The United Way of White County Celebrity Golf Event is very pleased to have the Gina Gailey Band perform at the Awards & Auction Gala on Tuesday April 17th 2018. The Gina Gailey Band is well known to put a fantastic show and their attendance will be another highlight of our celebrity charity golf event.
Gina an Atlanta native, was nominated as the 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013 GA Music Awards Country Female Artist of the Year and her country rock performances are unique and powerful. Gina will also be releasing her new album "Original Outlaw" on January 27th in Atlanta at the Hard Rock Cafe, so we are sure to get a taste of a few tracks from her new work.
Tickets for the Saturday night Awards and Auction night can be purchased separately, so if you would like to just attend this event you can.
Also performing on Monday night at Bigg Daddys American Tavern for the Celebrity "Meet and Greet" will be Juke Joint Dukes.
Their performance will be sponsored by Maple Capital. Maple Capital provide customized solutions to investment management needs. Maple Capital was founded in 2004, and has worked with the core belief that every portfolio should be structured to meet the individual needs and objectives of each client. Visit them at www.maplecapital.com
Performing Old-school blues Juke Joint Dukes has that soulful beat you don't hear from blues rock bands. Led by William "Blues Man" Reed, this band is must see. Join us at Bigg Daddys in Helen on Monday evening April 16th for this great show.
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The Festival of Trees will be part of the 2017 Calendar of Events for White County, Ga. The Festival will add to the excitement of the other popular events, the annual Helen Christmas Parade and the lighting of the Village, Cleveland’s Christmas in the Mountains and Lighted Parade.
This year’s festival will be a gift to the community and fundraiser for the United Way of White County. There will be no admission charge. The trees will simply be on display for the enjoyment of everyone. Proceeds from the trees will go to the United Way of White County.
The Festival is recruiting sponsors and volunteers to help bring together this wonderful event.
Trees that are available for sponsorship in the Festival of Trees. - 7½ ft. pre-lit trees are available to be sponsored at $200 each, and 4½ ft. pre-lit table top trees are available to be sponsored at $125 each wreaths are also available to be sponsored by individuals or non-profit organizations for $50 each. Sponsorship includes signage beside your tree or wreath; no other signage is permitted.
By sponsoring a Christmas tree or wreath in the 2017 Festival of Trees, you will greatly contribute to the major goals of the event by:
We welcome back this year to the United Way of White County Charity Golf Day, Sol Brannan, someone that played in the first Superbowl game for the KC Chiefs in 1966. Sol also played for the New York Jets, Cincinnati Bengals and the Detroit Lions in the NFL in a career spanning 10 years. Now with 30 years experience as a football player or coach Sol is currently the Head Coach for the Morris Brown College Wolverines in Atlanta.
Born in Savannah GA, Sol has another famous link to football being the player that scored the first touchdown in the history of the Cincinnati Bengals. He has been inducted into the City of Savannah Sports Hall of Fame, Extra Point Club, Inc., Sports Hall of Fame; the Morris Brown College Athletic Hall of Fame and the Morris Brown College National Alumni Association’s Louis English Memorial Sportsman Athletic Award.
Photo Credit: Michael Alexander - The Georgia Bulletin
Charlie Washington Criss, Jr. was born in Valhalla, New York. At only 5'8" a guard, Criss was the shortest active player in the NBA when he entered that pro league. He won an MVP in the Continental Basketball Association, with the Scranton Apollos in 1976, then next played for the Washington Generals. He joined the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association the following year, and played eight seasons in the league with the Hawks, San Diego Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks.
In his NBA career, Criss averaged 8.5 points and 3.2 assists per game, his best year being his first, posting averages of 11 points and 4 assists in 77 matches. Since retiring as a player, he has worked as a golf instructor, an Atlanta Hawks television color commentator, a minor-league basketball coach and a basketball summer camp coordinator
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