Terry Clougherty of Pasadena fits many descriptions: the Volunteer Mom. The president of Pasadena’s Junior League, an organization of women dedicated to promoting volunteerism and community improvement. A board member for Ascending Lights, a group devoted to teaching leadership skills to inner-city kids, to aid in breaking the cycle of poverty and violence in their neighborhoods. She is also on the board of trustees at Woodbury University, where a benefit was held in her honor.
Clougherty is also the founder and owner of Carmody & Co., a five-year-old business that sells greeting cards, fine stationery and custom invitations among gift items and children’s books.
Her special interest in opening the shop was to support the printing needs of nonprofit entities. After years of volunteer work, she knew that the cost of invitations and other printing for charities had become prohibitive. Clougherty gives nonprofits discounts and special graphic design and printing services on her finest stationery. With her help, charities can afford to look good.
– Hillary Smith