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Community Involvement

BatesCarter is committed to making the community a better place by giving time and resources to a variety of local organizations. Each staff member is encouraged to be involved in his or her community and to participate in activities they support.

Organizations We Serve

BatesCarter is proud to support the following:

  • Georgia Society of CPAs Education Foundation
  • North Hall Community Ed Foundation
  • Northeast Georgia Medical Center Foundation
  • Roy C. Moore Foundation
  • The Clipper Petroleum Foundation
  • University of North Georgia Foundation


Community Involvement

Read below for recent highlights of our staff participating in the community.

Inaugural Dempsey Dash 5k at Brenau University

BatesCarter had the priviledge of being a part of this inaugural event to honor the late Wayne Dempsey, Brenau's longtime Executive Vice President. Any proceeds from the event benefit the Wayne W. Dempsey Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides financial assistance for students in the College of Education or the College of Health Sciences.



BatesCarter at the 8th Annual Humane Society of Northeast Georgia's "Art with Heart"

BatesCarter’s Magda Collins and Kerry Edwards served on the committee for the eighth annual Art with Heart fundraiser for the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia held Saturday evening, February 18, 2017, at the Chattahoochee Country Club.  This year’s event raised a record $120,000 for the care of the animals at the Humane Society until they find their forever homes.Kerry has been Active in every Art with Heart since its inception in 2010, soliciting and collecting donations, and he served on the committee for five years. Pictured is Sun the puppy who was one of a litter of puppies treated for ingesting rat poison and almost died.  He was adopted on Sunday after the event. 


Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

Melissa Molina is a Board Member and Treasurer for The Salvation Army in Hall County. The Angel Tree program provides new clothing or toys for children of needy families through the support of donors.  This year, BatesCarter was able to help several families with children have Christmas presents under their tree this holiday season.




Salvation Army Bell Ringers


Every year BatesCarter staff members take a day to ring the Salvation Army Bell at Sam's Club in Oakwood.  Staff members volunteer for hourly slots throughout the day.  Staff members pictured are Sara Ogden, Courtney Camp and Amanda Wilkson.





A Record Setting Year


The 2016 Medical Center Open on October, 7th set a new fundraising record with over $280,000 raised for Habitat for Humanity of Hall County. Ron Bracewell was this year's Co-Chair. Several staff members participated by volunteering or playing in the tournament. Pictured here are our volunteers, Courtney Camp, Martha Cartee, David Geer and Melissa Molina. Learn more about the event.




BatesCarter at the Run for Zyah Superhero 5kdavid-geer-batescarter

Our Audit Manager, David Geer, is pictured below with teachers from his daughter’s elementary school after running in this years’ Run for Zyah 5k. The local event supports Zyah Pittman, a Myers Elementary School student battling Spinal Muscular Atrophy. This years’ event was super hero themed with each runner dressing as their favorite hero. All proceeds from the event go towards the family’s medical expenses.