Bright Star

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Bright Star Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.
Members shall reside in or attend school in the area East of Highway 6, West of the 610 Loop, North of the Southwest Freeway and South of Westview. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Bright Star aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

OUR CHAPTER HISTORY

Formed in August, 2015, and chartered in April, 2017, NCL, Inc., Bright Star Chapter is the 206th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States. Our Chapter is a group of Texas mothers and daughters in the Houston area East of Highway 6, West of the 610 Loop, North of the Southwest Freeway and South of Westview who have come together committing to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Bright Star aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving their communities together.

ABOUT OUR CHAPTER

NCL, Inc., Bright Star Chapter is a group of Texas mothers and daughters in the Houston area East of Highway 6, West of the 610 Loop, North of the Southwest Freeway and South of Westview who have come together committing to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Bright Star aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving their communities together. We are the 206th NCL, Inc. Chapter to form in the United States.

Schools our daughters attend include: Briarwood School, Duchesne Academy, Episcopal High School, Grace School, Houston Christian High School, John Paul II, Kinkaid School, Memorial Middle School, Memorial High School, Spring Branch Middle School, St. Agnes Academy, St. Cecilia Catholic School, St. Francis Episcopal School, Stratford High School, Village School.

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Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do little”—Edmund Burke @nclbrightstar@nationalcharityleagueinc#houstonstrong#volunteers#service

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Membership Inquiry Form

For any questions regarding Membership, requests for transfers or assistance with connecting as a Sustainer, email us.

Join Our Chapter

Mothers and their daughters (grades 7-12) participate in a program that embraces:

Community Service

  • Addi’s Faith Foundation
  • AIM Ministries
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • Bayou City Blessings (in a Backpack)
  • Books Between Kids
  • Candlelighters
  • Emergency Aid Coalition
  • Fisher House
  • Flower Power Gives
  • Gracewood
  • Houston Food Bank
  • Houston Pets Alive
  • Hurricane Harvey Relief
  • Kids’ Meals
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • NCL National Philanthropy Initiative
  • Operation Gratitude
  • Philanthropy Fair
  • Project C.U.R.E
  • Stand Up For Kids
  • Star of Hope Mission
  • The Center For Hearing and Speech
  • The Kindness Campaign (TKC)

COMMUNITY SERVICE

NCL, Inc. Bright Star Chapter has been supporting its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities for over four years. Following is a list of current Philanthropic Partners.

Addi’s Faith Foundation

Alzheimer’s Association

Blessings in a Backpack

Books Between Kids

Candlelighters

Center for Hearing & Speech

Disaster Relief

Emergency Aid Coalition

Fisher House

Flower Power Gives

Gracewood

Houston Food Bank

Houston Pets Alive

Kids Meals Houston

Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Project C.U.R.E

Stand Up for Kids

Star of Hope Mission

Leadership Development

  • President: Jody Simpson
  • President Elect: Kara Marshall
  • Secretary: ANGELA PASCHALL
  • Treasurer: Liliane Maakaron
  • Parliamentarian: Christine Dunn
  • Vice President Communications: Jennifer Taylor
  • Vice President Membership: Katie Moses
    Laura Price
  • Vice President Patroness Activities: Jill Terrell
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Analitza Factor
  • Vice President Provisionals: Paige Gill
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Amber Mackel

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Bright Star Members have opportunities to engage in experiences that build essential skills, such as confidence, consensus and team building, event planning, conflict resolution and parliamentary procedure.  Leadership activities of our Chapter include:

National Conference

Spring/Fall District Training

Ticktocker Office Training

Bight Size Training Online

Ongoing Mentorship of Ticktocker/Patroness Partners

Cultural Experiences

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES

As future leaders, NCL, Inc. Bright Star members continually strive to build stronger ties with our communities and the individuals within them. It is through this understanding that we grow and develop broader worldviews that will shape and support our lives. We celebrate our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.