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Winners set to be announced for the 2013 LLS Man & Woman of the Year
Winners set to be announced for the 2013 LLS Man & Woman of the Year

Seventeen outstanding local professionals are vying for the title of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year.  In the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, candidates compete in honor of the 2013 Boy and Girl of the Year, Watson and Mya, who are local blood cancer survivors. The titles are awarded to the man and woman who raise the most funds for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in a ten-week period which this year the grand total is expected to exceed $600,000. The winners are announced at a Grand Finale Gala taking place this Saturday, June 8th at the Loews Atlanta Hotel and featuring a silent auction, cocktail reception, dinner and entertainment. Vikki Locke and Kelly Stevens of the B98.5FM Morning Show will present as master of ceremonies.

The 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year class includes the following individuals:

Robert Bolen, Qumu
Nancy Chambers, Lacoste/Devanlay
Sue Derene
Brandon Hayes, oXYGen Financial
Judy Jones, Primerica Life Insurance Company
Christien Louviere, Anametrix
David Moran, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Dr. Darrell Morton, Mint 32 Dentistry Kelly Napier, Assurant
Blaine Palmer, Palmer House Properties
Matthew Sanna, Fifth Third Bank
David Sawyer, Frazier & Deeter
Nicole Silva, Crosspointe Christian Academy
Stephanie Stanfield, BB&T Wealth
Andrew Taylor, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Scott A. Thomas, Cartoon Network
Dan Webber, Prime Holding BV

The 2013 Atlanta Man & Woman of the Year campaign and Nominating Committee is chaired by Cynthia Alford of Destination South.

“We are very excited about our 2013 Man & Woman of the Year campaign coming to an end. Our candidates have been working hard to raise much needed funds which will be used to provide assistance and hope to thousands of blood cancer patients,” said Cynthia Alford, Committee Chair.

The 2013 Man & Woman of the Year campaign is generously supported by Gold Sponsors: Audi North Atlanta and Anametrix; Silver Sponsors: BB&T, Goizueta Business School and Assurant; and Media Sponsors: Atlanta Business Chronicle and Atlanta Magazine.  Spirits for the Grand Finale Gala are provided by Grey Goose Vodka. To learn more about the Man & Woman of the Year, visit www.mwoy.org/ga.

About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.


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