Atlanta-based special-needs school to host spring gala on March 23, 2019

In celebration of Woodstock’s 50th anniversary, Cumberland Academy of Georgia announces its annual fundraiser. This year’s theme is “Peace Love & Rock ‘n Roll” and will feature original artwork from Woodstock as well as never before seen photographs from Woodstock. These museum quality pieces are loaned from the Stern Family collection that has traveled to various museums Cumberland Academy of Georgia students excited for annual spring galaacross the country. One of these original pieces of art will be auctioned off in a live auction. The gala is the hallmark fundraising event for Cumberland as all proceeds will go towards assisting the special students thrive in their life long goals. 

Located in Atlanta, Cumberland is a school for special needs students from 4th to 12th grades. The Peace Love & Rock ‘n Roll gala will raise money for an outdoor classroom and classroom upgrades and will do so under the banner of an enjoyable theme, live and silent auction, gaming, dinner and dancing. “Cumberland is founded on academics and the school is centered on an exceptional education for our students. Each year, the gala raises money for Cumberland and supports our mission. An outdoor classroom will give students an alternative space to learn, said Debbi Scarborough, founding director.

The Peace Love & Rock ‘n Roll Gala is on March 23rd at 6:30pm. Tickets can be purchased directly through the website at

About Cumberland Academy of Georgia:

Cumberland Academy of Georgia specializes in the needs of students in grades 4 through 12 who have high-functioning autism, Asperger’s syndrome, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and learning disabilities. Cumberland was founded in 2007 by Debbi and Matthew Scarborough, and is a fully-accredited, independent, non-profit school that seeks to provide a safe and supportive academic atmosphere for its students. Cumberland accepts applications year-round. To schedule a family tour, please contact Terri Brooks, director of admissions, at 404-835-9000, or email