Join the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce tonight as it hosts its annual Community Awards Dinner

AGLCC awards gala

Tickets are $99 or $130 for VIP access. Black-tie is optional.

Tonight’s gala will take place at the W Midtown, 188 14th St., Atlanta, Georgia 30361. The dinner starts at 7:30 p.m., but a VIP meet-and-greet starts at 6:00 p.m.

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Here is the list of nominees:

Business Woman of the Year
Simone Bell, GA State Representative (D-58)
Laura Douglas-Brown, GA Voice
Cindy Gardner, Life Touch Coaching
Kelly Spurgeon & Pam Ridgway, Advantage Graphics
Renee Weese, Minerva Planning Group

Business Man of the Year
Matt Hennie, Project Q Atlanta
David Hober, Hober Realty
Rick Kern, MixIt Marketing
Gary Raches, Midtown IT
Thomas Ryan, Carma Productions

Member of the Year
The Artmore Hotel
John Benthal, The Mission Motif
Georgia International Convention Center (GICC)
Perry Phillips, PerriSparkle
Pam Schloemer, Schloemer Bookkeeping

Corporate Ally
Carma Productions
The Coca-Cola Company
Cooper-Atlanta Transportation
Turner Broadcasting Company, Inc.

Guardian Angel
For The Kid In All of Us
Gay Fathers of Atlanta
Out on Film
Positive Impact
Stonewall Bar Association