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Comcast Awards Grant, Laptops at City Council Meeting
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Comcast Awards Grant, Laptops at City Council Meeting

Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs mobilized more than 200 volunteers earlier this year for her annual Earth Day community cleanup event in partnership with Comcast Cares. To reward the councilwoman and District 2 residents for their efforts, Comcast presented a grant in the amount of $3,300 at last night's city council meeting. Councilwoman Gumbs said that Stonewall Tell Elementary, Cliftondale Elementary and Westlake High will be the beneficiaries of the funds. (Story continues below) “I am inspired by the tremendous enthusiasm and dedication that Comcast has for giving back to the local city of South Fulton community,” Councilmember Gumbs said. “Comcast Cares Day illustrates the positive impact that we can make on the world around us by coming together to celebrate volunteerism ...
Willis, Gumbs Team up to Court Small Business Owners at Tennis Center Event
Business

Willis, Gumbs Team up to Court Small Business Owners at Tennis Center Event

The city of South Fulton is ramping up its efforts to attract new small business owners and cultivate relationships with those already in city limits. Tonight, Councilwomen Helen Z. Willis and Carmalitha Gumbs will host a "Business Showcase" at the South Fulton Tennis Center (5645 Mason Road) starting at 5:00 p.m. Business owners will have an opportunity to network with elected officials and the city's administrators, as well as other movers and shakers across a wide range of industries. Christopher Pike, the city's economic development administrator, will provide insight into how to do business with the city. “We are making it a priority to create a supportive environment for the more than 1,800 small businesses located in the City of South Fulton,” said Councilwoman Willis. “Our b...
Healthy South Fulton 2nd Annual Family Fun Day

Healthy South Fulton 2nd Annual Family Fun Day

Healthy South Fulton Family Fun Day returns to Sandtown Park on July 20 starting at 10:00 a.m. The annual event is sponsored by Touch of Life Chiropractic in partnership with Councilwomen Catherine Foster Rowell and Carmalitha Gumbs. The event connects families to local health care providers, youth services, and a variety of product vendors. More than 1,500 attendees are expected and an estimated 750 backpacks will be given away to help local students prepare for the upcoming school year.
Councilwoman Gumbs Selected for ARC Regional Leadership Institute
Government

Councilwoman Gumbs Selected for ARC Regional Leadership Institute

The Atlanta Regional Commission recently announced that it has tapped 56 public, private, education and nonprofit leaders for the 2019 Regional Leadership Institute (RLI). Three City of South Fulton leaders have been selected: Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs; Stacy Blakley, associate, T.Y. Lin International; and Dwayne Patterson, vice president of strategy and engagement, The Partnership for Southern Equity. They will have the opportunity to dig into key regional issues during the week-long leadership development program to be held in Savannah from September 22 – 27. The 2019 RLI class will delve into the importance of regional collaboration to ensure the metro Atlanta area's success, with topics including water sustainability and resources, barriers to full employment and region...
Conference Brings Media Pioneer Cathy Hughes to South Fulton
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Conference Brings Media Pioneer Cathy Hughes to South Fulton

The Wise Women Prosper Conference kicks off on June 7 at the Aviation Cultural Community Center (3900 Aviation Circle). The three-day conference is billed as the "ultimate experience for women destined and determined to live purpose-filled lives." This year's theme is "Maximum Impact." Scheduled speakers on the June 8 agenda include City of South Fulton Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs, Shirley Luu, Bonnie Stinson Bond, Keyuna Faye Webster, Tenisha Bibbs, Dr. Victrena Washington, Charleen Ray and Twana Johnson. Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc. will appear as a special guest. At the helm of Urban One, formerly Radio One, Cathy Hughes has made history as the first African-American woman to chair a publicly held corporation. She was also the first woman to own a ...

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