Category Archives: Community

September 06

Be Stewards: Relief for Houston

We’ve all seen images of the devastation that our neighboring states have suffered from Hurricane Harvey. Have you been wondering what you can do to help? Jaimee Robinson, our Catering Sales Manager, will be driving much needed items to the Houston area this weekend to support the thousands of people who have lost so much. […]

August 31

Volunteers Needed!

Calling all Authority actors and actresses! MARTA is seeking about 50 volunteers to participate in the 2017 Full Scale Exercise. This year’s exercise will take place at the Midtown Station, and will include a combination of local police, fire, and EMS responding to an attack on the transit network. They are seeking volunteers to serve […]

July 31

Everybody Wins! Reading Program Opportunity – Sign Up To Be A Mentor Today!

As discussed during last month’s Training Day by Tim Trefzer, our Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, the GWCCA will continue its efforts of impacting our local community through various programs and activities. This fiscal year, our BASE (Basic Needs, Arts & Education, Shelter and Environment) platform will be activated and the Q1 focus is on Arts […]

April 20

Help the Hometown Hawks Soar

The Authority is sending good vibes and well wishes to our hometown B-ballers and neighbors, the Atlanta Hawks, as the team’s best-of-seven first round NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs series against the Washington Wizards shifts to Philips Arena for Game 3 on Saturday and Game 4 on Monday. You are encouraged to wear Hawks gear – or team colors […]

December 12

Be Stewards: The Atlanta Community Food Bank Drive Starts Now

At the Winter Unity Ball this Friday we are asking attendees to donate non-perishable food items in support of our partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank. BUT…. you don’t have to wait until the ball to donate! Collection bins are set-up right now at the following locations: Vibe Room (Building B, 4th floor office tower) […]

November 17

Be Stewards: Recycling drive has been extended through December

Good news team, we’re extending the recycling drive until December 12th!  We are accepting the following items: Clothing Paper, plastic, aluminum  Electronics Batteries. Please bring all items to the employee entrance near Public Safety. There will be additional bins in the M.A.R.S.H. for electronics. And….. if you can prove that you contributed to our drive […]

November 02

Georgia Historical Society marker at C.O.P. commemorates ’96 Games

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, the Georgia Historical Society hosted a marker dedication ceremony for a commemorative plaque at Centennial Olympic Park honoring the 1996 Summer Olympics. Among those in attendance were: Georgia World Congress Center Authority Executive Director Frank Poe, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games CEO Billy Payne, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and Ambassador Andrew […]