Wednesday, April 24, 2019

InCommunity 2019 Spring Benefit Gala

BWW News Desk
February 09, 2019

InCommunity, Georgia’s largest provider of services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities, is hosting its 31st Annual Spring Benefit Gala on Saturday, April 27th at the gorgeous Loew’s Atlanta Hotel in Midtown. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. and will be followed by a seated dinner, specialty cocktails and an evening of entertainment provided by Lulu the Giant and a Live DJ. This year’s event will feature the wonderful master auctioneer, Dean Crownover.

Special thanks to this year’s Presenting Sponsor, Abernathy Bank Consulting and Platinum Sponsor, CTS Systems, Inc. The fundraising proceeds will go directly to support the individuals with developmental disabilities that InCommunity supports. Last year’s Gala was a great success, hosting more than 400 people and raising over $300,000. We would like to thank this year’s Gala Chairs, Bill and Shirley Abernathy, Mark and Kay Lewington and Brent and Anita Atkinson for stepping up to host this grand event.

InCommunity is the newly merged organization of enAble of Georgia, Inc. and Georgia Community Support and Solutions. The combined organization supports more than 1500 individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. InCommunity operates 46 residential homes, 6 day programs, crisis support services, respite care, family support funding, supported employment and behavioral services, nursing supports and newly added senior services. For more information on programs and services offered, please visit our website https://www.incommunityga.org

For more information about the 2019 Spring Benefit Gala and future events, please contact Kimberley Ellery, Special Events Manager, at [email protected]

About InCommunity: Originally founded in 1979, InCommunity, a 501(c)(3) non-profit agency headquartered in Atlanta, was created to provide community-based services and support to people with developmental disabilities and their families. For more than 40 years, InCommunity has been embracing the abilities in all of us, building an outstanding reputation in Georgia for innovative programs and willingness to take on challenging support situations for people in their communities. Currently, InCommunity has more than 650 employees who provide all levels of support in the community to people with a variety of needs; including residential support, employment services, respite care, family support, in-home care, and day programs. To date, InCommunity has provided support and service to more than 10,000 Georgian community members. The mission of the organization, “We partner to enrich and sustain the lives of individuals who have disabilities, their families, and their communities”. The primary diagnoses of those served by the organization include: mild/moderate/severe/profound intellectual disability, autism, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome. Many of the individuals supported have a significant secondary disability including physical disabilities, psychiatric disabilities, seizures, hearing or vision impairments.

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