Atlanta Hawks Player Kent Bazemore to be Honored for Service to the Community

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Mayor Kasim Reed will present Atlanta Hawks guard/forward Kent Bazemore with a Phoenix Award in recognition of his outstanding service to the community on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. The Phoenix Award is the highest honor the Mayor can bestow on an individual in recognition of their achievements and service to the City of Atlanta.

Mayor Reed will be joined by NBA Hall of Famer and former Atlanta Hawk Dominique Wilkins, and Erika Mitchell, President of Sports Unlimited Enterprise who will present Mr. Bazemore with the President’s Volunteer Service Award signed by President Barack Obama. The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes professional, collegiate, retired and youth athletes for their involvement with volunteerism and community service.

WSB-TV Sports Director Zach Klein will host the ceremony.