Join Us for the 2023 Community Champion Awards
Thursday, April 27, 2023
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.
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.