This year the
fifth annual Safe Kids Georgia awards breakfast will be Friday, Oct. 4, 2013,
in the beautiful ballroom of the Twelve Hotel, Atlantic Station. "Simple
Solutions, Safer Communities" will pay special tribute to community leaders who
have become Georgia legacies as a result of their initiatives and leadership
The breakfast, co-hosted by Christi Paul, CNN and Lori
Geary, WSB TV, will include David Strickland, Administrator of the National
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Dr. Ileana Arias, Deputy director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Kate Carr, President and CEO of Safe
Kids Worldwide, award winners and remarks from a pediatric injury survivor. The
breakfast will welcome more than 300 of Atlanta's corporate, governmental and
media dignitaries celebrating the essential work provided by law enforcement,
hospitals and fire and emergency services.
It is vital to know that 83
percent of funds raised will go toward programming.
Music will be
provided by the students of Franklin Pond Chamber Music.
Atlantic Station is located in
Midtown Atlanta - off 17th Street, just west of the I-75/85 Connector. If
travelling by car via interstate highway:
- Travelling northbound on I-75/85: take the 17th
Street exit - Exit 251A, turn left, Atlantic Station is located just over
the Connector. Follow signs to Parking or Valet.
- Travelling southbound on I-85: take the
10th/14th/17th Street exit - Exit 84. Take the 17th Street exit, turn
right, Atlantic Station is located on the right. Follow signs to Parking
- Travelling southbound on I-75: take the
16th/14th/10th Street exit - Exit 250. Follow 16th Street access road.
Continue on 16th Street to State Street. Turn right on State Street,
crossing over 17th Street and follow signs to Parking or Valet.
Simply take a ticket at the entrance gate as you
enter the parking deck, be sure to note the color of the section in which you
park and take your ticket with you. On your way back to your car, stop at any
of the 26 pay-on-foot stations or the central cashiering station located below
Central Park on P1. Once you've paid, proceed to any of the garage exits,
insert your ticket into the machine, and be on your merry way.