Second Annual Leaders & Legends Ball will be Feb. 8
by Damon Poirier
January 19, 2014 12:03 AM | 2080 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Cobb Schools Foundation will have the Second Annual Leaders & Legends Ball, presented by Promethean, at the Hilton Marietta Conference Center, 500 Powder Springs St. in Marietta, on Feb. 8. Co-chairs Ji Hyun Kim and Earl Reece, along with Honorary Chairman Kermit Keenum, a past superintendent of the Cobb School District, will be the hosts for the black tie event celebrating public education in the district by honoring outstanding alumni and individuals who have made a significant impact on education in the community.

The event will include dinner, a live and silent auction, entertainment and dancing.

This year’s honorees are U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, state Sen. Lindsey Tippins, former educator and Cobb Board of Education chairwoman Betty Gray, Superior Court Judge Mary Staley Clark, Earl Smith of E. Smith Heating & Air, the Kell family, former Cobb School District educators, the Brumby family and MDJ.

Individual tickets are $200 or tables of 10 are $2,000. Proceeds benefit the Cobb Schools Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the schools, staff and students of the Cobb School District.

For table reservations, contact Sheri Brante at (404) 903-9192 or For more information about the event, visit

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