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LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

ATLANTA -- LittlePINKBook.com, America’s No. 1 digital platform for career women, will host its 9th Annual Fall Empowerment Event on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Top-level female executives will share their experiences with rising through the corporate ranks to an audience of like-minded, successful women motivated to get there.  

Executives on the panel will be asked questions from the event’s moderator, Carol Costello, anchor at CNN Newsroom, Little PINK Book’s CEO and Founding Editor Cynthia Good as well as attendees. Panelists include:

Kasim Reed kicks off reelection campaign

Kasim Reed kicks off reelection campaign

ATLANTA -- Popular Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed kicked off his 2013 reelection campaign with a rally on the front steps of City Hall.

The 44-year-old mayor said he held Monday's event mainly to reassure everyone he has no other political ambitions despite receiving several offers.

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"I've got my dream job," the former Democratic state lawmaker said. "Sorry if people think I don't aim high enough ... my mother thinks I should be a senator by now."

"I think I make the mayor's office look sexy," Reed added with a laugh.

When asked about his plans four years from now, he said he wasn't sure.

Winners set to be announced for the 2013 LLS Man & Woman of the Year

Winners set to be announced for the 2013 LLS Man & Woman of the Year

Seventeen outstanding local professionals are vying for the title of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year.  In the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, candidates compete in honor of the 2013 Boy and Girl of the Year, Watson and Mya, who are local blood cancer survivors. The titles are awarded to the man and woman who raise the most funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in a ten-week period which this year the grand total is expected to exceed $600,000. The winners are announced at a Grand Finale Gala taking place this Saturday, June 8th at the Loews Atlanta Hotel and featuring a silent auction, cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment. Vikki Locke and Kelly Stevens of the B98.5FM Morning Show will present as master of ceremonies.

The 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year class includes the following individuals:

NFL Quarterback Cam Newton to make personal appearance at Phipps Plaza Belk

NFL Quarterback Cam Newton to make personal appearance at Phipps Plaza Belk

ATLANTA -- NFL quarterback Cam Newton will make a personal appearance at Belk Phipps Plaza, to showcase his new clothing line, MADE Cam Newton, to the public. Event attendees will have the opportunity to meet Mr. Newton, enter to win a $300 MADE Cam Newton wardrobe, receive an autographed photo and view the new MADE Cam Newton collection.

For more information on date and time of Cam Newton's appearance visit Tastemakermag.com

Chrisette Michele to perform at Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Chrisette Michele to perform at Chastain Park Amphitheatre

ATLANTA -- Chrisette Michele is one artist that you see on videos, see at awards, see in magazines but don't know too much about her personal life.  Although she is very interactive with fans on social networks, fans can now stay in tuned with her day to day schedule. Rather that allow gossip blogs to create their own image of what Chrisette Michelle is really like, she has decided to record her life in a documentary that she is releasing virally.

This up close and personal view will allow fans to understand her engaging persona and her style that she simply calls "My Own!"  This in-depth look isn't scripted and will also show the genuineness of her style. She is the type of chic that will rock a Forever 21 shirt with an exclusive pair of Giuseppe Zanotti stilettos. She is shopaholic and fans will get a chance to see her in her favorite fashions from Paris to NYC. 

Springmont School employee selected for Leadership Sandy Springs

Springmont School employee selected for Leadership Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Ernestine Morgan, admission coordinator for The Springmont School, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Leadership Sandy Springs class.

Leadership Sandy Springs is a non-profit organization that provides participants an opportunity to learn more about the community and the issues facing it. Speakers and activities help class members develop their leadership skills. As part of the program, Morgan will lend her time and skills to various community projects.

Morgan became interested in Leadership Sandy Springs while participating in the Citizen's Police Academy, which is sponsored by the Sandy Springs Police Department.

"With Springmont School having served this community for 50 years, I can't think of a better way to build a stronger partnership with families, city personnel and our school," Ernestine Morgan said.

Ga. native Alan Jackson to perform at Chastain

Ga. native Alan Jackson to perform at Chastain

ATLANTA -- Coweta County's favorite son will return to his home state for a concert later this month.

Country music superstar Alan Jackson will perform at Chastain Park Amphitheater on Friday, Apr. 26 at 7:30 p.m.

Jackson has sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide and recorded 35 #1 singles, including "Chattahoochee," the 1993 ode to metro Atlanta's most famous river.

Tickets to the Apr. 26 show range in price from $35.50 to $75. Visit livenation.com for more information and to reserve your seat.

Chastain Park Amphitheater is located at 4469 Stella Drive NW.