Georgia Bar Journal
GSB Vol. 14, NO. 1, Pg. 50.
Lawyers Foundation Achieves Success at the Annual Meeting
GSB JournalVol. 14, NO. 1August 2008Lawyers Foundation Achieves Success at the Annual MeetingLauren Larmer BarrettAmelia Island Plantation was as beautiful as ever for the fellows of the Lawyers Foundation when they returned there this year as part of the State Bar's Annual Meeting. The foundation's events during the week included the silent auction and fellows meeting in addition to the dinner and annual Fun Run.
The Lawyers Foundation of Georgia's 8th Annual Silent Auction was a rousing success, grossing more than $13,000 to benefit the Challenge Grant Program. (Information about the Challenge Grants can be found on page 51.) Thanks go out to everyone who worked so hard this year finding items for us-we appreciate your hard work! Of course, our thanks goes out to all those who made bid after bid on the merchandise as well.
The annual Fun Run, jointly sponsored with the YLD, was held on the beach in front of the resort. Lawyers must be defying the national statistics, as there were more participants than ever this year. It was a perfect day for a run, and once again, every participant crossed the finish line. As in years past, all finishers received the coveted t-shirt and a much appreciated bottle of cold water.
The fellows meeting, held each year to provide the fellows with an update on the foundation and to elect the officers and trustees, was held on Thursday afternoon when many people may have preferred to be on the beach, in the pool or on the links. In spite of the...