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Georgia First Generation Foundation Nominated for Gwinnett Chamber's Impact Regional Business Awards

Updated: Jan 19, 2023

Gwinnett County (METRO ATLANTA) GA – [FEBRUARY 18, 2019] – Recognized as a leading organization, Georgia First Generation Foundation has been nominated for an IMPACT Regional Business Award. Reflective of Gwinnett and metro Atlanta, the program pays tribute to premier organizations in top industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while enhancing our quality of life.

Since our founding in 2016, we have grown our team and our network in assuring that first generation students are getting the mentorship they need to succeed after high school, and this nomination is evident that our efforts are changing lives. ​Charbel Aoun, Founding President

Recipients will be selected in the following sectors: • AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction) • Education • Healthcare • Hospitality • Information Technology • International • Nonprofit • Service • Small Business An overall IMPACT Regional Business Awards recipient will be selected from one of the above category winners.

Now in its fifth year, the program has provided exposure to more than 1,500 best-in-class businesses. Bringing together leaders across these important industries is another example of how the Gwinnett Chamber can fulfill its mission to serve as a community forum,” said Dr. Dan Kaufman, president & CEO of the Gwinnett Chamber. ​

The awards ceremony will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the Infinite Energy Forum. For more information, visit ​​ MEDIA CONTACT Allison Smith | PROGRAM CONTACT Cally D’Angelo | 678.957.4958 | Georgia First Generation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity helping first generation students become the next generation of leaders and forward-thinkers. For more information, visit

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