Please join us as we honor mothers who go above and beyond their responsibilities as parents and citizens and have an impact on the wellbeing of children and mothers in their communities. We will also recognize Georgia’s incredible current and Former First ladies who have paved the way for improvements to maternal, infant & child health for generations to come.
FEATURING OUR HONORABLE EMCEE - NICOLE CARR - WSB-TV CHANNEL 2 NEWS
Nicole began her journalism career in 2005 and has reported for stations in Greensboro, NC and Nashville, TN before joining WSB-TV in Atlanta, GA. Nicole was awarded a reporting fellowship through the International Center for Journalists. From Beijing, she produced a series revolving around North Carolina furniture and agriculture trade with China. Nicole is a proud graduate of Winston-Salem State University and Syracuse University, where she earned a master's degree in broadcast journalism. While journalism is her passion, Nicole's most important work is at home as a wife and mother of two beautiful girls.
COMMUNITY HONOREES - INSPIRING MOTHERS OF GEORGIA
We are looking for individuals who go above and beyond their responsibilities as parents and citizens and have an impact on the wellbeing of children and mothers in their communities. We will honor several individuals representing different communities and regions at this event. The nomination period closed on February 9, 2017. Nominees have been notified and winners will be announced prior to the event.
HONORING GEORGIA'S FIRST LADIES
We are proud to announce that we will be honoring Georgia’s incredible current and former First Ladies who have paved the way for improvements to maternal, infant & child health forgenerations to come. Please join us in celebrating their many respective accomplishments:
- Sandra Deal, Current First Lady of Georgia, Championing Safe Sleep practices across Georgia to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
- Mary Perdue, First Lady of Georgia (2003-2011), Improving foster care for children and prioritizing child abuse and neglect prevention through the Our Children Campaign.
- Marie Barnes, First Lady of Georgia (1999-2003), Supporting partnerships to expand newborn screening and connect families with vital resources.
- Shirley Miller, First Lady of Georgia (1991-1999), Enhancing early childhood development and education throughout Georgia.
- Rosalynn Carter, First Lady of Georgia (1971-1975), First Lady of the United States (1977-1981), Fighting against stigma and ensuring mental health parity. Paving the way for current dialogue on perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
- Mary Elizabeth Talbot Busbee, First Lady of Georgia (1975-1983), Increased early childhood immunizations across Georgia and worked to prevent birth defects. Mrs. Busbee is being honored in memoriam.
DON'T WANT TO PAY PROCESSING FEES? Send your check to "Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia" along with this form to 2300 Henderson Mill Road, Suite 410, Atlanta, GA 30345 no later than April 14, 2017.