Tiwa Works, President & CEO of Atlanta Greek Picnic looks forward to the equally enriching and entertaining celebration and recognizes the positive exposure AGP provides for the city of Atlanta. “It (AGP) brings in a lot of people that are interested in the city and its entertainment. They look at Atlanta as a future destination or vacation city,” he says.
AGP’s Main Events:
The organizers of Atlanta Greek Picnic have planned events in hopes of enlightening the attendees physically, professionally and communally. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6-8 a.m. attendees will enjoy free fitness bootcamps led by skilled and prominent personal trainers.
Wednesday, June 4—The Greek Network: AGP, IBM, State Farm and HBCU Connect will sponsor this mixer at Suite Lounge located at 375 Luckie St. from 6-10 p.m.
Thursday, June 5—2nd Annual HBCU & Black Greek Diversity Job Expo: AGP and HBCU Connect will host 40 companies and organizations seeking qualified candidates including U.S. Government Agencies, Intel, IBM, Chrysler, Nordstrom, Macy’s Inc., McGraw Hill Financial, State Farm and others. This two-in-one expo also serves as a professional development seminar featuring keynote speaker, Tony Gaskins Jr. The job expo takes place in the Marriott Marquis’ International Ballroom from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Friday, June 6—$10,000 Greek Step Show: Nine rhythmically talented step teams from various states will deliver originally choreographed performances at the Morehouse Forbes Arena in hopes of winning $10,000 to use towards their individual chapter advancement and funding of service projects in their respective community.
Saturday, June 7—Community Service at Atlanta Furniture Bank: This service from 8:30-11:00 a.m. will provide quality furniture to those relocating from homeless shelters. In addition to the hands-on volunteering, AGP will present a $1,500 check to the Atlanta Furniture Bank as continued support.
While this weekend will cater to the members of The Divine Nine, the public is welcome to attend every event excluding the official picnic held on the historical Morris Brown Campus. For a complete list of events, AGP details or to purchase event tickets visit: www.atlantagreekpicnic.com. Also, be apart of AGP’s social media following via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Klout.
About Atlanta Greek Picnic, Inc.
AGP is an avenue used to empower, enlighten, reach and unite all those of The Divine Nine organizations to build relationships within the council that will in turn serve their communities. This event came from humble beginnings to building nationwide acclaim amongst members and non-members of NPHC by welcoming a collective 85,000 attendees.