Keep DeKalb Beautiful hosts benefit
Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) is having a benefit night June 4 at 5 p.m. at Twain’s Billiards & Tap, 211 East Trinity Place in Decatur.
KDB promotes environmental stewardship within DeKalb County. The benefit night is an opportunity for area residents to support the efforts and celebrate the achievements of KDB and volunteers.
For information, visit www.keepdekalbbeautiful.org or contact KDB at (404) 371-2654.
Home ownership theme of commissioner’s monthly breakfast
Participants will receive information about home ownership during the next monthly Community Cabinet Breakfast hosted by Commissioner Stan Watson on June 2.
DeKalb County’s Department of Community Development and APD Solutions have partnered with Watson to coordinate an expo that will provide information and resources for new, current and future homeowners. The event is in recognition of National Homeowner’s Appreciation month.
The breakfast will be 9 – 11 a.m. at Chapel Hill Middle School, 3535 Dogwood Farms Road in Decatur.
Information and resources to be provided at the breakfast include foreclosure avoidance, home purchase, loan modification, reverse mortgages and how to improve a home’s value.
The event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
For more information, call Kelly LaJoie at (404) 371-3681.
DeKalb’s 2012 senior ball needs sponsors
Due to an overwhelming response, the 2012 Senior Ball, scheduled for June 23 at the Georgia World Congress Center, has reached its capacity.
“Our phone lines have been flooded with seniors from across the county wanting to participate in the 2012 Senior Ball,” said District Attorney Robert James. “Now, we are seeking additional community partnerships so we can possibly reopen our registration to even more seniors.”
The black tie event, organized by James and Commissioner Lee May, begins at 5 p.m. with a Senior Expo that will feature an interactive session led by James to educate attendees about precautions seniors can take to minimize theft, crime, abuse and exploitation.
The Senior Ball is a formal affair for DeKalb residents ages 60 and older. The event begins with a comprehensive resource and information fair 5 - 6 p.m. and continues with an interactive safety program.