Affiliates around the country have been diligently serving their communities, their members, and the profession. The following summaries highlight Affiliate activities nationwide. Consider which events you could incorporate into your Affiliate’s initiatives, and feel free to contact the sponsoring Affiliate for more information about a particular event or project. For Affiliates organizing great events, please forward any information or photos you have of your group’s activity. It may be selected for inclusion in the newsletter’s next issue.
Serving and Leading the Community
On September 20, 2013, the Knoxville Bar Association Knoxville Barristers (Tennessee) sponsored the annual Barristers’ Charity Golf Tournament, which was held at Avalon Landmark Golf Club. Over $4,000 was raised for the Barristers’ various charity endeavors.
On September 20–21, 2013, the Oklahoma Bar Association Young Lawyers Division coordinated and participated in a “Day of Service” event. Lawyers and legal organizations in 52 counties participated in 57 events across the state. The most common beneficiaries of the event were children in need, first responders, veterans, and charitable organizations.