Twin Cedars hosts a signature event in Macon, Columbus, and LaGrange. When we host an event, we are not only raising funds to support our programs, but strengthening relationships with you, our supporters. Each event is unique in design and execution.
Super Hero Run- Lee County CASA
The Lee County CASA program is hosting it’s 2nd annual Super Hero Run. Join us in downtown Opelika, AL on April 8th for a 5K and 1K Fun Run. Please come dressed as your favorite Superhero and a costume contest following the end of the race. We look forward to seeing you there!
Child Abuse Pevention Month Program
Please join us on April 20th from 10 am -12 pm for our annual Child Abuse Prevention Month Program at the Coleman Community Center in LaGrange, Georgia. This year’s guest speaker, Tom Rawlings, is sure to make this year’s event more meaningful and impactful than ever before. We look forward to seeing you there.
Super Hero Run- Chattahoochee CASA
Super Hero Run is an event to benefit our Chattahoochee CASA program in Columbus on April 29th. Established as a national CASA signature event, Twin Cedars began hosting this 5K Run in 2013. Join us in beautiful uptown Columbus for some great family fun. Come dressed to run as your favorite superhero! This event is typically held in late April. View more information on the Chattahoochee CASA Facebook Page.
Dinner in the Orchard 2017
May 6, 2017 marks the sixth annual Dinner in the Orchard. This year’s theme Back Roads to Beaches represents the journey of Chefs Matthew Raiford and Adam Jones as they make their way up from the Golden Isles, stopping at farms along the way to procure the best locally sourced ingredients to prepare this unique culinary experience. Chef Matthew is on the cutting edge of bringing farm-to-table into mainstream dining in his new venture, The Farmer and The Larder. Chef Adam works as Executive Chef of Tramici, one of Dave Snyder’s flagship establishments.When visiting his restaurants on St. Simons, Halyards and Tramici, guests will always have access to the freshest local ingredients procured from a myriad of vendors that Dave has cultivated relationships with over the years. We are so excited to see what Matthew and Adam will bring to Macon when they stage one of the most epic culinary events Macon has ever seen!Ticket & Table Sales
This year, Children’s Tree House Child Advocacy Center is hosting an event called “Uptown Dunk” which will directly benefit the child victims they serve. This event is in collaboration with local law enforcement and public safety partners. The highlight of this event will be the dunk tank booths which will provide an opportunity to dunk a representative from numerous law enforcement agencies. The night will also feature a concert by locally known Jessie Wilson and Dustin Castellow, food, and raffle prizes.
$5 for 3 throws or $8 for 6 throws.
Our Children Our Future
On October 6th from 9am-2pm, Join us as we meet and hear from our community leaders, agencies, organizations, churches, and other ministries. Connect and network as we learn how God is using families to transform communities.
This is a free event with lunch provided.
Please contact Candi Gibson at email@example.com or 706-298-0050 Ext.1073 for more information.
Dinner in the Garden
On October 21, 2017, Twin Cedars will host a unique fundraiser to benefit Anne Elizabeth Shepherd Home. A collaboration between Halyards Catering Group, Chef Matthew Raiford of The Farmer and The Larder, and Bryant Walker of the Wicked Hen, this event promises an inspired menu complete with wine pairings. If you love the bounty of the ocean along with the best of Georgia grown food, you must join us! Must be 21 to attend.
What happens when your caterer for an event is impacted by hurricane Matthew? Well, you pair a great local restaurant and chef with a great coastal chef and magic happens! We are pleased to announce that Wicked Hen will cater Dinner in the Garden with the assistance of The Farmer & The Larder’s chef and owner Matthew Raiford. We can’t wait to see the magic of Bryant Walker and Matthew! We even have a few seats left if you want to be a part of this great collaboration. Email lwicker @twincedars.org for details.
Prevent Event 2016
On November 9, 2016, Troup County Prevention Coalition will host its third annual day of substance abuse prevention training. Renowned guest presenters will share pertinent and timely training in areas of alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug abuse and how to prevent that abuse with our teenage populations in our communities. The event is held at LaGrange College in Turner Hall. It is a free event and includes lunch. Sign in begins at 8:00.
Please contact Shannon Lawson, Project Coordinator for Troup County Prevention Coalition, for more details on this event and to find out how to register. Her contact information is (706)302-8081; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Behind the Mask
Behind the Mask is a celebration of Mardi Gras, held at the DelAvant Event Center in downtown LaGrange. The event benefits a number of our LaGrange programs. Over 280 of our closest friends come out to partake of the best of Mardi Gras. With a New Orleans style buffet served by C’Sons and a band that could have stepped right off Bourbon Street, our attendees simply don’t want to leave at the end of the evening. Our events coordinator can be heard saying “Now there, this is LaGrange. You have to go home by midnight, or we all turn into pumpkins!” The date for this year is February 4, 2017. Our reigning King and Queen of Mask are Dale Jackson and Pam Herndon. This event is a sellout every year, so buy early!
Behind the Mask is officially sold out. If you would like to be on a waiting list, please call Joanna Angstadt at 706-298-0050 Ext. 1050 or Lisa Wicker at 912-222-6463.
Third Party Events
Third party events are a great way to partner with our community. A few of our third party events include:
- Batson-Cook Construction’s Clays for a Cause
- Dancing with the Stars of East Alabama
- Hudson Family Foundation’s An Evening with Jeff Foxworthy
We are always happy to develop new partners who would like to host an event to benefit Twin Cedars. If you would like to discuss opportunities, please email email@example.com