Oct. 27—The Greater Lake Allatoona Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. was chartered on Oct. 2.
Jack and Jill of America Inc. is a membership organization of mothers with children, ages 2-19, dedicated to nurturing future African American leaders by strengthening children through leadership development, volunteer service, philanthropic giving and civic duty.
Founded in 1938, the organization has a current membership of more than 12,000 mothers and is regarded as the largest and most prominent African American family organization, representing 40,000 family members nationwide including mothers, fathers and children.
The Greater Lake Allatoona Chapter, located in the organization's Southeastern Region, has 21 charter members. Sophia McIntyre-Daniel has been installed as the chapter president. Overall, Jack and Jill of America Inc. will charter 10 new chapters this year in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Illinois, increasing the organization's total number of chapters nationally to 262.
For more information, visit jackandjillinc.org.