Jane Fonda to celebrate turning 80 with Atlanta fundraiser

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Jane Fonda at the Captain Planet Foundation Gala in Atlanta. Photo/John Amis

Jane Fonda has a big birthday bash planned – to help others.

James Taylor and Carole King will perform at her upcoming 80th birthday extravaganza, which will benefit the organization she founded here in 1995, Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential.

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The event, co-chaired by Wendy Conrad and Ashley Preisinger, with Ginny Brewer and Caroline Tucker serving as patron co-chairs, is planned for 6 p.m. Dec. 9.

For information about sponsorship opportunities and tickets, contact Karin Douglas at karin@gcapp.org or see gcapp.org/celebratingjane.

“By empowering our young people to make healthy choices, we ensure their ability to achieve their full potential in life, unencumbered by teenage pregnancy, enjoying strong physical health, and supported by healthy relationships, ” GCAPP President and CEO Kim Nolte said.

They’re ready to celebrate Jane! Party Co-Chair Wendy Conrad, from left, Patron Co-chair and founding GCAPP Board member Ginny Brewer, GCAPP President and CEO Kim Nolte, Party Co-chair Ashley Preisinger and Patron Co-Chair Caroline Tucker, a founding GCAPP Board member. Photo: Kim Link