11 Jun John Parkerson Accepts Grant for the World Trade Center from the Buckhead Coalition
On June 2nd John E. Parkerson, Jr., Immediate Past President of the World Trade Center Atlanta and international business attorney at HBS, accepted for the WTC Atlanta a generous grant from former Mayor of Atlanta and President of the Buckhead Coalition Sam Massell. Parkerson was President of the WTC Atlanta during its December 2013 move to Buckhead, where it is located in partnership with the City Club of Buckhead. The Buckhead Coalition funds the grants from sales proceeds of the annual Buckhead Guidebook, which is available at Barnes & Noble and other area bookstores. The Coalition is a nonprofit civic group of 100 business leaders in this northern quadrant of the City of Atlanta, with a mission to “Nurture the quality of life of those who live, visit, work, and play” in its twenty-eight square miles. Chastain Park Conservancy, Garden Hills Pool and Park Ass’n., Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, and Peachtree Heights East Duck Pond were among other grant recipients this year.
Pictured below: Sam Massell, President of the Buckhead Coalition, with Hall Booth Smith International Attorney, John Parkerson.
Pictured below: Annette Cone-Skelton (MoCA GA); John Parkerson (World Trade Center Atlanta); Peggy McCormick (Peachtree Heights East Duck Pond); Sam Massell; Rosa McHugh (Chastain Park Conservancy); Jeff Clark (Garden Hills Pool and Park Association)