Nearly 50 Bert’s Big Adventure families gathered on November 16th at Phipps Plaza’s Court of the South for a holiday reunion adventure with Santa at Phipps. Every family was treated to a complimentary sitting with Santa Claus and a holiday meal catered by Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ Restaurant. Ken Scott the Magician performed a hilarious magic show for all of the kids and more than 15 Fairy Godparent volunteers helped with arts and crafts. Lastly, Cindy Powers, one of Bert’s Big Adventure’s original volunteers, gathered 11 Disney characters to visit with the kids throughout the evening.
On Sunday, September 21st, all of the Bert’s Big Adventure families from the previous trips were invited to gather together for the fall Reunion Adventure. The reunion was picnic style and was held in the courtyard at the Holy Spirit Preparatory School Upper Campus.
The families, joined by the Bert’s Big Adventure staff and volunteers, enjoyed a day of yard games, face painting, bracelet making, sand art from The SandArt Cart and a bounce house. Plus, bellies were full by the end of the day – thanks to the amazing barbecue lunch donated by Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ!
The 7th Annual Bert’s Big Adventure Splash Bash Reunion Adventure took place on Monday, June 2nd at the Piedmont Park Conservancy Aquatic Center. More than 130 Bert’s Big Adventure family members were in attendance. The families, joined by the Bert’s Big Adventure staff and a handful of volunteers, enjoyed some fun in the sun in and around the pool. Moe’s Southwest Grill provided a taco bar for everyone to enjoy, which was a HUGE hit! Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream was the perfect dessert for the hot summer day. Additionally, the W Atlanta- Buckhead donated four rooms for our out-of-town families so they were able to attend the reunion as well! Thanks to Rustic White Photography, Sarah Esther Photography and Cassandra Young Photography for photographing the event, and a big thanks to Gareth Nichols for capturing video!
On Sunday, April 27th, more than 50 Bert’s Big Adventure families gathered together for the spring Reunion Adventure at Stars and Strikes in Sandy Springs, GA. The families, joined by the Bert’s Big Adventure staff and volunteers, enjoyed a day of bowling, arcade games and laser tag, thanks to Stars and Strikes, who also provided lunch. FreshPoint Atlanta provided fresh fruits and vegetables, and Delicious Treats by G brought some colorful, tasty, gluten-free cupcakes for everyone to enjoy. Thanks to Sarah Esther Photography and Cassandra Young Photography for coming out to photograph the event, and a big thanks to Rett Thompson Video for capturing video!