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ABL celebrates new Legends Hall of Fame inductees, Men of influence

 

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The Atlanta Business League will welcome two inductees at the ABL Legends Hall of Fame on Tuesday, July 1, 6 – 7 p.m.

 

Dr. Edward D. Irons, retired Dean Emertius of the Clark Atlanta University School of Business, and Lonnie C. King, Jr., author, civil rights activist and founding member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), will be inducted.

 

“This is a powerful a powerful educational opportunity for students to learn from some successful people in their respected fields and a great opportunity for professionals and executives in the community to praise some positive people,” said Quinnie Jenkins-Rice, ABL member and Community Grassroots Manager at Southwest Airlines.

 

The induction will serve as the highlight to the business group’s 8th Influence reception.

 

The Legacy award will be given to a seasoned member who efforts, good deeds, and impact have had a positive effect on the business world and the community. The men also must have reached senior level positions within their profession, are leading entrepreneurs in their industry, have proven history-making feats or have attained the ability to influence large public bodies politically and in government,” said ABL President Leona Barr-Davenport.

 

Along with the two ceremonies, attendees can enjoy a silent auction, heavy” hors d’oeuvres, complimentary wine and other beverages. Attendees will also receive event programs and directories, as well as the opportunity to take pictures with ceremony honorees. The cost to attend is $125.

 

For more information or to register, visit www.atlantabusinessleague.org.

 

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