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The Farewell Rooftop Reception

Last Thursday evening I attended the Metro Atlanta Chamber's (MAC) Farewell Rooftop Reception. 

It was a gathering of former and current employees and friends to celebrate one last time on the ever-so-cherished J.B. Fuqua Rooftop, where views of the Atlanta skyline and an overlook of Centennial Olympic Park provide a breath-taking setting. The room was filled with lots of history, laughter, and people who helped shape Atlanta and the metro area into the international destination it is today.

The Farewell Reception was spawned by last year's decision for MAC to sell its building to the Georgia World Congress Center Authority to expand Centennial Olympic Park. The building will be demolished to provide more greenspace in the area. MAC will move to a new location on Peachtree.

I am saddened to see the building go. MAC- the organization, the people, and the building welcomed me into its family as an intern in 2012. It's been family ever since and the building itself will always hold a special place in my heart.

I write with a heart full of gratitude and a memory loaded with cherished memories of relationships, meetings, and experiences that were formed at MAC's current building.

Although I don't want to see the current building go, I am excited for MAC's future. It is an incredible organization and I am blessed to be part of the family.

The building and my time on the rooftop last Thursday evening will always be cherished.

At MAC's Farewell Rooftop Reception last Thursday evening, Oct. 13, 2016.


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