The Georgia Diabetes Coalition Successful 2013 Awards Reception with Over 150 Guests
Atlanta, GA, October 12, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- On Thursday October 3rd, 2013 The Georgia Diabetes Coalition (www.GDCToday.org) celebrated another successful annual "Denim & Diamonds" Community Awards Reception with over 150 guests at the Emory Conference Center Hotel. The evening commenced with an energetic pre-reception networking session and photo's with guests arriving in their best pair of Denims and best piece of Diamond or shimmering accessory. Tri-Regional Faith and Community Health Summit attendees retired to the reception to participate in the awards ceremony.
Keynote speaker, former NFL player, Mr. Kendall Simmons was seen being very interactive the guests prior to his inspirational and moving recollection of his journey with Diabetes. Kendall could be seen talking with guests, laughing with guests and taking photos with guests. One of the youngest attendees, high school student of the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology eagerly waited to capture a one on one photo with Kendall, who was honored to be recognized by this young man.
Special Honoree Dr. Guillermo Umpierrez from Grady hospital was supported by dozens of his co-workers who attended and expressed admiration for the doctor. He was recognized for his direct work in the diabetes community.
The evening continued with uplifting and empowering award acceptance speeches and networking. More details of the 2013 reception may be found online via www.GDCToday.org. Executive Director, Mr. John Riley extends a special thank you to his steering committee & committee chairs for contributing to the success of the 2013 " Denim and Diamonds" Reception.
The GDC thanks all sponsors for their support and partnership. Plans are already underway for the 2014 "Denim and Diamonds" Community Awards Reception which is scheduled for November 6th. Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the 2014 reception. Please contact the office for details.