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Casino Royale Raises $12,000 to Benefit Public Schools

On March 8th, Paulding Education Foundation hosted the Paulding Casino Royale presented by GasSouth to raise funds for Instruction and Technology in Paulding Schools

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The community showed up on March 8th to support public schools at the Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport.  The Paulding Casino Royale presented by GasSouth featured casino style games, a live and silent auction and raffle to a 4 day trip to the Beaux Rivage resort in Biloxi, MS. Close to $12,000 was raised to benefit the scholarships and grants of the Paulding Education Foundation.  These funds will be available for grants that focus on technology in schools for the upcoming 2015 budget.

 

The winner of the grand prize raffle to Beaux Rivage was Jayna Joiner of Metroderm, while over 15 people walked away with other raffle prizes valued between $75-200.  The silent and live auction featured many additional prizes with the St. George Island beach house donation from Kim Cobb drawing the most participation.  As bidding grew higher and higher, Ms. Cobb added another week to her donation, allowing two winners.  This high ticket item brought in two winning bids of $1,100 each. 

Generous sponsors include Credit Union of Georgia, Visiting Angels, Kim Cobb, Georgia Power Corporation, Pat's Apparel, Jim N Nicks, Our Town, Thompson Grading, Metroderm, Ostrow Family Chiropractic/Braincore Therapy, Rotary Club of Dallas, Liberty Mutual, Jim Ashworth, Talley, Richardson and Cable, Interstate Battery, Hardy Family,  Howard Maxwell Allstate and Representative Howard Maxwell, Michael J. Lonati, Personal Injury Attorney, My Ideal Doctor, OTS Kitchens, Vaughn Chiropractic, Discount Tire, Clever Canidae and Unlimited Rentals.

 

The committee of volunteers was headed up by Jim McMichen and included Kim Cobb, BOE; Kristen McNally, SOHO Acworth; Lydia Hallmark; Mike Serge; Dr. Cliff Ostrow, Braincore Therapy; Rebecca Cooper, Credit Union of Georgia; Megan Weldon, Liberty Mutual; John Grant, AT&T; Judy Mazzeo; Carmen Prather, GasSouth; Sandy Kaecher, Aflac; Dan Schultze, First Citizens; Kimberly Blackmon, UnitedHealthcare; Lokin Crook, PCSD.

 

Paulding Education Foundation fundraising Spring Calendar includes these additional events: 

 

Paulding Night at the Hawks - March 18 at Philips Arena.  Tickets still available, starting at $10 and include access to the court side fan tunnel

 

Paulding 5K - Pep Rally Run/Walk - March 29 at the Silver Comet Trail

 

Flair and Flavor of North Paulding  - May 3rd  Festival featuring student performers and local food held at Cedarcrest Church to benefit PEF and NP

Band Foundation www.ffnorthpaulding.com

 

Teacher of the Year - May 6th

 

To register or volunteer, please contact Amy Mollohan at pauldingedufoundation@gmail.com.

 

 About Paulding Education Foundation

 

The Paulding Education Foundation, founded and incorporated in 2006, is a private, non-profit, 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization dedicated to promoting excellence in education in the Paulding County School District.   The foundation currently manages sixteen local scholarships and provides yearly grants to local schools. 

 

 

Contact Information:

Paulding Education Foundation

3236 Atlanta Highway

Dallas, GA 30132

770-443-8003 x 10142

www.pauldingeducationfoundation.com

amollohan@paulding.k12.ga.us

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