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A new program funding arts education field trips
for schools with limited arts budgets

ArtsBridge Foundation, the arts education outreach arm of the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, is launching a new program called “Adopt-A-School”. This program will expand the reach of ArtsBridge's arts education field trips to more Title I students and schools across the state of Georgia.

Early exposure to the arts can improve academic achievement while enhancing test scores, social skills, critical thinking and problem-solving. Arts programs motivate students to learn, excite young minds and encourage creativity.

A $5,ooo donation from a corporation or individual will cover;

  • Cost of tickets and buses for 300 students and teachers to attend an ArtsBridge Field Trip program
  • Donations greater than $5,000 will enable more students to attend one or multiple programs and will be customized to meet the donor’s request.

ArtsBridge received the inaugural donation for the program from the law firm Wilson, Brock and Irby, LLC. The funding enabled 350 students and their teachers from grades 3-5 at Fickett Elementary School in the City of Atlanta to attend a one-hour performance of Schoolhouse Rock Live! at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

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“When the students returned to the school they were still excited about their field trip to Cobb Energy Centre and seeing Schoolhouse Rock Live! Additionally, they were able to  connect what they are learning in school with the songs!  I am very appreciative to Wilson, Brock, and Irby for creating the "bridge" with ArtsBridge Foundation and making this positive arts educational experience possible for every 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade student at Fickett."

- Cheryl Twyman, Principal of Fickett Elementary School

Thank you to our Adopt-A-School Sponsors!

Charlie & Yetty Arp
Todd & Ann Ballantine
William Brantley
Ron & Gayle Breakstone
Jimmy & Helen Carlos
Ned & Betty Case
Bruce & Mary Clayton
Ed Voyles Automotive Group
The Eliot J. Garber Foundation
Jeff Elliot
Howard & Ellen Feinsand

Paul & Morria Goggin
Drew Horner
Mark Jacobson
Peter G. Kessenich Sr.
Kenneth T. Kingery
Barbara Kornblitt
Bill & Debbie Liss
Christopher McCarthy
April Orcutt
Alex Paulson

Benjamin & Christine Phelps
Larry & Sandra Prince
Bob & Jenny Pruitt
Rotary Club of Vinings
John & Karen Spiegel
David & Michele Swann
Michael Taormina
The Velardi Family Foundation
Ben B. Voyles
Yardy & Barbara Williams

For more information on how to “Adopt-A-School”,
please contact Jennifer D. Dobbs, Executive Director, at (770) 916-2803.

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