Choose Success Awards Dinner 2019

Date: March 16, 2019

Location: Flourish Atlanta, 3143 Maple Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

Reception: 6:30 p.m.

Dinner & Program: 7:30 p.m.

This year, Communities In Schools of Atlanta will honor Helen Smith Price, Vice President of Global Community Affairs and President of The Coca-Cola Foundation, for her life-long contributions to CIS and the community. The  program will also recognize students who have overcome challenges, shown outstanding commitment to education and have made a difference in their community. 

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For additional information on attending Choose Success 2019, contact


Past award ceremony speakers and celebrity award presenters have included:

  • Ceasar Mitchell, Atlanta City Council (2009)

  • Atlanta Falcon's Cheerleaders (2009)

  • NFL Legend, Billy "White Shoes" Johnson (2010)

  • Latreesa Cunningham, USA Volleyball Team (2010)

  • Rushia Brown, WNBA All-Star (2010)

  • Jonathan Babineaux, Atlanta Falcons (2012)

  • Rick Rieder, BlackRock (2015)

  • George Johnson (2016)

  • Mike Donnelly, Wells Fargo Bank (2017)

  • Neil Shorthouse, Co-founder of CIS (2018)

  • Patty Pflum, former Executive Director of CIS of Atlanta (2018)

Louise Sams

Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc

President of the Southeastern Region of Wilmington Trust's Wealth Advisory 

Vice Chair and Southeast Region Managing Partner at EY

Sam Johnson
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