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START THEM YOUNG Class of 2020 officers for the Bayou City chapter of the National Charity League are (bottom row, from left): Lauren Hankamer (The Kinkaid School), Alexandra Blake (River Oaks Baptist), Katherine Johnston (St. Francis), Molly Ribbeck (Kinkaid), (top row, from left) Lala Garofalo (Memorial), Caroline Henderson (St. Agnes), Madison Stanke (Episcopal), Hannah Schweitzer (Memorial), Gabby Garofalo, (Memorial), Reagan Goodwine (Memorial) and Conlee Dull (Memorial).
Bayou City, the first chapter of the philanthropic mother-daughter National Charity League (NCL) in Houston, celebrated its 25th anniversary. Last year its members volunteered more than 9,000 hours to more than 20 charities. Bayou City’s class of 2020 is made up of 38 girls representing six high schools. Recently, the new class leaders had an officer’s retreat to plan the upcoming year. They will help the following charities: The Center Serving Persons with Mental Retardation, Kids’ Meals, Memorial Area Ministries and Easter Seals.