May 16, 2019
Luncheon organized by Axel Adams Foundation recognizes senior citizens for their contributions
by Dede Biles of Aiken Standard
NEW ELLENTON — With an enthusiastic speech and a big smile, the founder and president of the Axel Adams Foundation kicked off the organization’s second Senior Citizen’s Luncheon on Thursday at the New Ellenton Community Center.
Photo courtesy of Dede Biles, Aiken Standard
March 19, 2018
Community leaders honored at annual Axel Adams Gala
by Robert Magobet of Aiken Standard
Dozens of Aiken County’s community members decked out in their finest black-tie formal wear and gowns paid homage to those who make a difference locally and raised money for academic scholarships.
Held at the North Augusta Community Center on Saturday evening, the fourth annual Axel Adams Scholarship Gala honored seven community leaders for their exceptional work, leadership and charitable activities.
Photo courtesy of Robert Magobet; aikenstandard.com
March 17, 2018
Aiken area provides scholarships to students for further education
by Devin Johnson of WJBF News Channel 6
A local scholarship gala helps to honor local trailblazers and students who want to further their education.
The Axel Adams Foundation held its 4th annual Scholarship Gala on Saturday in North Augusta. The event features high-profile people in the CSRA by honoring them for their work locally.
The evening also gives scholarships to students to help them advance their careers. Five students received scholarships.
Photo courtesy of WJBF
June 24, 2017
Photo courtesy of Cindy Kubovic; aikenstandard.com
AAF Presents Aiken County graduates scholarships at luncheon
by Christina Cleveland of Aiken Standard
The Axel Adams Foundation has awarded scholarships to five recent Aiken County high school graduates bound for college this fall.
The scholarships were presented during a luncheon held at the Citizens Park Conference Center in Aiken on Saturday. The brief program was designed to show the students, along with their families and loved ones, they are appreciated and supported, organizers said.
January 31, 2017
New Ellenton native wins President's Lifetime Achievement Award
by Dede Biles of Aiken Standard
Axel Adams, a native of New Ellenton, was among the winners of the 2016 President’s Lifetime Achievement Awards recognized at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Atlanta late last year.
Adams and his fellow honorees each had completed 4,000 or more hours of volunteer service.
March 20, 2016
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Area leaders honored at scholarship gala event
by Dan Brown of Aiken Standard
"Many of Aiken County’s movers and shakers came outfitted in their finest evening gowns and black tie formal wear to honor local community leaders and raise money for academic scholarships at a red carpet VIP reception and gala Saturday."
March 23, 2015
Gala gives back, honors influential residents
by Derrek Asberry of North Augusta Star
"Some of the most influential people across Aiken County and the rest of the CSRA put on their A-list attire for a night so spirited it reduced many to tears, including S.C. Rep. Bill Clyburn, D-Aiken."
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March 24, 2014
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Axel Adams honored for accomplishments
by Derrek Asberry of Aiken Standard
"AUGUSTA — Hundreds of South Carolina and Georgia residents gathered in Augusta on Saturday to celebrate the accomplishments of Axel Adams – a New Ellenton native who has accomplished a great deal for the local community and beyond."