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Programming on Jazz 91.9 WCLK is made possible in part by support from the Atlanta Business League (ABL), presenting the 40th Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Hyatt Regency Atlanta. This annual event recognizes local CEOs for outstanding participation in minority vendor development and community involvement.

Rob Maynard talked with Tommy Dortch on a special segment on The Local Take on WCLK in Saturday about the Atlanta Business League, and it's upcoming 11th Annual Congress On The State of Black Business in Metro Atlanta. The event takes place all day Monday, April 9 on the campus of Atlanta Metropolitan State College.

The Atlanta Business League (ABL) will host their 84th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 14 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.  At this Annual Meeting business leaders are inducted into the ABL Business Hall of Fame.   On the November 11 edition of The Local Take, we speak with two of the inductees, Noel Khalil and Rodney K. Strong. 

Noel Khalil is the founder and owner of Columbia Residential, LLC which  began in 1991. I speak with Mr. Khalil about his decision to become an entrepreneur.  He shares that his business focuses on affordable housing. 

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.

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