Young Lawyers Section: Connections
During the month of March, the Young Lawyers Section volunteered at the Greensboro Urban Ministries Potter’s House Community Kitchen. YLS and GBA volunteers prepared and served hot food to approximately 35 members of the Greensboro community that reside at the Weaver House Shelter. Thank you to all the YLS and GBA members who came out to volunteer at this service opportunity in support of our community.
Hunter Elementary School In-Person Service Opportunity:
The YLS is partnering with Hunter Elementary School to host a Breakfast to recognize the school’s honor roll students. The honor roll breakfast will take place on Friday, April 21st from 7:45 – 9:00 am, and the YLS will be serving breakfast to the honor roll students and their families. Hunter Elementary is located at 1305 Merritt Dr. in Greensboro. All GBA and YLS members are invited to participate. Please RSVP to email@example.com if you would like to join.
YLS Kickball Team:
The YLS kickball team, Torts Illustrated, has officially kicked off its 2023 season. The team got off to a strong start with a 4-0 win at the week 1 practice game. Torts Illustrated will play every Monday evening, weather permitting, at Carolyn Allen Park located at 3610 Drawbridge Parkway in Greensboro. The upcoming schedule of games is listed below. We hope that you will come out to cheer on the team!
Monday, 3/27/2023 @ 8:30 PM on field 2
- Monday, 4/3/2023 @ 7:30 PM on field 2
- Monday, 4/10/2023 @ 6:30 PM on field 1
- Monday, 4/17/2023 @8:30 PM on field 2
- Monday, 4/24/2023 @ 6:30 PM on field 1
- Monday, 5/1/2023 @ 7:30 PM on field 2
If you are interested in joining the YLS kickball team, registration is still open, and spots are still available. Membership and jerseys are FREE, courtesy of the YLS. All YLS and GBA members and their spouses are welcomed to join. Sign up today at YLS Kickball Team Interest Survey (surveymonkey.com) or email Team Manager, Elizabeth Robertson. We look forward to seeing you on the field!
Lawyers On The Lawn:
The YLS is partnering with Shift_Ed to host an outdoor happy hour for lawyers at Lawn Service in LeBauer Park in Downtown Greensboro. Shift_Ed is a non-profit organization that operates using an equity-based model to support students with the greatest needs in the Guilford County School system. Come join us on Thursday, May 11th to network with other attorneys in the community and learn about Shift_Ed. Free snacks and a drink ticket will be provided to all attendees, and a portion of the proceeds collected by Lawn Service from the purchase of drinks will be donated to Shift_Ed. All attorneys with both the GBA and YLS are welcome to join. We hope to see you there!
NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge:
The Young Lawyers Section’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge is in fully swing. Thank you to all the GBA and YLS members who submitted brackets. With all the upsets in rounds 1 and 2 of March Madness thus far, we hope that you are watching basketball and keeping track of your brackets. Stay tuned for announcements regarding the first, second, and third place prize winners.
Connect with YLS:
One of our main goals is to serve our members by providing service opportunities and activities that interest you. We are working diligently to think of new events and that will create additional ways to interact with other young lawyers. We encourage you to consider what service opportunities and activities you would be interested in, and we would love to hear from you. Please email your ideas and suggestions to the Young Lawyers Section at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Young Lawyers Section would like to celebrate life’s milestones with our members. Email the YLS at email@example.com to share personal and professional updates about yourself that you would like celebrated on the YLS Facebook page.
If you are interested in more information about the Young Lawyers Section and how you can get involved, visit our Facebook page (Greensboro Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section) or email the YLS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to be added to the Young Lawyers Section email list, please email the YLS at email@example.com.