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The Legacy The Community Newsletter of The Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. Issue 3 - 2017 Roxanne Dye Grimes, President

Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154 Phone: (470) 485-6730 Email: info@legacyofpearls.org


The Legacy Community Newsletter for The Legacy of Pearls Foundation Issue 3 - 2017

Greetings from the President The Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. (LOPF) continually strives to serve the community and can only make that happen through our individual and corporate donors. We want to thank Target and Publix for their support of the Book Bag Blitz. It was a huge success and over 600 Douglas County students received backpacks filled with schools supplies. Read more on the pages ahead. Congratulations to our 5 Legacy of Sisterhood Scholarship recipients. Each student received a $1500 scholarships. The Legacy of Pearls Book Scholarship application will be available in October, continue to check our website for qualifications and application materials. I also want to personally thank the family of Linda P. Calloway for leaving an educational legacy by establishing a scholarship with the Foundation. Thank you to Pastor Calloway and family for your generosity. Please join us in making an impact in the Douglasville and surrounding communities. As you begin to plan your end of year giving, we hope you will include Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. as a recipient. The Legacy of Pearls Foundation is a 501 Š (3) organization (EIN: 463742154). Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. The Legacy of Pearls is building Bright Futures. ahead.

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Together... It’s Possible Sincerely,

Roxanne Dye Grimes

Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154-007 Phone: (470) 485-6730 Email: info@legacyofpearls.org


The Legacy Legacy of Pearls Foundation Annual Appeal Bright Futures: Imagine the Possibilities The generosity of our donors is fundamental to our mission and goals. Your participation makes it possible for us to provide critical resources to students and the community. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to support the Legacy of Pearls Foundation programs and scholarships by sharing your time, talents and resources. Thank you for your consideration and support. The Legacy of Pearls Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization (EIN: 46-3742154). Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent pr ovided by law. Together, we are helping students and making the community a place for Bright Futures. Imagine the

Possibilities with us. Our holistic approach focuses on Family Strengthening, Educational Achievement, Community Health Awareness, Environmental Ownership and Global Impact. Your generosity will help us build bright futures in these areas. There are many ways to support the Legacy of Pearls Foundation     

Individual Donations Matching Gifts through your company giving program Gifts in Memorial Legacy Scholarships In Kind Gifts

Tax deductible donations can be made: Online through the Legacy of Pear ls Website, www.LegacyofPear ls.or g PayPal: treasurer@legacyofpearls.org Checks/Money Orders mailed to Legacy of Pear ls Foundation , Inc. P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154

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The Legacy LOPF Helps with School Supplies for Back To School Legacy of Pearls Foundation is a proud beneficiary of school supplies and bookbags from For The Kid In all of Us, Inc. Members of LOPF participated in the Backpack in the Park event and received a donation of 250 bookbags stuffed with supplies! Special thank you to FTK. This generous donation allowed LOPF to help distribute of over 600 book bags to local school children at the annual Bookbag Blitz. We thank the community and other local organizations for their contributions and participation.

Legacy of Pearls Receives Scholarship Donation from Linda P. Calloway Educational Foundation On June 30, 2017, members of Legacy of Pearls Foundation and Sigma Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. attended “An Evening Under The Stars� in celebration of Linda P. Calloway, a member of Legacy of Pearls Foundation and charter member of Sigma Omega Omega Chapter. Her love of children and education led to the establishment of the Linda P. Calloway Foundation Educational Scholarship to carry on her legacy for youth to continue their education. LOPF was delighted to be a beneficiary of $4000 for our scholarship program. We are thankful to receive this contribution and continue the legacy of Linda P. Calloway. For more information or to make a contribution please visit.: www.LegacyofPearls.org.


The Legacy #REPYOURCOLLEGE Thank you to everyone that attended and supported The Ultimate Tailgate All Alumni Day Party! The event was a fundraiser to support scholarships and community programs and raised over $6000. It was a perfect day with great weather and fellowship. For the full gallery of pictures, please visit us online on Facebook!

Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154 Phone: (470) 485-6730 Email: info@legacyofpearls.org


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Congratulations to the Alumni and Supporters of Albany State University! ASU supporters had the most representation at The Ultimate Tailgate All Alumni Day Party, on Sunday August 27, 2017 at Tuscany Hills Club, in Douglasville, GA. ASU will receive a donation from the Foundation. Albany State University, a proud member institution of the Univer sity System of Geor gia, elevates its community and region by offering a broad array of graduate, baccalaureate, associate, and certificate programs at its main campuses in Albany as well as at strategicallyplaced branch sites and online. For more information: www.asurams.edu Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154 Phone: (470) 485-6730 Email: info@legacyofpearls.org


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LEGACY OF PEARLS FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS Roxanne Dye Grimes, President Dr. Erin Redwine, Sr. Vice President

Jennifer W. McCrary, Vice President, Development Tamara Whitehead-Coleman, Secretary Shekesha Jefferson, Treasurer Leah Moorer, Financial Secretary

Marlene Anderson Deirdre Graddick Debra Feagins Dedreial Jackson Juanita Marbury Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc. P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154 Phone: (470) 485-6730 Email: info@legacyofpearls.org


P.O. Box 5372, Douglasville, GA 30154 Phone: (470) 485-6730 Email: info@legacyofpearls.org www.LegacyofPearls.org

Legacy of Pearls Book Scholarship Applications available October 1—October 31, 2017 Applications are available online @ www.LegacyofPearls.org www.SigmaOmegaOmega.com Legacy of Pearls Foundation in partnership with Sigma Omega Omega Chapter will award Book Scholarships to college students nationwide.

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The Legacy Newsletter - Issue 3 2017  

The Community Newsletter of the Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc.

The Legacy Newsletter - Issue 3 2017  

The Community Newsletter of the Legacy of Pearls Foundation, Inc.

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