Southlake

About Our Chapter

NCL, Inc., Southlake 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 the city of Southlake, Texas, or attend Carroll ISD schools. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Southlake aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.

Since its inception in 1997, the Southlake Chapter of NCL, Inc. has continued its commitment to the core values of NCL, Inc. and its vision to develop strong women leaders serving and impacting communities today and for generations to come.

Since 1998, the Southlake Chapter of NCL, Inc. has organized and produced an Annual Fashion Show which serves as a fundraiser for selected Philanthropy Partners. The Southlake Chapter is proud to be one of a handful of NCL, Inc. Chapters in the nation which is designated as a fundraising chapter.

For fashion show sponsorship questions, please contact us at nclfashionshow@gmail.com 

Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NCLSouthlake/ and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/nclsouthlake/ to keep up to date with NCL Southlake news and events.  

Join Our Chapter

Interested in joining our chapter?  A Prospective Member must be sponsored by a current member of our chapter.  Membership opportunities are dependent on Chapter openings.

If you know someone in our Chapter, talk to her about getting started, membership obligations and our membership drive timeline.  If you do not know someone in NCL, you are invited to complete this Membership Inquiry Form.

Membership Inquiry Form

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

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

Community Service

Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes social awareness by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.

We work with the following philanthropies:

  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • Battered Women’s Foundation
  • City of Southlake: Senior Center Activites
  • Disaster Response
  • Me Squared Cancer Foundation
  • Metroport Meals on Wheels
  • National Day of Service – January 16, 2023
  • Operation Gratitude
  • The Gifting Project

Leadership Development

Nurturing confidence through opportunities to learn and grow, while also building problem-solving skills through a supportive environment of healthy relationships.

Examples of skills developed include:

  • Confidence
  • Consensus building
  • Team building
  • Conflict resolution
  • Event planning
  • Parliamentary procedure

Our Chapter Board of Directors:

  • President: Jennifer Barry
  • President Elect: Carrie Ruck
  • Secretary: Amy McCarrick
  • Treasurer: Michelle Harris
  • Parliamentarian: Ashley Nadeau
  • Vice President Communications: Larissa Milby
  • Vice President Membership: Lauri Horton
  • Vice President Philanthropy: Julie Haley
    Kali Sommer
  • Vice President Provisionals: Christen Sparks
  • Vice President Ticktockers: Heather Engelhardt
  • Sustainer Liaison: Jennifer Potter
  • Vice President Chapter Engagement and Inclusion (formerly Vice President Patroness Activities): Michelle Yoshinaka

Cultural Experiences

We preserve National Charity League traditions and core values, while appreciating the growth that comes from connecting with different communities and cultures. We 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.

  • Traditions – We celebrate the richness of our history through traditions that honor the past while serving the future.
  • Values – We embrace values that make us strong as an organization of mother-daughter leaders.
  • Community Connections – We build connections through experiences that impact our communities.
  • Etiquette – We encourage and mentor kind, respectful and gracious social conduct.

Fashion Show

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In the spirit of fostering mother-daughter relationships through community service, leadership development, and cultural experiences, the Southlake Chapter is hosting its 25th Annual National Charity League Fashion Show and Benefit on Sunday, March 6, 2022.

The theme, “25 Years of Fashion”, will feature favorite scenes from past TV shows. In 2021, generous supporters helped NCL Southlake award over $65,000 in grants to 12 local philanthropies!  Save the date March 6, 2022- we will see you there.