HRC Atlanta Announces Corporate Sponsors and Entertainment for Annual Dinner

Apr 29, 2008, 01:00 ET from Human Rights Campaign

    ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Campaign in Atlanta
 announced this morning the corporate partners for the 21st Annual Atlanta
 HRC Dinner and Silent Auction. The dinner will be held on Saturday, May 3rd
 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Atlanta.
     Each year, the HRC Atlanta volunteer committee hosts the premier HRC
 Atlanta Dinner and Silent Auction. The black-tie event draws thousands from
 the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community and its allies to the
 city to see world-renowned speakers and entertainers, bid on items in a
 silent auction and raise money for the vital work done by HRC.
     Kathy Najimy headlines this year's event as the guest speaker along
 with a special live performance from Billboard recording artist, Crystal
 Waters. Representative John Lewis is also a Featured Speaker.
     The HRC Atlanta Dinner and Silent Auction is one important way to
 celebrate the strength and diversity in the Atlanta community. Last year's
 dinner and silent auction raised over $300,000, led by the tremendous
 support from Atlanta's corporate community.
     Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. returns this year as the Grand Partner
 & Presenting Sponsor. The Coca-Cola Company and Cox Enterprises once again
 join Turner as Presenting Sponsors for this year's dinner.
Additional sponsors include: -- Platinum Sponsors: Deloitte and Delta Air Lines -- Gold Sponsors: Wachovia, Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, SunTrust and The Home Depot -- Silver Sponsors: Macy's, Newell Rubbermaid and Alston+Bird LLP -- Bronze Sponsors: Bank of America and The Fryer Law Firm -- Crystal Sponsor & VIP Reception Sponsor: RBC Centura Bank -- Crystal Sponsors: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Littler Mendelson, P.C., Paul Horning- Smith Barney, Barking Hound Village, and Powell Goldstein LLP -- Equality Sponsors: David Magazine, Southern Voice, Labrys, Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, bizonesource, The Atlanta Pride Committee and Metrotainment Cafes For more information on the dinner, purchasing tickets, and donating to the auction, please visit About The Human Rights Campaign The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of more than 700,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where GLBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. For more information about The Human Rights Campaign please visit Media Contact: D'Lovely Gibson

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