Jane Fonda celebrated her 80th birthday in Buckhead Saturday night by gathering some of her closest friends to support the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential, which she founded in 1995.
The event at The Whitley, the hotel formerly known as The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, was themed “Eight Decades of Jane” and raised $1.3 million.
Media mogul and global environmentalist Ted Turner, the guy Fonda often calls her “favorite ex-husband,” attended along with Rosanna Arquette, Catherine Keener, Pat Mitchell, Eve Ensler, Paula Weinstein, Sara Blakely and Troy Garity.
James Taylor and Carole King performed and as shown in one of the photos, helped Fonda blow out her birthday candles.
GCAPP president and CEO Kim Nolte led a toast to Fonda as the evening began. The eight-course meal prepared by Alice Waters, represented each decade of Fonda’s life.
The Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential works to mission is to improve the overall health and well-being of young people in Georgia. GCAPP believes that if our most vulnerable young people make it through adolescence unencumbered by teen pregnancy, physically healthy and are supported by nurturing relationships, they will be much better positioned to tap into their boundless potential. www.gcapp.org.