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The Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation to Honor Arthur Blank Foundation
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Atlanta, GA--  Stephanie and Arthur Blank and The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation will be honored for exemplary support for public education and Georgia’s youth at the 2010 “A PAGE Turning Event” to be held September 16, 2010, at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  This marks the sixth year of the elegant event sponsored by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE) Foundation.   

“Stephanie and Arthur Blank are well-known for their personal commitment to public education, especially in the area of early childhood intervention,” commented PAGE Foundation President Tom Wommack.  “Their commitment is further reflected in the causes that they and their family members support through the work of The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.  We are delighted to be a part of this most deserved public recognition of their generous commitment of time and financial resources toward the betterment of children’s lives both here in Georgia and nationally,” added Wommack.

Georgia Power President and CEO Michael D. Garrett and former Georgia Chamber of Commerce Chairman Dr. J. David Allen, president of Dr. J. David Allen and Associates, are co-chairs of the Host Committee for the 2010 event.  The gala will begin at The Fox Theatre with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner in the Egyptian Ballroom at 7:30 p.m.  WSB-TV Anchor and Reporter Monica Pearson will be the Mistress of Ceremonies for the banquet. 

Previous honorees include Georgia-Pacific and Georgia-Pacific Foundation President Curley M. Dossman, Jr.; BellSouth and former BellSouth Georgia President Phil Jacobs; Southern Company and Chairman, President and CEO David Ratcliffe; The Coca-Cola Company and The Coca-Cola Foundation Chair Ingrid Saunders Jones; and General Electric Company and General Electric Company Vice Chairman John Rice.

This year’s sponsors of “A PAGE Turning Event” include, at the Valedictorian level:  Georgia Power; at the Salutatorian level: Adams, Hemingway & Wilson, LLP, AT&T Georgia, Emory University, General Electric Company, Genuine Parts Company, Georgia-Pacific, Newell Rubbermaid, The Coca-Cola Company, The Woodruff Arts Center and United Distributors, Inc.; and at the Honors level: Atlanta Housing Authority, Board of Regents, University System of Georgia, Clark Atlanta University, Cox Enterprises, Coxe Curry & Associates, CSX Corporation, Georgia’s Printer, Macon State College, Metro Atlanta Chamber, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, Phil Jacobs, Piedmont Healthcare, Tom Wommack and VALIC.

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