Salute to Greatness 2012

The King Center event

The King Center

Salute to Greatness Awards Dinner
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
Centennial Ballroom
General Reception, 5:30 pm
Dinner and Program, 6:30 pm

Afterglow Reception immediately following the dinner and program, Regency Ballroom


The Salute to Greatness Award, one of the King Center’s highest honors, is presented during the Annual Salute to Greatness Awards Dinner, to individuals and progressive organizations in recognition of outstanding efforts toward building Dr. King’s Beloved Community.

The award recognizes national and/or international individuals and organizations that exemplify excellence in leadership and have demonstrated a commitment to the principles and philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Salute to Greatness Award was established and awarded for the first time in 1983 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King.



Salute To Greatness Sponsors

January 9, 2012




Delta Air Lines

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC




Georgia-Pacific, LLC

Matlock Advertising & Public Relations

Newell Rubbermaid

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Southwest Airlines Company

The Home Depot

Tony Brewer and Company



Mr. Hank & Mrs. Billye Aaron

Atlanta Daily World

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Atlanta Medical Center

AT&T Georgia

Bank of America

Be A King

Belk Department Store

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Concessions International

Georgia Power

ING Americas

Jackmont Hospitality, Inc

Kaiser Permanente

Lend Lease/MHR International

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company


Publix Super Market Charities, Inc.

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundaton

The Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority

The Portman Companies

TJX Companies



January 13, 2012

Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Centennial Ballroom

265 Peachtree Street NE



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