on May 5. The event honored the history and traditions of the National Charity League and the growth of the Carolina Lily Chapter.

Awards were presented to Ticktockers with outstanding achievements. Jill and Jenna DeCandio received the NCL Mother-Daughter Award for most hours served in the chapter by a mother-and-daughter team. The DeCandios served more than 400 hours with the SPCA of Wake County, the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill, Brown Bag Ministries, the USO-NC and other organizations.

The Hourglass Award was given to Jenna DeCandio, Shea Golden and Meaghan Martin, who served more than 100 hours in the community. Emily and Madison Wright served more than 75 hours, earning the Yellow Rose Award, and Abigail Bagwell, Katie Barry, Lauren Billy, Devin D’Agostin, Allison Drake, Divya Juneja, Elisabeth Lowe, Emily Lowe, Celia McRae and Allison Sweene y earned the Yellow Rosebud Award for serving more than 50 community service hours.

In 2013, the NCL Carolina Lily mothers and daughters collected 11,700 pop tops for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill; baked more than 23,000 cookies for the USO, Brown Bag Ministries and Horse and Buddy; collected 1,391 books for Book Harvest; and made 1,000 holiday stockings to be given to children at the USO-NC’s holiday parties. In addition, Ticktockers and Patronesses also collected items for Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Backpack Buddies program and blankets, coats, gloves, hats and toiletries to distribute to the area’s homeless in Moore Square through Brown Bag Ministries.

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