ANNUAL FUNDRAISERS

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21st Annual Showcase of the Stars

Event on Saturday, March 9, 2024.
Auditions on Thursday, February 1, 2024, at the Whitfield Co. Schools Central Office.

The Showcase of the Stars gives local student talent an opportunity to exhibit their musical ability before a live audience. The event is held at Crosspointe Christian Centre and will be held on Sat. March 9. Now in its 21st year, the event continues to draw students from across the region who compete for cash prizes and trophies.

Foundation Sponsors:

Caylor Industrial Sales, Chick-fil-A A-North, Dalton Box, Engineered Floors, Ford of Dalton, Georgia United Credit Union, Jim’s Clothing, KRH Architects, Mohawk Industries, Professional Pharmacy, Shaw Industries, Textile Rubber & Chemical Corporation, White Family Foundation

Golf Tournament

Monday, April 22, 2024, @ The Dalton Golf and Country Club

This long-standing event features teams of four players who compete in the best-ball competition.  There are two rounds: 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Foundation Sponsors:

Chick Fil A-North, Dalton Box, Engineered Floors, Ford of Dalton, Georgia United Credit Union, Jim’s Clothing, Jim’s Clothing, KRH Architects, Mohawk Industries, Professional Pharmacy, Shaw Industries, Textile Rubber & Chemical Corporation, White Family Foundation

Person Holding White Golf Ball on Ground

Celebrity Spelling Bee

Thursday, November 2, 2023, at the Dalton Convention Center

Visit our Donations page to pay Sponsorship and Registration Fees.

Local celebrities demonstrate their voracious spelling skills in helping us to raise funds for innovative teaching grants. They are also vying for the coveted title of 2023 Champion Speller at this traditional spelling bee. Who will it BEE? The evening begins with a delicious dinner then proceeds to the highly competitive, but lighthearted spelling contest. It is a great night of family fun!! You do not want to miss this!!!

Spellers:

Tori Ashe
Lucia Cook
Jennifer Dixon
Carlita Fernandez
Emily Finkell
Rosalyn Guerra
Karen Martin
Andrew Nuckolls
Beau Patton
Rhett Peeples
Justin Saylor
Kacky Sheppard
Melanie Suggs
Diane Tatum
Dr. Ellen Thompson
Thierry Urbain
Latrisha Wheeler
Hannah Shirley
Alex Thames
Beth Windfrey

Foundation Sponsors:

Caylor Industrial Sales, Chattanooga Allergy Clinic,  Ford of Dalton, Georgia United Credit Union, Professional Pharmacy, Jim’s Clothing, KRH Architects, Shaw Industries, Textile Rubber & Chemical Company, Ken & Myra White Foundation, Mohawk Industries, Chick Fil A Dalton

Presenting Sponsors:

InventureIT, Coldwell Banking, Patterson Farms, Homestar Financial, Walmart Store 669, Clean Heating and Air

Traeger Grill Raffle

The winner will receive a Traeger 780 Pro Pellet Grill w/ WIFI ($1000 Value) provided by Keith’s Ace Hardware. Raffle tickets are $10 each and the raffle will be held in conjunction with the Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, April 24th, 2023 at the Dalton Golf & Country Club. Buy 10 tickets and get one additional ticket FREE.

Easter Bunny Cakes

Easter Bunny Cakes

$50 each. Limit of 20 donated by Lynn’s Delights. First come, first serve

Valentine's Cake Pops

The WEF will be pre-selling Valentine Cake Pops ($15 per box; 6 cake pops
per box (2 vanilla, 2 chocolate & 2 strawberry). If you would like to order
Valentine Cake Pops (which I hope that you are), please place your order by
Tuesday, Feb. 8. Lynn Harden of Lynn’s Delights will be making the cake
pops. The cake pops will be delivered on February 10th & 11th to the
respective schools.  

This will be first come/first serve until we run out.

Blue Jeans Day

September 4, 2021- October 2, 2021- February 14-18, 2022, and March 2, 2022 (All Wednesdays)

One of the Foundation’s most popular fundraisers is Blue Jeans Days for staff. Four days are designated during the school year as WEF Blue Jeans Days and staff pay $5 for the privilege of wearing blue jeans to work.