Harry Norman Associate Broker Hosts Fundraiser for Good Samaritan
Posted by Diane Storey — August 23, 2013
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The inaugural Good Samaritan building fund charity event was held on August 18th in Jasper, Ga. The Sunday evening event was hosted by Tom and Sandy Carlson and Associate Broker Cindy Gentry of Harry Norman, Realtors’ Buckhead office. The successful fundraiser was held at Gentry’s exclusive mountain retreat listing, owned by the Carlson’s, on Alpine Drive in the beautiful Bent Tree community.
Guests were treated to an incredible “Farm to Table” cooking demonstration from Chef Jenna Schreiber of “61 Main” restaurant. Preparing her own recipes in the homes magnificent kitchen, Chef Jenna’s sumptuous fare included Garden Gazpacho, Pulled Pork with Peach BBQ Sauce and Pecan Bars. Chef Jenna used only organic ingredients originating from local growers including fresh pork from Robin Solomon and Farm Fresh Beef and Produce for this event. Cartecay Vineyards donated some of their finest wine to top off the evening.
Attendees included local physicians and business leaders from Bent Tree, Big Canoe and the Jasper area. Sally Long of Good Samaritan outlined the ambitious building program for the new Health and Wellness Center. The new medical complex is estimated to cost around three million dollars and will be able to better serve the medical and psychological needs of Pickens County residents.
“Our Goal is to raise the $1.5 million needed to complete the first phase of the new building program. We will also need to increase the donations to our operating budget as the needs for our service continue to increase. The Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center had over 14,000 patient visits last year. They accomplish more good work per dollar given than any organization I have ever known,” said Ed Delaney, fundraising Chair for Good Samaritan.
The mission of Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center is to improve the quality of life for the poor and working poor of Pickens County by providing free, compassionate and individualized medical, dental and vision care in an atmosphere of respect and dignity.
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