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									                        Page 6A • May 8-14, 2009                                                                                                                                                                                  ATLANTA BUSINESS CHRONICLE

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                                                                                                                           Events Around Town
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                                                                                                                                                    President’s Breakfast
                                                                                                                                                    100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc. held its
                                                                                                                                                    President’s Breakfast stakeholders and
                                                                                                                                                    community briefing on April 30 at the Sheraton
                                                                                                                                                    Atlanta Hotel.
                                                                                                                                                    On hand were past presidents of the 100
                                                                                                                                                    including, from left, Bernard Porche, Tommy
                                                                                                                                                    Dortch, William “Sonny” Walker, Robert Haley
                                                                                                                                                    and Curley Dossman.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Athlete of the Year

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The AAG Foundation, an Atlanta-based
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               nonprofit organization whose mission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               is to empower athletes to impact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               communities, held its inaugural Athlete
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of the Year Charity Weekend events from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               April 30 through May 2.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               On hand were, from left, Reggie Howard,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               president of the AAG Foundation;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Michael Stone, CEO and co-founder of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Allied Athlete Group; and Ovie Mughelli
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               of the Atlanta Falcons.

                                                                                                                                                    Central Atlanta Progress President A.J.
                                                                                                                                                    Robinson, left, and John Grant, CEO of 100
                                                                                                                                                    Black Men of Atlanta.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               AAG Foundation board member Julius
                                                                                                                                                    Milton Jones, left, Georgia president of Bank of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “Dr. J” Erving, from left; Bill Lester,
                        John Hammond, CEO of 100 Black Men of                                                                                       America and president and chairman of 100                                  NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver;
                        America Inc., left, and Erroll B. Davis Jr.,                                                                                Black Men of Atlanta, and CNN news anchor                                  and Darnell Sutton, partner with
                        chancellor of the University System of Georgia.                                                                             T.J. Holmes, emcee of the breakfast.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Celebrity Golf Club International.

                        Building bridges                                                                                           Debra Kline, co-
                                                                                                                                   founder, president
                        The J. Mack Robinson College of                                                                            and CEO of
                        Business and Atlanta Business                                                                              BusinessWise,
                        Chronicle hosted the 11th annual                                                                           left, and Georgia
                        Women’s Leadership Forum on                                                                                Secretary of State
                        May 1 at Cobb Galleria Centre.                                                                             Karen Handel, a
                                                                                                                                   keynote speaker at
                        On hand were, from left, Louise
                                                                                                                                   the event.
                        Scott, director of the Customer
                        Care Center at Georgia Power
                        Co.; Sandy Allred, senior director
                        of organizational effectiveness
                        at McKesson Corp.; and Helene                                                                                                                                                                    Becky Blalock, senior vice president and
                        Lollis, partner and president of                                                                                                                            Roberta Byrum, chief                 chief information officer of Southern
                        Pathbuilders Inc.                                                                                                                                           operating officer of the             Co., left, and Lily Winsaft, president of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Arthritis Foundation,                Aldebaran Associates International.
                                                                                                                                                                                    left, and Beverly
                                                                                                                                                                                    Langford of the J. Mack
                                                                                                                                                                                    Robinson College of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Business at Georgia
                                                                                                                                                                                    State University, co-
                                                                                                                                                                                    director of the Women’s
                                                                                                                                                                                    Leadership Forum.

                                                                                                                                          Karen Greager, regional vice president of Belk
                                                                                                                                          Inc., from left; Angela Raub, director of corporate
                                                                                                                                          relations, professional and executive development
                                                                                                                                          at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business
                                                                                                                                          at Georgia State University; Erinn Keserica,                                   Tedra Cheatham, chief operating officer and
                                                                                                                                          director of marketing at Frazier & Deeter; Angela                              vice president of economic development
                                                                                                                                          Strickland, manager of marketing regulatory                                    for the Greater North Fulton Chamber of
                                                                                                                                          affairs at Georgia Power Co.; and Kim Magee,                                   Commerce, from left; Kathleen Oswald, vice
                                                                                                                                          human resources director for transformational                                  president of Kreisler Associates; and Cobie
                                                                                                                                          productivity at The Coca-Cola Co.                                              Langerak, president of Triaxia Partners.

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