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2016 – 2017 Special Fundraising Events

  • September 8, 2016 Wine Tasting
  • October 7, 2016 “Clays for a Cause” Sporting Clay Tournament
  • October 22, 2016 Southern Flair Field Party
  • April 22, 2017 Race for a Reason
  • April 23, 2017 Race for a Reason Bike Ride
  • May 20, 2017 30th Annual Dinner, Dance & Auction

Wine Tasting

Held at The City Café and Bakery in Fayetteville, this evening will consist of fi-ne wines, gourmet dinner entrees, live entertainment and a few exquisite auction items. Tickets are $100/person, and there will be a limited number of guests due to building capacity.

Sporting Clay

A fun and unique event, the Sporting Clay Tournament attracts participants from local and surrounding communities, and primarily targets those in the construction industry.  Held at Beg Red Oak Plantation in Gay, GA, the tournament attracts roughtly 130 shooters, and is hosed by Allen Harp, Brent Scarbrough, and Bob Rolader. Year after year, this event is always met with great support.  To sponsor this event or participate in the shoot, please call 770-461-5894.

Southern Flair

Our Annual Southern Flair Field Party is held at a private residence in south Fayette County, and features dinner, an auction, a live band and plenty of SEC football. The event attracts over 300 guests, and has become a fall tradition in our community. To purchase tickets or be a sponsor, please call 770-461-5894.

Race for a Reason

An Annual 5K Run/Walk/Bike, runners come from all over metro Atlanta to participate in this annual event. It is time to register for the 13th Annual Race for a Reason 5K/1 Mile / Tot Trot (4/22) & Bike Rides (4/23 – 10/30/62 Miles), formally the Race for Riley, to benefit The Joseph Sams School. The Race for a Reason is held on the cross country course at Heritage Christian Church in Fayetteville, just outside Peachtree City. You run on groomed grass, thru wood areas and around a scenic lake. There will be food, fun and activities for kids of all ages. Awards in the 5K to overall male and female, overall male & female master, and the top 3 finishers in 16 age groups (male and female). Ribbons to all finishers in the 1 mile and Tot Trot. Visit www.raceforareasonjss.org for details. Registration is open at Active.com or by mailing the registration form to the school.

Annual Dinner, Dance and Auction

An annual favorite, this evening is filled with gracious Southern hospitality and tradition. The most “Classic” and longest standing fundraising event, the Dinner Dance takes place at the home of Jim and Marie Sams, two of the school’s founders. With about 400 guests, 9 party tents, a band, a silent and live auction, an incredible dinner and cocktails, this evening continues to be the most successful and largest event for The Joseph Sams School.