Southern Museum Gala will honor Fred D. Bentley Sr.

The Kennesaw Museum Foundation will honor local attorney Fred D. Bentley Sr. during its annual fundraising gala.

The event, “An Evening with the General,” is scheduled from 6:30-9 p.m. on Friday, March 7, at the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Bentley’s law firm has represented the City of Kennesaw as legal counsel for more than 35 years.

“Mr. Bentley has been a longtime financial supporter of the Southern Museum,” Museum Executive Director Dr. Richard Banz said. “He has also donated numerous historic artifacts and offered invaluable legal counsel.”

The evening will include a silent auction and raffle. Guests will also have the rare opportunity to climb aboard the General. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beer/wine will be served. Dress is cocktail attire.

Tickets for the gala are $75. For information on sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tickets, call 770-427-2117, ext. 3174 or email

The title sponsor for this event is Atlanta Bonded Warehouse.

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