Heart of East Point Awards

On April 12, 2019, Councilmembers Stephanie Gordon and Nanette Saucier recognized the contributions of several people in our community at the Heart of East Point Volunteer Awards. This year’s award recipients include:

Building Bridges Award:

State Representative Kim Schofield

State Representative William Boddie, Jr.

Fulton County Solicitor Keith Gammage

Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr.

Congressman John Lewis

Congressman David Scott


Beacon of Light Award:

Pastor Rand Burton and Associate Pastor Kristopher Hosey of Christian Church @ East Point

Rev. Tonjie Clark of St. Paul’s Missionary Baptist Church

Pastor Olu Brown of Impact Church

Pastor Earl L. Calloway at St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church

Bishop Greg Fann of Liberty International Church

Rev Fleming Thompson, Jr. of East Point First Mallalieu United Methodist Church

Helping Hands Award:

Jerrell Shearin of the Georgia Spartans

Armond Dowdell of Unite for Youth, Inc.

 Rafiq Ahmad of 100 Black Men of South Metro


Unsung Hero Award:

Gordon Draves with the East Point Historical Society

Sissy Lang with the East Point Farmer’s Market

Dornelius D. Mayes with Men of Intelligence Association

Tina Dharman with BIDA and the Community of East Point Page

Tal Stansfield with the East Point Main Street Association

Fitzgerald Washington President of the Washington Road Neighborhood Association and Board Member of EPMSA,

Daphne & Walter Jordan with the Anti-Crime Legislation

Charlotte Cagle with the East Point Pension Board