Embracing Dimensional Friendships

Greetings Dear Carat Sisters,

I am so honored to serve as your 24th National President.

What a flurry of excitement and energy since our national election on July 31, 2020. This was a very different but interesting election year. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic and our need to social distance for our own safety and wellbeing, we held the very first virtual business meeting of CARATS, Inc. We were looking forward to Conclave in Chicago, but that could not happen. Even though we couldn’t be together to greet each other with hugs and kisses, we were with each other.

To Be With is more than being in someone’s physical presence; it is about a stronger connection of mind, and spirit. In my training in psychology, it means being emotionally available. During this pandemic, let’s remember always to Be With each other.

It appears we will have another year of virtual activities as we continue in the unknown of this pandemic. One of the words in a publication I like, The Daily Word, is devotion. The writer states, “My devotion inspires me to serve. When I believe in a person, a cause, or an organization, I express devotion.

Let’s always remember to Laugh, Love and LiveEmbracing Dimensional Friendships.

Carat Juanita Armbrister

National President

News & Events

Mid-Year Virtual Board Meeting: April 9 – 10, 2022


National Conclave: July 8 – 10, 2022                         Host Chapter – Chicago, IL

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