April 2017 Features
April 24, 2017
Mayor Kasim Reed joined Arthur Blank, Craig Menear, Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot, David Allman, Chairman of the Georgia World Congress Center Authority, and Frank Fernandez, Vice President of Community Development for the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to announce The Home Depot Backyard, a 13-acre greenspace in the current Georgia Dome footprint.
April 21, 2017
Invest Atlanta announced the release of a Request for Proposals seeking to develop 24 single-family properties in Atlanta’s English Avenue and Vine City neighborhoods to turn currently abandoned land parcels into affordable workforce housing units.
April 19, 2017
While Georgia hospitals are known for being the guardians of community health for the state’s more than 10 million residents, hospitals also play a huge role in bolstering Georgia’s economic health by pumping nearly $47.8 billion into the state’s economy in 2015 according to a recently released report by the Georgia Hospital Association.
April 18, 2017
Georgia State University, the model institution for graduating students from widely diverse backgrounds in Atlanta, and State Farm, Georgia’s largest insurance company, today announced a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership that helps qualified students entering the Decatur campus of Perimeter College have a pathway to a more productive future.
April 14, 2017
All Braves controlled parking lots are permit only. Fans coming to the game MUST purchase parking in advance. Available lots will not take payment upon arrival. Fans need to purchase their parking in advance by visiting Braves.com/parking. Also by purchasing in advance, fans can use Waze to navigate them directly to their parking lot.
April 13, 2017
Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank, president Darren Eales, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta CEO Donna Hyland addressed guests and media at the opening of the club’s new $60 million training ground.
April 10, 2017
Mayor Kasim Reed announced that the City of Atlanta has reached an important financial milestone, with a record-high $175 million in reserves funding. When Mayor Reed came into office in January 2010, the City had only $7.4 million in reserves, and was nearly $50 million in the red with its annual budget.
April 05, 2017
The 13th annual Regents’ Scholarship Gala, held on Friday, March 31st, successfully raised more than $1.43 million to promote, support, and provide need-based scholarships for students at the University System of Georgia’s twenty-eight institutions.
April 04, 2017
Global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress Oprah Winfrey will deliver the commencement address for Agnes Scott College's 128th graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 13th. Winfrey will receive an honorary degree at commencement.