Michelle FauntLeRoy, Public Relations Chairman
24 October 2007

Accepting grant applications from Anne Arundel County non-profit organizations

Annapolis, MD [October 24, 2007] – Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., invites Annapolis and Anne Arundel County non-profit organizations to apply for Community Assistance Donations by November 15, 2007. Approximately $5,000 in grant money will be awarded.

Application packets are available at the Junior League of Annapolis (JLA) office located at 134 Holiday Court, Parole Professional Center, Suite 306, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Packets may also be requested by calling 410-224-8984, by emailing admin@jlannapolis.org, or by visiting www.jlannapolis.org.  Completed applications must be returned to the JLA office by November 14, 2007. Successful applicants will be notified by November 26, 2007, and the recipient(s) will be recognized at the JLA holiday luncheon on November 30, 2007.

Applicants must be from tax-exempt, non-profit organizations whose volunteer activities in the community either focus on mentoring or help to support and strengthen families. Applicants must use volunteers in carrying out these activities. The donation must be used in Anne Arundel County.

Resources for the 2007 Community Assistance Donations come in part from the proceeds of Junior League’s various fundraising activities including the very popular *Of Tide and Thyme*  cookbook, the new *A Thyme to Entertain*cookbook, and Chefs by the Bay gourmet tasting gala.

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., has made Community Assistance Donations to over ninety-five community groups throughout Anne Arundel County.