Please join CNU Atlanta for our annual Winter Luncheon on December 6th, 2016 from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at The Shed at Glenwood. Located in Glenwood Park, The Shed will serve a seasonal, three course, family-style meal as Maria Saporta discusses the changes in Atlanta she has observed during her decades of reporting. Afterwards, you'll have a chance to ask your own questions--Need some inspiration or want to share yours? Use #CNUasksMaria to share your thoughts with us!
Registration is limited to 80 people and will close at 5pm on Monday, December 4th. Please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any dietary restrictions we should know about in advance of the event.
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM on Tuesday, December 6th
The Shed at Glenwood, 475 Bill Kennedy Way Southeast, Atlanta, GA 30316
$60.00 for CNU Members, $75.00 for Non-Members
PLEASE NOTE: ABSOLUTELY NO day-of walk-ups will be possible.
Maria Saporta is a journalist who writes a weekly column and news stories for the Atlanta Business Chronicle, a relationship that began in September, 2008. She also is the founder of her own website: www.SaportaReport.com, which provides daily updates on local business, urban and civic issues focusing on metro Atlanta, Georgia and beyond.
Until the end of August 2008, Maria had spent 27 years with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She was its business and civic columnist for more than 17 years - from January 1991 to August 2008.
Maria is an Atlanta native who began her full-time journalistic career in April 1980 with the Macon Telegraph. She received her Master's degree in urban studies from Georgia State University in 1980. And she also holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Boston University. Maria also is a past president of the Atlanta Press Club, continues to serve on its Executive Committee, the Hall of Fame Committee and chairs its "Loudermilk-Young Debate Series" Committee. She also serves as vice president of the Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta, a French cultural organization and school that was founded by her mother in 1963.
Maria was inducted into the Georgia State University Business Hall of Fame in 2012. She also received the Atlanta Business League 2013 CEO Award for Vision of Excellence. Maria was inducted in the 2002 YWCA Academy of Women Achievers. She is a 1999 graduate of the Regional Leadership Institute. She also has been named one of Georgia Trend's 100 Most Influential Georgians in 2000 and 2001: and she has consistently been named as one of the magazine's "Notable Georgians" in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.