IAEE Southeastern Chapter

Jenny Melton Foundation

Jenny Melton Foundation

The Jenny Melton Foundation was established in memory of Jenny Melton, the daughter of long-time IAEE SE member, Butch Melton. Jenny, a West Hall High School student in Oakwood, GA, loved school and loved running on the track and cross-country teams, and was in Beta Club and Spanish Club. She was also voted the 2002 Homecoming queen and was expected to be admitted to Duke University.

Tragically, Jenny was killed in a single car accident on her way to school March 19, 2002. Jenny's death dealt a stunning blow to the community of Hall County and brought a community to a stand still for almost 3 days.

Jenny's legacy lives on through the Jenny Melton Foundation. The foundation honors Jenny by working to help others do what she so wanted – to attend college!

Jenny Melton Scholarship Program

The Jenny Melton Scholarship fund was established in 2002 in Jenny’s memory. Three $2,500 scholarships are available to full-time graduating high school seniors at West Hall High School and Flowery Branch High School, and a fourth scholarship is available for children of members of IAEE Southeastern Chapter who are graduating high school seniors. The Foundation has given over fifty $2,500 dollar scholarships since Jenny's accident.

To apply or for more information, go to http://www.ngcf.org/scholarships2018 Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

There are several ways IAEE SE members can help:

Jenny Melton Golf Tournament

IAEE Southeastern Chapter supports the Jenny Melton Foundation with an annual golf tournament.  Visit our chapter events for date, location and registration information.

Next Event

October 25, 2018
Chapter Educational Luncheon
The Show Manager's Playbook
11AM - 1:30PM
Cobb Galleria Centre

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Upcoming Events for 2018

Please join us for our October 25 luncheon where CNTV’s Carrie Ferenac talks with Jim Wulfkuhle about the big plays that made this year’s International Woodworking Fair so successful.  They’ll talk offense, including new technology and how it added to the attendee experience.  They’ll talk defense about how to deal with competitors, and they’ll talk about the future and what’s on the horizon for 2020.. Register now!

 

SAVE THE DATE - Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - CHAPTER HOLIDAY NETWORKING LUNCHEON with PCMA SE and Georgia MPI.  This year's event will once again take place at the beautiful Georgia Aquarium.  We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues at what it proving to be one of Atlanta's premier hospitality gathering. More info coming soon!

 

THANK YOU CHAPTER SPONSORS!

 

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IAEE Southeastern Chapter is proudly managed by The Association Group, Inc.

Tel: +1 (770) 433-4137
Email: info@iaeese.org