Special Events

2017 Race for Education 5K and Obstacle Run


Race for Education 5k + Obstacle Run

The Foundation will host the 8th annual Race for Education 5K and Obstacle Run on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at CGTC’s Warner Robins campus. Finish line management and results will be provided by Milestone Race Authority. The Race for Education is held annually in September in celebration of National Literacy Month. The event raises funds and awareness for adult education in middle Georgia.

Register online at http://RaceforEducation5k.itsyourrace.com or by completing the registration form.

Want to become a sponsor? Fill out the sponsor form.

Severe Weather Policy
Weather forecasts are tracked before the race for heavy rain, thunder and lightning, high winds, etc. If there is a possibility of threatening weather, information will be posted on the CGTC website and social media pages to alert participants of possible delays. On race day, if the weather is severe or forecasted to become severe during the duration of the event, the race start time can change, the race can be postponed or the event can be cancelled.
As we are a non-profit organization raising funds for educational initiatives for citizens in our adult education program, no refunds will be given if the race is cancelled due to severe weather.



Event Sponsor



Platinum Sponsors

B95.1 All The Hits!     GEICO
Kumho Tire  Robins Financial Credit Union


Silver Sponsors

  • Mr. Daron Lee
  • Flint Energies
  • Georgia Power
  • Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants
  • State Farm – Agent Andy Thomas


Bronze Sponsors

  • Adams, Jordan, & Herrington, P.C.
  • Dooly County H.O.P.E. CLCP
  • Freedom Church
  • Gateway Healthcare Agency
  • L.E.A.P., Inc.
  • The Mandarin
  • Scott’s Healthmart Pharmacy
  • State Farm – Kevin Barry, agent
  • SWL Corporation Family Supermarket
  • Total Beauty Supply


12th Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

The Foundation held its twelfth annual golf tournament fundraiser on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at the beautiful Houston Lake Country Club in Perry. This event raised almost $49,000 to benefit student scholarships at Central Georgia Technical College.

The tournament would not have been possible without the tireless efforts of our golf tournament committee: Shaw Blackmon (co-chair); Brad Collins (co-chair); Justin Brown; Mark Byrd; G.L. Dawson; Jimmy Faircloth; Denise Fortenberry; Stan Gann, Jr.; Mike Long; Diana McClarnon; Jim McClarnon; Jim Newton; Marisa Parrish; and Priscilla Raffield. Thank you for your hard work and dedication!

We would especially like to thank all of our tournament sponsors for their generosity and support of our students and the communities that we serve:


Corporate Sponsors

Houston Healthcare logo Jeff Smith Automotive logo


Hole-In-One Sponsor

  • Premier Staffing Unlimited

Hole Sponsors

  • AgGeorgia Farm Credit
  • Azar + Walsh Architects
  • BB&T
  • CB&T/Macon Occupational Medicine
  • Commercial Furnishings
  • ComSouth
  • Custom Homes by Jeff, LLC
  • Dunwoody/Beeland, Architects, Inc.
  • Flint Energies/M.S. Harris & Associates, Inc.
  • GDP Technologies
  • Geotechnical & Environmental Consultants, Inc.
  • Guardian Centers
  • Houston Lake Country Club
  • Ibalz Marketing
  • JMA Architecture, Inc.
  • MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union
  • Morris Bank
  • National Bank Products
  • Ocmulgee, Inc.
  • OdoBan
  • The Painted Door Art Gallery/Women’s Health Care of GA
  • Parrish Construction Group
  • State Bank & Trust Company
  • SunMark Bank

Friends of the Tournament

  • Bug House Pest Control
  • Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP
  • Cox Communications
  • Kuhmo Tire
  • McNair, McLemore, Middlebrooks & Co, LLC
  • Senator Larry Walker, III

Pomp & Circumstance: A Casino Night Fundraiser

Casino Night LogoThe Central Georgia Technical College Foundation hosted the third annual Pomp and Circumstance: A Casino Night Fundraiser on Friday, January 20, 2017, at the Emerson Ballroom in Downtown Macon. Guests went “all in” to support this event, which featured Blackjack, Texas Hold’em, Roulette, and Craps.

Proceeds from this event benefited the CGTC Foundation for projects including student scholarships and textbook assistance programs.

Casino Night Sponsors

CGTC Scholarship Bass Tournament


Fishing Tournament Logo

The Foundation hosted the first annual CGTC Scholarship Bass Tournament on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Lake Sinclair in Milledgeville, GA. It was a beautiful day on the lake as 28 teams competed for the biggest bass. The Foundation would like to thank the anglers who participated in the tournament and give special thanks to Visual Systems Group Inc. (VSGi) and CISCO for sponsoring the tournament. Thanks also to David Fox, aircraft structural technology instructor, for lending his expertise and serving as tournament director for this event. We look forward to building on the success of the first tournament and growing this event in the years to come.