Thursday, March 17, 2016

Central Atlanta Progress Celebrates 75 Years of Impact

Dr. Andrea Videlefsky
 ATLANTA, GA  – 2016 is a landmark year for Central Atlanta Progress (CAP).

  It marks 75 years of efforts to foster a strong, vibrant and thriving central city, 75 years of supporting local business and encouraging economic growth and 75 years working in the heart of Atlanta to keep Downtown relevant.  

This all results in 75 years’ worth of celebrating at the 2016 Annual Meeting.
Make plans to attend the Central Atlanta Progress Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 31st in the Georgia Aquarium’s Dolphin Theatre.  

Kicking off at 7:00 a.m., the breakfast event will bring together more than 1,100 of the city’s top executives, elected officials and community partners.

A.J. Robinson
“As we enter into this period of incredible growth and investment in our central city, CAP’s work to champion a vibrant, attractive, clean and safe Downtown is more critical than ever,” said CAP President A.J. Robinson.  

“At this year’s Annual Meeting, we look forward to celebrating our rich past, while showcasing the changing face of Downtown and demonstrating how CAP will catalyze ongoing investment, and foster public-private partnerships, to leverage the positive activity that is shaping our community.”

With the theme “75 Years of Progress”, the event will highlight the myriad of accomplishments the organization has realized since its creation in 1941 and recognize the following individuals and projects that have had a profound impact on the heart of the city. 

Bernie Marcus is the 2016 Dan Sweat Award recipient and Daffodil Project founder Andi Videlefsky will receive this year’s Turner Downtown Community Leadership Award.  On the occasion of its 20th Anniversary, Centennial Olympic Park will be presented with the prestigious Downtown Economic Impact Award.

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