2013 Middelthon-Candler Peace, Justice and Millennium Gate Prize Ceremony

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Thanks to the 2013 Gala Committee.

  • The Board of Directors of the National Monuments Foundation will award The Middelthon-Candler Justice, Peace and Millennium Gate Prizes to four notable Atlantans on this evening.
  • The Gala at the Gate will benefit the work of the National Monuments Foundation and the Mims Park development project in Atlanta’s historic Vine City neighborhood.
  • Corporate sponsorships, tables and individual donor tickets are available at a variety of support levels.


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The Event Venue:

The Millennium Gate
395 17th Street
Atlanta, GA 30363

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The 2013 Winners are

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    Kasim Reed

    Justice Prize - Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed for his stewardship of the city and the state, but particularly for his support of the National Monument Foundation's plans for rebuilding Historic Mims Park, which will positively impact the redevelopment of the West End.

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    Monica Pearson

    Peace Prize –Legendary WSB-TV anchor Monica Pearson for her long-time dedication to bringing communities together and raising community awareness of issues that impact everyone—from children to the elderly.

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    Kelly Loeffler and
    Jeff Sprecher

    Millennium Gate Prize - Kelly Loeffler and Jeff Sprecher for their visionary business leadership and commitment to building community and the economic future of Atlanta. The couple has helped bring the world’s financial exchange attention to Atlanta and Kelly is inspiring a new generation through women’s professional sports. Kelly Loeffler is Vice President of Corporate Affairs at IntercontinentalExchange and co-owner of the Atlanta Dream, the WNBA team. Her husband, Jeff Sprecher, is a Founder of InterContinentalExchange, Inc., and currently serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

About The Middelthon-Candler Prizes:

The Middelthon-Candler Prizes were created with the Millennium Gate in 2009. Matthew A. Middelthon, the great-great-great grandson of Coca-Cola founder Asa G. Candler, established the Middelthon-Candler Millennium Gate, Peace and Justice prizes to continue the family’s extraordinary stewardship of the city of Atlanta.