Serving the children of Cherokee County, GA for more than 80 years
Founded in 1935, the Service League of Cherokee County, GA is the oldest volunteer service organization in Cherokee County. With its deep roots and rich heritage of caring for children, the League has grown to an organizational size of 100 women, all of whom commit to 10 years of active service and contribute volunteer hours that collectively approximate 10,000 hours per year. As a not for profit organization, the money we raise through our efforts is directed back into the community to help provide food, clothing, medical and dental care, eyeglasses, scholarships, and much more to identified children in need.
The 14th Annual Run for the Children "Reindeer Run" 5K Race & 1 Mile fun Run was held Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Etowah River Park in Canton, GA.
2016 Dancing for the Children Celebrity Dance Challenge Winners are Crowned
The "Dancing for the Children" celebrity dance challenge and 50th Annual Service League Ball was held on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center in Canton, where Eddie Robinson of Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services and his partner, Karrie Mattice took home the coveted mirror-ball trophies!
Service League Awards $25,000 in Scholarships
The Service League of Cherokee County recently awarded $23,500 in scholarships to 21 deserving seniors in the class of 2016 who graduated from Cherokee County School District (CCSD) high schools. The League also made a $500 contribution to the High School Credit Recovery Class Scholarship program that is administered by the CCSD. In addition, the League awarded $1,000 in scholarship funds at the beginning of the fall 2015 semester to a Reinhardt University student as part of Reinhardt University’s A DAY for Reinhardt annual community initiative.
Service League Celebrates Earnings from 32nd Annual Riverfest Arts & Crafts Festival
Patti Martin (left), 2016-17 President of the Service League of Cherokee County, accepts a check on behalf of the Service League from the 2016 Riverfest Committee Chair, Kim Fowler (middle) in the amount of $101,708.32. Riverfest is the cornerstone of the Service League’s many fundraising endeavors, with all proceeds benefiting the needy children of Cherokee County. The funds raised during this event will be used throughout the upcoming year to provide assistance with everything from health care and eyeglasses for children in need to rent and utilities for their families.