As a premier national women’s community service organization, Classy Living Society’s No. 1 mission and goal is to be present in the community, while partnering with amazing nonprofit organizations and people to make a difference. CLS was #OntheMove in a number of places this weekend! Saturday’s activities included:
- Adopt-a-Road Cleanup: As part of DeKalb County’s beautification initiative, Adopt-A-Road allows individuals and groups to adopt a road and help their local community environment by collecting litter and beautifying streets in their neighborhood. This countywide program allows the “You’re the Solution to Litter Pollution” motto to spark awareness among citizens of all ages. CLS members arrived early to our adopted road to remove trash and litter. We are proud of our adopted road, and our part in maintaining cleanliness and beauty in DeKalb County, Georgia! Information about their beautification program can be found at https://www.dekalbcountyga.gov/beautification/adopt-road-0
- The Enchanted Closet: CLS members were on hand to assist The Enchanted Closet in their 2019 Prom Dress Giveaway. The mission of The Enchanted Closet is to physically, mentally, and emotionally outfit metropolitan Atlanta high school girls from low-income families through programs that prepare them for social and professional milestones. Girls attending 79 schools in metro Atlanta Counties were registered for the 17th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway. It was a joy to work with this worthwhile organization in getting girls ready for one of the most exciting days of their lives. Find out more information about The Enchanted Closet at http://enchantedcloset.org/
- Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC): The FODAC Community Thrift Store offers a large variety of clothing, furniture, household goods, jewelry, books and music – and so much more! All proceeds from the thrift store support FODAC’s mission of supplying medical equipment to those with disabilities at little or no cost to the recipients or their families. CLS volunteers assisted in sorting donated clothing and various items to be placed on the floor for sale to the thrift store patrons. We were happy to be able to work together with FODAC to make each day a little easier, and a little more affordable, for people in need. FODAC’s website can be accessed at https://www.fodac.org/
- Dine and Discuss: Getting together and socializing with like-minded women is probably near the top of the list of great things for women to do. CLS strives to promote sisterhood bonding and friendship among its members, and Dine and Discuss outings are one of the best ways to encourage this premise. A few members got together at Grand Lux Cafe, a restaurant housed in one of Atlanta’s most upscale locations, Phipps Plaza. Good food, good conversation and sisterhood bonding = a great night!
On Sunday, a group of CLS volunteers arose super early(!) to assist Publix with their annual Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K race sponsored by the Atlanta Track Club. Read about that exciting volunteer activity in a separate post on this week’s #CLSontheMove Blog!