ArtsBridge Foundation Overture Gala with Jay Leno
Categories: Fundraiser, Comedy
ArtsBridge Foundation hosts this major annual fundraising event to gather community support for its educational program season reaching over 30,000 K-12 students spanning Georgia and neighboring states. The benefit is an evening of philanthropy and fun including a cocktail reception, dinner created by the venue’s Executive Chef Nicholas Walker, a “Bid-to-Give” Auction benefiting the ArtsBridge Adopt-A-School program, and live musical theater performances capped by a stage performance by Jay Leno, the acclaimed late-night TV host, stand-up comedian, and car enthusiast who earned a reputation as “the hardest working man in show business.” The event also features guest emcee Monica Pearson, who earned more than 25 Emmy® Awards for broadcast journalism during her decades-long career at WSB-TV Channel Two. Scicom Infrastructure Services CEO Samit Roy and family chair the gala, while the Overture Gala’s honorary chair is former First Lady of Atlanta Valerie Jackson.