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ABW GOLF TOURNAMENT

August 23, 2022

FIND OUT HOW TO PLAY FOR FREE! ABW GOLF TOURNAMENT Monday, November 28, 2022 Country Club of Roswell   Go to www.donorrise.com/ABWGolf/Golf2022 to register. View Updates tab to be an Ambassador fundraiser to play free and win prizes! Go to www.abwgolf.givesmart.com for the Auction! Questions? Contact John White at johngfgs@gmail.com or 404-310-7176  

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The 15th Annual Vincent J. Dooley Scholarships Recipients for school year 2021-2022

May 23, 2022

Ms. Isabel Calimlim of St. Vincent’s Academy and Mr. Matthew Brown of Wesleyan School have been named as the two recipients of the four-year scholarship of $1000 per year. These two recipients will also each receive $500 to donate to the charitable organization of their choice. Coach Vince Dooley and the GHSA Executive Director Dr.…

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Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Collegiate, and High School Athletes recognized at Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Awards

May 2, 2022

The 17th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, an award given to the most outstanding role models among athletes, announced the Professional, Collegiate, and High School honorees for its 2022 ceremony held April 28th at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.  Special thanks go out to our patrons and sponsors.  The free photo gallery…

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15th Annual Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships

March 18, 2022

SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS ANNOUNCED! Our ceremony at the College Football Hall of Fame in downtown Atlanta will take place from 10AM to noon on Saturday, May 21st, with attendance for all Dooley Award recipients listed below with the Scholarship Finalists (plus their families/coaches/AD). All student-athletes will be notified soon of the online RSVP process to log…

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ESPN’s Jay Harris announced as Master of Ceremonies for April 28th Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup

March 13, 2022

Jay Harris joined ESPN in February 2003, and is most often seen as anchor of the Saturday and Sunday morning, and Monday noon editions of SportsCenter. Harris’ journalism career spans more than 30 award-winning years in television and radio news.

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Athletes to be recognized April 28, 2022 at 17th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Awards at College Football Hall of Fame

March 6, 2022

Ticketing, sponsorships, and live auction open now! The 17th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, an award given to the most outstanding role models among athletes, has announced the honorees for its 2022 award ceremony, to be held April 28th at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. Leading the night’s honorees will be Jackie…

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Athletes For A Better World Selects SSEC to Lead Sports Marketing Efforts

January 14, 2022

Athletes for a Better World (ABW) has selected Sports Sponsorships and Events Consulting, LLC (SSEC) to lead sponsorship and sports marketing strategies on behalf of the national non-profit organization. ABW oversees and operates The Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup and the Vincent J. Dooley Awards & Scholarships. Both programs were developed to celebrate athletes and their…

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Collegiate Athletes to be recognized April 28, 2022 at 17th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup Awards

January 6, 2022

The 17th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, an award given to the most outstanding role models among athletes, has announced the collegiate honorees for its 2022 award ceremony, to be held April 28th at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta.

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Athletes for a Better World announces Board appointments

December 17, 2021

Athletes for a Better World (ABW) Board Chairman Steve Petyerak announced recent Board Director appointments.  “The additions to the Board represent a remarkable blend of subject matter experts who will help expand our mission to teach and reward athletic character,” said Petyerak.  ABW amplifies its “Code for Living” in its character curriculum, and then confers…

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Inaugural ABW Golf Tournament a major success!

August 27, 2021

The inaugural ABW Golf Tournament conducted on Thursday, October 21st at North Fulton Golf Course (Chastain Park) in Atlanta was an overwhelming success as noted by the players and sponsors. Proceeds from the event will benefit the ABW college scholarship fund. Workday was the Presenting sponsor, with Southern Company as the Diamond sponsor. Golfers enjoyed…

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