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Lake Oconee Academy Denim & Diamonds

This year marks the 12th year of educational excellence at Lake Oconee Academy (LOA). The continued support of the community has enabled students at LOA to pursue their education at one of the country's finest schools.

The Lake Oconee Academy Foundation (LOAF) is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to enriching the educational experience of every LOA student. Denim & Diamonds is the annual event hosted by the Foundation. As the school population continues to grow, the mission of the LOAF to support this growth remains strong.

The Foundation is excited to host the sixth year of the Denim & Diamonds annual charity fundraiser. It will be an evening dedicated to celebrating and fundraising! The event will include live entertainment, dancing, food, drinks, and fabulous live and silent auction items.

Past funds raised by the LOA Foundation have provided:

  • 6,000+ library books
  • A piano lab
  • Broadcasting and technology equipment, band equipment
  • Musical theatre licenses, costumes, and technology
  • Athletic equipment for middle and high school students
  • An upper elementary playground
  • Visual arts supplies for honors and AP programs
  • Travel scholarships for international study programs
  • A baseball/softball field
  • Most recently, the campus expansion

Thank you for your support and for being a part of our community!

If you have questions, please email us: denimanddiamondslo@gmail.com

Event Details
What: Denim & Diamonds 2019
Hosted by: Lake Oconee Academy Foundation
Who's Invited: LOA families, friends, community members - anyone and everyone!
When: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Where: Sandy Creek Barn, Reynolds Lake Oconee

Tickets will be $140 per person for the event. That includes entertainment, food, and 2 drink tickets.

Please visiti denim2019.givesmart.com to purchase your tickets today!

Sponsorships

Be a Sponsor: *Advertise your business and show your support of our school*
This year, the top level sponsorship packages include a mix of TV and Radio exposure in the Lake Oconee and Madison areas. A big thank you shout out to Ms. Chamberlain and her media students for producing the LOA TV commercial! All sponsorship levels include the opportunity to attend our VIP Reception prior to the event.

Title Sponsor ($12,500)
Local Advertising in partnership with Comcast & Oconee Radio Group
30 second Sponsor & LOA Foundation commercial created by LOA students for TV, Radio, and Online use
312 TV spots shown on 12 Networks in 2 local markets: Lake Oconee & Madison (includes Putnam County), run over 4 weeks
Shown on: HGTV, ESPN, Golf Channel, Food Network, SEC Network, A & E, History Channel, and more
50 Radio spots aired on Lake Oconee Radio stations
Aired on: 97.1, 94.7, 103.9 & 104.5
Over 6,000 digital video impressions
Rotate on: USNews.com, Forbes.com, USAToday.com, Yahoo.com, and more
VIP Event Experience
Sponsor Reception - 10 guests
10 Event Tickets
Reserved Table for 10
Transportation to and from event
School Promotion
Large logo banner displayed on campus for a year, along with premium placement at the event
Ongoing recognition on all event related materials: LOATV, Facebook, school-wide emails, etc.

Platinum Sponsor ($6,500)
Local Advertising in partnership with Comcast & Oconee Radio Group
30 second Sponsor & LOA Foundation commercial produced for TV, Radio, and Online use
105 TV spots shown on 6 Networks in 1 local market: Lake Oconee (includes Putnam County), run over 4 weeks
Shown on: HGTV, ESPN, Golf Channel, Food Network, SEC Network, A & E, History Channel, and more
25 Radio spots aired on Lake Oconee Radio stations
Aired on: 97.1, 94.7, 103.9 & 104.5
Over 3,000 digital video impressions
Rotate on: USNews.com, Forbes.com, USAToday.com, Yahoo.com, and more
VIP Event Experience
Sponsor Reception - 10 guests
10 Event Tickets
Reserved Table for 10
Transportation to and from event
School Promotion
Medium logo banner displayed on campus for a year & at the event
Ongoing recognition on all event related materials: LOATV, Facebook, school-wide emails, etc.


Gold Sponsor ($3,500)
VIP Event Experience
Sponsor Reception - 8 guests
8 Event Tickets
Reserved Table for 8
Transportation to and from event
School Promotion
Small logo banner displayed at the event
Ongoing recognition on all event related materials: LOATV, Facebook, school-wide emails, etc.


Silver Sponsor ($1,750)
VIP Event Experience
Sponsor Reception - 4 guests
4 Event Tickets
Transportation to and from event
School Promotion
Ongoing recognition on all event related materials: LOATV, Facebook, school-wide emails, etc.

For more information, contact Taunya Alexander (taunya.alexander@gmail.com) or Allison Evans (allisonevans2010@gmail.com).

Donate a Live or Silent Auction Item: *Donate a good or service to our auction*
Every year, we are blown away by the quality and creativity of the items our families and community members graciously donate. Past auction items have included:

  • Jewelry, clothing, gift cards, restaurant gift certificates, artwork, and accessories
  • Tickets to shows, concerts, and sporting events
  • Variety of services such as gutter cleaning or boat winterizing
  • Vacation packages to nearby coasts, scenic mountain tops, and various exotic locations around the world

Please contact Ansley Vinson (ansleyvinson@gmail.com), Tori Chillemi (vchillemi@bellsouth.net), or Brooke Sebyt (brooke_cline@yahoo.com) for more information regarding silent auction donations. For bigger ticket items like elaborate trips and highly unique items that might be more appropriate for our live auction, please contact Taunya Alexander (taunya.alexander@gmail.com).

Purchase Raffle Tickets: *Low cost, multiple opportunities to win*
Raffle ticket sales are always a huge portion of the funds raised! We count on our LOA families to make the raffle a success by selling as many tickets per family as possible. There will be multiple ways to win:
Prizes:
  • $5,000 cash prize for the first ticket pulled
  • Next five winners will receive a Chromebook or $100 cash

Student Ticket Sellers:

  • $500 top seller
  • $100 second top seller
  • $50 third top seller

The drawing will take place the night of Denim & Diamonds, March 2, 2019. You do not need to be present to win.

If you need more raffle tickets, they are available at the Lower School/Main Front Desk. If you are unable to sell your tickets, please return them so another student has the chance to sell them.

Citizenship, Scholarship, and Community

2014 National Blue Ribbon School

2014 Best 50 Public Elementary Schools in the U.S. by TheBestSchools.org

5-Star School Climate Star Rating by the Georgia DOE

AdvancedEd Accredited


Lake Oconee Academy
1021 Titan Circle
Greensboro, GA 30642

706 454-1562
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