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Morehouse College Whiz Kid Stephen Stafford on The Mo’Nique Show, Tonight 2/8

Morehouse College Whiz Kid Stephen Stafford on The Mo’Nique Show, Tonight 2/8

LIVE BLOG AND CHAT DURING WHIZ KID'S APPEARANCE ON THE MO'NIQUE SHOW Follow the Buzz via Morehouse College Whiz Kid Stephen Stafford @srstafford on The Mo’Nique Show | Feb 8, 2011 | Live Blog & Chat | Seeing is Believing

14 yr. old college student Stephen Stafford's educational journey began in Detroit, Michigan at age 2 when instead of watching TV, he and his six year-old sister Martinique often played “school”.

Register for Women Owned Businesses-SBA Workshop on January 13th

Register for Women Owned Businesses-SBA Workshop on January 13th

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by James Hightower)

--Workshops will show how to Self Certify as a WOSB-- 

A SBA workshop will be held on Jan. 13, 2011 to give an overview of the agency’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program and how a company can self-certify as a WOSB.  The workshop is being held at the agency’s state office in the downtown Peachtree Center office complex, adjacent to the MARTA Peachtree Center station.  

The free workshops will run from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

An 8th grader from Atlanta is selected to join the All-American Youth Bowl

An 8th grader from Atlanta is selected to join the All-American Youth Bowl

Atlanta, GA--  Arrington Farrar has been selected to play in the 2011 Eastbay Youth All-America Bowl in San Antonio on January 9th.

Arrington was given a special jersey presentation at Woodward Academy last week to celebrate this huge achievement. 

Arrington will play linebacker for the East team.  The Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl brings together the top youth talent in the nation, and many of the top players receive college attention after being part of these bowl games.

Several thousand youth all-stars were nominated for this honor, and athletes had to fill out a form and submit a highlight reel.

I want to congratulate Arrington Farrar for achieving this great honor and I look forward to hearing about all your future accomplishments.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport unveils the Atlanta Military Gateway youth art program

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport unveils the Atlanta Military Gateway youth art program

Atlanta, GA-- (submitted by the Atlanta-Airport) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is proud to unveil the Atlanta Military Gateway youth art program to honor the many military members who pass through the world’s busiest Airport.  The new exhibit located in the north terminal features artwork created by students of Metro Atlanta schools and framed by the Rotary Club of Atlanta.

WHO:           Louis Miller, Aviation general manager                                                          

                        Clark Dean, Rotary Club of Atlanta, Troop Support Committee Chair

                        Valerie Hartman Levy, President, Million Mom March

                        Brigadier General Eric Porter, U.S. Army Forces Command

                        Lindsey James, Director of Extended Services, Charles R. Drew Charter School

                        Charles R. Drew Charter School fourth-grade student artists

WHAT:         News conference to unveil and dedicate the Atlanta Military Gateway youth art program

WHEN:         Tuesday, December 7

                        10:30-11:15 a.m.

                        Dedication ceremony, followed by tour     

Collective Renaissance Guild to Honor Toni Braxton and Martin Luther King III at Annual Winter Ball

Collective Renaissance Guild to Honor Toni Braxton and Martin Luther King III at  Annual Winter Ball

Atlanta, GA--  The Collective Renaissance Guild (CRG) in partnership with Ford Motor Company and Perennial Sports and Entertainment will hold its 3rd Annual Winter Ball on Saturday, December 4 at the Delta Air Heritage Museum in Atlanta, GA. Winter Ball 2010: Phoenix Rising, will honor Grammy-Award Winning Artist Toni Braxton for her community service with Autism Speaks and the American Heart Association and Martin Luther King III for his global humanitarian efforts and work as President of the King Center. Phoenix Rising is a tribute to Atlanta as well as the honorees who have all demonstrated resilience and an ability to thrive in challenging times.

Metromix Atlanta’s Cutest Dog Contest

Atlanta, GA--  Do you have the cutest dog in Atlanta?  Everyone thinks their pup is the cutest, but now it's time to put your pooch to the test!  Submit your dog’s photo for the Metromix Atlanta's Cutest Dog Contest! Entries will be accepted until September 26, 2010.  Here’s the link to enter: www.atlanta.metromix.com/cutestdogcontest . 

Mayor Kasim Reed Names new Atlanta Airport GM

Atlanta, GA--  Mayor Kasim Reed today announced that Louis Miller, former Executive Director and CEO of Tampa International Airport, will be the new Aviation General Manager at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

“I am pleased that Louis Miller has agreed to partner with me and the City of Atlanta in our efforts to maintain Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport  as the world’s busiest passenger airport and enhance its role as the primary economic engine for the region,” said Mayor Reed. “Under the experienced leadership of Louis Miller, I am confident that the airport’s safety, security and amenities for passengers will improve dramatically.