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5 year pin

Had I actually made it to the Junior League General Meeting tonight, I would have been awarded a 5 year pin. I received an e-mail telling me of this news last week.


My initial thoughts were that a 5 year pin was no big deal. I mean, first, this is actually my 7th year in Junior League so who cares about a 5 year pin (they don't count the first because that is the provisional year and then I guess they don't count this half year into my 7th year that I have served). Second, it didn't seem like that big of a deal to make it 5 years in Junior League...for me, the big deal is making it through this year so that I can be a sustainer.


Then I looked at the e-mail list of women who were also receiving their 5 year pin. Out of the approximately 100+ members that were in my provisional class, there were only about 25 of us who had made it to the 5 year mark. I was shocked and then became a little more proud of my 5 year pin. Now as you may have deduced, not proud enough to actually go to the meeting to get it! Of course in my laziness defense, today was a school morning and then I sat in a continuing education class at the courthouse from 1-5 this afternoon, so another long meeting (that didn't begin until 7) just wasn't in me.


P.S. I didn't have to be present to "win". I can pick up my pin at the league office.

Comments

Abby said…
I love things you don't have to be present to win!! I also need to spend some quality CLE time...any suggestions?

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