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Everything you need to know for CCEF’s Celebration of Education Gala 2024!

The excitement is building for the event of the year! The Cherokee County Educational Foundation's annual 'Celebration of Education' Gala is fast approaching. Keep reading as we bring you all the essential details to ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

Date and Location 

This year's Celebration of Education Gala will be held on Saturday, March 9th, 2024. Doors open at 6pm.

Enter It will be held at the Northside Cherokee Conference Center at the Bluffs, located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, GA 30114. 

Reasons to Attend

Attending the CCEF's Celebration of Education Gala is an opportunity to honor the efforts made by our school district, and simultaneously raise funds that will directly benefit the students, teachers, and schools of Cherokee County. Plus, you'll enjoy a fantastic evening filled with live entertainment, catering, and the chance to network with like-minded individuals.

Dress Code


• Men's formal attire: Suits, tuxedos, dress pants, ties, bowties, etc.

• Women's formal attire: Slacks, formal gowns, formal jumpsuits, some cocktail dresses, etc.

• We will also welcome your funky, vintage tuxedos (Bring on the ruffles and bell bottoms 😉)



• Men's Athletic Wear: Sneakers, shorts, t-shirts, tank tops, etc.

• Women's Athletic Wear: Shorts, sneakers, leggings, tanks, etc.

• Casual wear like sundresses, jeans, flip flops, etc.

Event Highlights

This year, we're happy to bring back the silent auction and the 50/50 raffle, both of which will be accessible online. In addition, we're excited to announce that the spectacular Liverpool Legends will headline the Gala, and local artists Kurt Lee Wheeler and Ethan Senger are returning to perform, as well.

Liverpool Legends:

Liverpool Legends is a renowned Beatles tribute band, hand-picked by Louise Harrison – sister of the late George Harrison – and promises to transport you back to the era of Beatlemania with their authentic sound and captivating stage presence. Get ready to sing along to classic hits and experience the magic of one of the greatest bands in history as the internationally acclaimed Liverpool Legends take the stage. This is a performance you won't want to miss!

Kurt Lee Wheeler:

Based in Cherokee County, Georgia, Kurt Lee Wheeler is a singer/songwriter known for his authentic southern sound. His musical style spans across country, bluegrass, and rock genres. Whether performing solo or with his band, The Lathemtown Poet's Society, Kurt's music consistently resonates with emotional depth.

Ethan Senger:

Hailing from Woodstock, Ethan Senger is a genre-blending singer/songwriter and third-generation guitarist who has played public venues, festivals, and private events throughout North Georgia as well as Florida and Tennessee. With his exceptional guitar skills and rich, soothing voice, Senger can captivate any crowd.

Culinary Experience

The 1885 Grill, located in Acworth, Georgia, is set to craft this year's dining experience, once more. As a southern coastal restaurant, 1885 Grill prides itself on serving beautifully prepared and presented southern specialties, utilizing fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

With the Cherokee County Educational Foundation's Celebration of Education Gala 2024 just around the corner, anticipation builds for a night that will not only celebrate outstanding educational achievements in our community but also dazzle with unmatched entertainment and culinary excellence.

So, let's come together to celebrate, support, and contribute to the advancement of education in our community. Here's to an evening of elegance, enjoyment, and education support at its finest. See you there!  

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