Tuesday, February 10, 2009

[Coweta Arts Tidbits] Art Works To Be Sold At Gala Benefit Event in Newnan on Feb. 22

Coweta Arts Tidbits

The Successor To Newnan-Coweta Arts Council News Releases

Composed By: Forrest W. Schultz 770-583-3258

February 10, 2009

Oscar Night (Feb. 22) To Benefit Boys & Girls Club of Newnan


Sale Of Posters & Autographed Photos Included in Gala Event


     The word has just gone out about the Second Annual Gala Event to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Newnan.  The event will feature a movies motif, including the sale of Oscar Posters and autographed pictures and photos, with the participants treated as though they are movie stars. Here is the press release which has just been issued about this important benefit event: 


2nd Annual Oscar Night Red Carpet Event

It's your chance to be a star and help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club in Newnan


NEWNAN, GA (February 9, 2009) – Lights, camera, action! It's that time of year again to see which stars will walk away with the coveted golden Oscar. The annual ceremony is all about glamour and on Sunday, February 22 Southtowne Motors and 85 South-Out & About will once again host the Annual Oscar Night Benefit. You can be a star for the evening and walk the red carpet to help raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Newnan/Coweta County.


The black tie optional event will be held at Southtowne Motors in Newnan. Guests will be treated like Hollywood royalty as they walk the red carpet passed the crowd of 'paparazzi' snapping photos to memorialize the night. 'Last year's event was a big success and guests loved the idea of the 'paparazzi'. The whole evening is about being a star and making a difference for children and teens who attend the Newnan Club,' says Steve Mader, a Newnan Club Board Member.


The Gala begins at 7:00pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. Guests will have the chance to bid on a variety exciting items including artwork, autographed pictures, a vacation package in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and a private dinner prepared by Mike Hutchinson of the 'Dishing with Mike Show'. While guests enjoy a four star menu they can view the Oscar ceremony on one of the big screens donated by Best Buy in Ashley Park.


Tickets are $80 each. Tables are available at $600 for 8 and $1,000 for a corporate table of 10. For more information or to purchase your tickets call the Boys & Girls Clubs at (770) 427-0475. All proceeds benefit the Newnan/Coweta County Club.



Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta operates 30 Clubs in 13 metro counties and serves more than17,000 youth annually by offering specialized programming and a safe haven for at-risk and underprivileged children and teens. At the Newnan/Coweta County Club a trained and professional staff serves more than 400 at-risk children and teens annually. Membership cost only $35 per school year and scholarships are available for those who need assistance. For more information, call the Club at (678) 423-0309 or visit www.bgcma.org and select 'Club Locations' for the Newnan page.

Margaret Lontz
Regional Director of Development
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta
(770) 427-0475 office


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