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June is planning month for the Chapter Board and there are no official events scheduled.  However, you can save the date for a few events in July, read about our Philanthropic contributions in May, and follow Gjerome's travels below.


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Member Spotlight
Name: Laurilyn D. Hall
Occupation: Interior Design Faculty
Company: Bob Jones University
Number of years with company: 10
Number of years in IIDA: 4
Educational background: BA Interior Design, MFA Interior Architecture and Design (to be conferred August 2014)

List 3 words that describe design: communication, experience, personal

Who is your favorite designer?  Andree Putman
What project are you most proud of? MFA Thesis: GSP International Airport Concept
What are you currently reading?  The Prodigal God by Timothy Keller
Why interior design?  Interior design is a way that I can contribute to positive change and reach out to those around me.  Each person should do this with the talents they have.
What is your favorite quote or motto?  "Love color.  Take risks.  Stay curious."  - Kelly Wearstler

What is your design style?  Classic to Transitional


Why IIDA?  I am so impressed by the opportunities afforded through IIDA, not only for professionals but also for my students.  As long as I have been teaching, IIDA has made a concerted effort to reach out to my students with educational events and industry contacts.  I appreciate the spirit in which this outreach is conducted.  IIDA is an organization truly interested in progress within our industry and supporting its future generations.

Philanthropic Works
Thank you to everyone who participated and/or donated items to one of our seven charities in May.  The Carolina's Chapter contributed over $3,610 in monetary donations and supplies.  Use this link for a summary of the charities and our Chapter's contributions.
Charlotte City Center
 Summer Social: Brewery Tour
Date: 7/24/14
Where: Heist Brewery
Time: 6:00pm-close
Coastal City Center
Date: TBD
 Where: TBD
Time: TBD
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Columbia City Center
Date: TBD
  Where: TBD
Time: TBD
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Triad City Center
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
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Triangle City Center
 Summer Social: Luau Party
Date: 7/17/14
 Where: 413 S. Harrison Ave
Time: 6:00-9:00pm
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CEU: Healthcare

Save the Date
Membership Drive
Upstate City Center
Date: TBD
Time: TBD
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Western NC
City Center
Gallery Tour & Social
Date: 7/17/14
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
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ASU Campus Center
 No updates at this time
UNCG Campus Center

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Where in the Carolinas is Gjerome the Gnome?


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Gjerome made a new friend at the Upstate Golf Tournament in May.


Gjerome's travel plans:


July - Summer Social - Charlotte, Triad, Triangle

Special Thanks to our 2014 Chapter Partners


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Communications Team
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