Deidra B. Decay, Executive Director
THE CENTER
Awesome Ladies of Distinction
Featured Awesome Ladies of Distinction Dancing
Diamonds & Twilight Highsteppers in the March edition
of the Humana Newsletter.  The team was spotlighted
along with Humana's employee Jovan Brooks as
Volunteer of the Month.

Recipient of 2008 Ebony Magazine Award
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Ebony Magazine
All across America, women are doing extraordinary
things that make a powerful difference for our children,
schools and neighborhoods.
Mrs. Deidra Blanche-
Decay
was chosen as a Woman Making A Powerful
Difference in her Community
.  In July 2008,  a luncheon
was held to honor her along with 5 other women from
the New Orleans area.  She is featured in the October
2008 edition of Ebony Magazine for her outstanding
efforts.


Recipient of 2009 Essence Magazine Award
Women Making a Difference in the Community Award.
Mrs. Decay is being featured in the Essence Magazine
for her works as Founder & Executive Director of
Awesome Ladies of Distinction.  She is making a
difference in the lives of youth.

Blue Cross Blue Shield 2011 Angel Award Winner
Deidra Decay founded the Awesome Ladies of
Distinction Mentoring Program for girls ages 2-17.
Decay mentors young girls through community service,
dance and service learning education.