Mardi Gras in the Mountains Happening March 2nd


Mardi Gras in the Mountains Happening March 2nd
The King and Queen nominees for Pickens County are Michelle Roberson and Gerard Monte.


Georgia Mountains Hospice is again hosting the 14th annual Mardi Gras in the Mountains Gala on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Partners this year are the Ellijay and Jasper Councils of the Knights of Columbus and the Rotary Club of Jasper. Festivities include a catered buffet meal, music by "Banks and Shane" and a silent auction with many wonderful and exciting items.

The evening's highlight will be the crowning of "Mardi Gras in the Mountains" King and Queen in true New Orleans style. The Gala committee has chosen eight nominees from Pickens, Cherokee, Dawson and Gilmer counties, and are allowing you to vote online, keeping the chosen couple a well-kept secret until the night of the event.

Visit to review all the nominees and place your monetary bid for Pickens King and Queen nominees, Gerad Monte and Michelle Roberson. Votes will be monetary donations. Each dollar equals one vote.

Purchase tickets online! Do not miss this opportunity to celebrate with members of these organizations who share in the same vision and dream for your communities. All monies raised from this event benefit Georgia Mountains Hospice and local charities supported by the Knights of Columbus and the Rotary Club of Jasper.

For more information on the evening events, how to purchase tickets or the voting process, please contact Gina Pendley at 706-253-4100 or 800-692-7199 or go to

Votes may be mailed to Georgia Mountains Hospice: 70 Caring Way, Jasper, GA 30143

Incredible Trips added to the Silent Auction!
Castles of Ireland • Pleasures and Treasures of Tuscany • Alaskan Cruise • Greece & Greek Islands Jackson Hole • New Orleans • New York • San Francisco’s Wine Country • France’s Wine Country