NEWEST JUNIOR LEAGUE COOKBOOK IS FINALIST FOR USA BOOK NEWS AWARD (11/12/08)

publicrelations@jlannapolis.org
12 November 2008

newEST Junior league cookbook IS finalist FOR usa book news award

“A Thyme to Entertain: Menus & Traditions of Annapolis” is National Standout

Annapolis, MD [November 12, 2008] – Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., (JLA) announces that the recently published A Thyme to Entertain: Menus and Traditions of Annapolis JLA cookbook has been named an award-winning finalist in the Cookbook General category of the 2008 National Best Books Awards sponsored by USA Book News. USABookNews.com is the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses.

A Thyme to Entertain: Menus and Traditions of Annapolis has also been named an official City of Annapolis cookbook by Mayor Ellen O. Moyer and the Annapolis City Council. A Thyme to Entertain: Menus & Traditions of Annapolis is an elegant coffee table style cookbook highlighting annual events and traditions around the Annapolis area featuring 13 chapters with party menus, 200 recipes, and 40 color photographs.

Proceeds from JLA cookbook sales benefit the ongoing community outreach programs of Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. which include It’s Elementary!, Juvenile Justice, Friends of Foster Care, Children’s Literacy, Community Assistance Donations, and Scholarship for Scholars. The national Junior Leagues have sold nearly 20 million copies, raising tens of millions of dollars for projects in our local communities.  Now Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., is joining in the tradition by becoming one of the most talked about cookbooks in the country.

JLA cookbooks can be ordered online at www.jlannapolis.org or by calling 410-573-9235. A Thyme to Entertain is the companion book to the highly successful Of Tide & Thyme cookbook, which has sold over 75,000 copies and is in its 10th printing. For more information on the Junior League of Annapolis, Inc., please contact the JLA office directly at 410-224-8984 or email admin@jlannapolis.org

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 About Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. It reaches out to all women of any race, religion or national origin who express an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. The Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. is part of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. For more information about the JLA, please visit http://www.jlannapolis.org.