Georgia Bar Journal
GSB Vol. 15, NO. 1, Pg. 44.
Lawyers Foundation of Georgia Returns to Amelia Island
GSB JournalVol. 15, NO. 1August 2009Lawyers Foundation of Georgia Returns to Amelia Islandby Lauren Larmer BarrettAmelia Island Plantation once again provided a beautiful backdrop where the fellows of the Lawyers Foundation gathered to conduct their business. The Foundation's events, held during the Annual Meeting of the State Bar, included a silent auction and fellows meeting, as well as a joint dinner with the Chief Justice's Commission on Professionalism and the annual Fun Run.
While the annual silent auction was not quite as successful initially as in previous years, grossing $10,000 onsite, the opportunity to participate in the Second Chance Auction is still going on, so it is possible that the final number will increase! With the adverse economic conditions that have fallen upon us, we are grateful for everyone's contributions. Thank you to all who worked so hard finding items for us-we couldn't do it without you. And of course, thanks to everyone who placed bids. We appreciate your support.
The annual Fun Run, co-sponsored with the YLD and Capitol Partners, was held on the beach in front of the resort. In spite of the intense heat, all of the participants completed the race. The excitement of receiving the T-shirt at the finish was eclipsed by that for the welcome bottle of water. Race...