ATLANTA, GA — (Marketwire) — 03/09/09 —
A gala fundraising dinner hosted together with the Metro Atlanta Chamber topresent a Georgia-based business leader or institution with the covetedArgon Award. This unique award is presented once a year by Southface inrecognition of outstanding environmental leadership.
Past winners of the Argon Award have included Ray Anderson of Interface,Inc., Sam A. Williams, President of the Metro Atlanta Chamber, EmoryUniversity, Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank, R. E. “Ted” Turner of TheTurner Foundation, Jim Jacoby of Atlantic Station/Jacoby Development, PamSessions of Hedgewood Properties, and Edward Callaway of Callaway Gardens.
Leaders from across Atlanta’s business and environmental communities planto attend the Visionary Dinner where they will dine on a ‘Farm to Table’wine-paired feast of locally grown and sustainably produced foods, preparedand presented by a team of Atlanta’s best chefs.
The evening’s green jobs-focused keynote titled ‘Building the GreenEconomy’ will be given by Bracken Hendricks of the Center for AmericanProgress in Washington, D.C. The event’s title sponsor is Whole FoodsMarket.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009.