BBBS 14th Annual Legacy Awards



ATLANTA– The 14th Annual Legacy Awards Gala was held Saturday, September 13th, 2008, at The Georgia Aquarium. BBBS honored a pair of Atlanta’s most respected philanthropists, Stephanie and Arthur Blank. BBBS successfully raised $385,000 to support the children of metro Atlanta. Thank you to everyone who attended for being a part of this amazing night. Thank you also to the host committee: Kathy Betty, Sharmeen & Greg Hawkins, Sarah & Jim Kennedy, Joan & Rick Smith, and Jeannie & Ron Stewart for all of their hard work in preparing for this event.

Special accolades to all of the sponsors who helped to make this Legacy Award Gala a success. For additional information, contact Special Events Manager Saniyyah Griffin at 404-601-7064 or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

In Photo: (Left to right) Paul & Carol Garcia (event chairs), Stephanie & Arthur Blank (honorees), Janice McKenzie-Crayton (BBBS of Metro Atlanta CEO), and Lynn Swann (emcee).  Photo is courtesy of Ben Brown Photography.

The 2008 Legacy Awards Sponsors

Host Sponsors – Accenture ♦ AT&T♦ Atlanta Falcons Board ♦ BBDO Atlanta ♦ BusinessWise ♦ CheckFree ♦ Cooper Atlanta Transportation Services ♦ Cousins ♦ Darden & Co. ♦ Deloitte & Touche, LLP ♦ Exide Technologies ♦ Georgia Commerce Bank ♦ Georgia-Pacific ♦ Georgia Power ♦ Homrich & Berg ♦ Kathy Betty ♦ KPMG ♦ Leapley Construction ♦ Marcus Foundation ♦ Paul Hastings ♦ Ron Stewart ♦ Russell Reynolds Associates ♦ Tanner, Ballew & Maloof ♦ United Distributors, Inc. ♦ Whoop, Inc.