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Local Profile: Entrepreneur helps others with BlackBride.com

Atlanta - On January 22nd, the 2nd annual BlackBride.com bridal showcase will return to downtown Atlanta and the Marriott Marquis.


Mary Chatman is the President and CEO of the organization and being a resident of Suwanee, we at 11Alive's Where U Live wanted to sit down and hear her story.


Mary initially worked for BlackBride.com as a writer, but decided to make a power move once the previous owner put the site up for acquisition.  Mary, who has an extensive business background, jumped at the opportunity to acquire the company and over the past 2 years she has led the company through a complete makeover.

Atlanta Medical Center wins top award on annual honor roll

Atlanta Medical Center wins top award on annual honor roll

 

ATLANTA – Recently, Atlanta Medical Center has been named one of only 15 hospitals in the United States to be placed in the Chairman’s category on the Georgia Hospital Association’s (GHA) Partnership for Health and Accountability (PHA) Core Measures Honor Roll.

This, particular, honor is based on clinical data which has been provided by the federal Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), which administers the nation’s Medicare and Medicaid programs.

The chairman’s list is the highest category on the annual list. 

Grady names new VP of government relations

Grady names new VP of government relations

ATLANTA -- Matthew Hicks will join Grady Health System as its new vice president of government relations, the hospital announced Wednesday.

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In his new role, Hicks will manage relationships between Grady and its government partners. He brings more than a decade of relevant experience to the job.

Hicks began his career working on social services and healthcare matters for U.S. Senator Zell Miller. He is also a certified emergency medical technician.

A DeKalb County native, Hicks earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Emory University.

First Data: Consumers held back on spending until end of Nov.

First Data: Consumers held back on spending until end of Nov.

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Consumers knew better deals were coming on Black Friday and held back on spending until the end of November, according to First Data's latest SpendTrend report.

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The privately held Sandy Springs-based electronic payments company reported year-over-year dollar volume growth was up 7.3 percent in November, down from October's 9.4 percent jump.

Dollar volume growth was 8.1 percent, while transaction growth was 6.1 percent in November.

Grady Hospital welcomes new marketing chief

Grady Hospital welcomes new marketing chief

ATLANTA -- Grady Health System announced Tuesday that Lindsay Caulfield will join its executive team as the new senior vice president of planning and marketing.

Caulfield comes to Grady from Cohn & Wolfe, a global public relations agency, where she served as executive vice president. She received her bachelor's degree from Northeastern University and a Master of Science in health communication from Tufts University School of Medicine.

Caulfield will begin working for Grady on Jan. 3.

Holiday Gifts that make mealtime more fun! $15 = $30 worth of personalized plates + placemats

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Local gaming company, Konsole Kingz, launches new iPhone "Spades" App for Kandi Burruss

Local gaming company, Konsole Kingz, launches new iPhone "Spades" App for Kandi Burruss

Atlanta - Konsole Kingz is a new successful business located in Old Fourth Ward.  They are described as a "urban video gaming company" and have just launched the first-ever Spades app for iPhone/iPad users.

Just in time for the holidays, music and TV celebrity Kandi Burruss is bringing a new twist to a classic card game.