The Junior League of DeKalb County
Women working together...
...for a better community.
Our MissionThe Junior League of DeKalb County, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
The community impact area for JLD is Improving Nutrition and Combating Obesity in DeKalb County.
News & Announcements
Tour of Kitchens a Success!
Thanks for joining JLD’s inaugural Tour of Kitchens held April 27. Thank you to our tour sponsors, home owners, Chef Drew Belline of No. 246 restaurant in Decatur and the top teams from DeKalb County Schools’ 8th Annual Culinary Extravaganza!
Click here to read the new JLD Fall 2012 Leaguelet!
Improving Nutrition and Combating Obesity in DeKalb County
September 20, 2011 JLD hosted a community roundtable to discuss our new community impact focus area, “Improving Nutrition and Combating Obesity in DeKalb County,” with community partners. This roundtable provided incredible insight in order to help JLD improve DeKalb County citizens’ health through better nutrition and exercise, and by helping to cut obesity rates. The discussion was facilitated by Vicki Clark, a non-profit consultant and strategist.
Celebrating the Mary Gay House
Marking the 30 year anniversary of restoring the Mary Gay House, JLD has launched a capital campaign to continue to repair and refurbish the Mary Gay House. Click here to learn more! Press release available here.
To date, the campaign has raised sufficient funds to support several major improvement projects, including expanding and re-landscaping the back patio.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm.
Purchase your tickets here.
Cookbooks by JLD
Get your copies of Puttin' on the Peachtree, in its sixth reprint and 20th year and turned to by Southern cooks of all types & Peachtree Bouquet: A Culinary Delight, which includes celebrity recipes from Atlanta notables and a selection of elegant-but-easy and kid-friendly recipes.
Click here to order JLD cookbooks.
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Rent the Historic Mary Gay House for Your Next Event!
Want to use the Mary Gay House for your next event? The historic home is one of the few pre-Civil War era homes remaining in Atlanta. The space is perfect for Weddings, Corporate Parties, Birthday Celebrations, Quiet Meeting Space, and other Special Events.