ABL

Saturday, July 8 at 7:00 a.m. on The Local Take on  Jazz 91.9 WCLK, I spoke with Quinnie Jenkins, Regional Leader for Community Affairs and Grassroots at Southwest Airlines, about the 11th Annual Atlanta Business League (ABL) Men of Influence Reception and Induction Ceremony.  The ceremony takes place on Tuesday, July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.  Each year, the Atlanta Business League honors African American men business leaders and designate several to be "Men of Influence."

WCLK congratulates Dr. Joyce J. Dorsey, President and CEO of Fulton/Atlanta Community Action Authority on her selection to receive the prestigious Visions of Excellence Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon. Lauded as an organizational developer, social worker and community activist, Dr. Joyce J. Dorsey was molded to develop and lead organizations early in life. She is a Spelman and Atlanta University School of Social Work graduate with career experience in corrections and as a management consultant. She presently serves with the Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority, Inc (FACAA) and participates with Atlanta’s Concerned Black Clergy, Fulton County’s Workforce Investment Board of Directors and many others.

WCLK congratulates Grace Fricks, President & CEO of Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc. on her selection to receive the prestigious Visions of Excellence Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon. In 1999 Fricks founded Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs, Inc. (ACE) to help underserved business owners start or expand their businesses through capital, coaching and connections.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK congratulates Dana L. Lemon, State Transportation Board Member of Georgia/13th Congressional District Georgia Department of Transportation on her selection to receive the prestigious Catalyst Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon.

Jazz 91.9 WCLK congratulates Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. CEO of TWD, Inc. for his selection to receive the prestigious League Leadership Award at the 2017 Atlanta Business League CEO Awards Luncheon on May 16.   In 1990, Mr. Dortch became Chief Administrator for US Senator Sam Nunn, becoming the first African American to serve in this capacity.   Among his many roles and accomplishments, Mr. Dortch serves as CEO or chairman of numerous companies and established the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. as well as economic advocacy organizations.

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