Join Us for the 2023 Community Champion Awards

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Georgia Aquarium

5:30pm Socializing & Silent Auction

7:00pm Dinner & Entertainment

The Community Champion Awards pays tribute to special and deserving recipients in three categories: Individual, Nonprofit and Corporate. These honorees have demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment and have made an indelible impact on improving the Atlanta community. The Community Champion Awards is a fun-filled and inspirational evening featuring dinner, entertainment and surprises.

2023 Event Co-Chairs

Jay Mannelly & Bob Hope

Congratulations to the 2023 Community Champions!


William H. “Bill” Rogers, Jr.

Bill Rogers is being honored for his many charitable endeavors. He is a champion for Truist Financial Corporation’s philanthropy and volunteerism and serves on the boards of a number of local and national organizations. Throughout his career, he has been committed to inspiring and building better lives and communities.


Peach Bowl Inc.

Known as “college football’s most charitable organization,” Peach Bowl Inc. strives to impact people’s lives by celebrating college athletics, through best-in-class events and activities that create charitable donations, scholarships, economic impact, and memorable experiences. Since 2002, $65 million in charity and scholarship contributions has been donated and committed to organizations in need by Peach Bowl Inc.


Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves exemplify how a major league sports team can enrich the life a community. Through their charitable foundation, the four-time World Series champions’ mission is to build community through baseball, engaging Braves Country, reaching vulnerable populations, and improving equity and access in sport, health, education and well-being outcomes for children, families, and communities.

2023 Host Committee

Bob Hope, Co-chair

Jay Mannelly, Co-chair

Jim Adams, III

Frank Bazzel, Jr.

Ken Bernhardt

Jessica Black

Stephanie Blank

Ben Bullock

Ron Canakaris

Dale Cardwell

David Duke

Robert Fowler

Nedom Haley

Terry Head

Rebecca Hogan

Brad Jancik

Taylor Josey

Serena Levy

Rich Mahon

Jay McDonald

Alicia Michael

Frank Moye

Ryan Ramsey

Leah Roberts

Sandy Snow

Win Stewart

Steve Swope

Kathy Waller

Jack Weaver

Sarah Wilder

2023 Emcee, Monica Pearson,
television and radio broadcaster

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors


Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

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