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P W B AT L A N TA CH A PT ER "What a great group of businesswomen - in a field one might think is only staffed by men. The energy in the room was incredible; these women are passionate about their industry and sincerely there to support one another. It reminded me of my professional women's culinary organization, Les Dames d'Escoffier. I know they are all better working collaboratively and applauding each other's success. I was honored to address the ladies of PWB and had many great one-on-one conversations after my talk," said Mary S. Moore, founder and CEO of The Cook's Warehouse. "Cynthia was a true inspiration to our members. Cynthia delivered her message with great compassion and knowledge about having a good balance in life with your family and your work! You can learn more about Cynthia at," said Betsy Sheppard, PWB Atlanta Council 2015 Chairman (pictured on the left). Educate. Empower. Connect. Our tagline IS our mission. We have been working diligently this year to make sure that we continue to raise the bar in the building industry by providing our members with education, empowerment, and quality opportunities to connect. EDUCATE. A leading cause for PWB Atlanta, education is also a form of empowerment. This year we are proud to again raise money for our scholarship fund. We raised several hundred dollars at our first 2015 meeting alone! We know that this is TABLE SELFIE WINNER! M ARIA RIGGS Maria Riggs, with McMichael & Gray, was our "Table-Selfie" contest winner. one of the best ways to support our members in successfully fulfilling their goals and taking them to another level - a level that they might not otherwise be able to reach. We look forward to announcing our scholarship winner in September. EMPOWER. Our fabulous speakers continue to reinforce that you can accomplish anything! Our first speaker, Angela Williams, overcame a childhood riddled with struggles. She showed us how she was able to turn those struggles into a national movement by starting a thriving non-profit, called VOICE Today, Inc. Its mission is to protect the next generations of children. In April, Mary Moore, Founder and CEO of The Cooks Warehouse, shared her story of success in the world of cuisine mostly dominated by men. She took the PWB members through her journey from being raised on a farm as a child and cooking with her family to owning and operating Atlanta's premier gourmet store and cooking school. Just recently, Cynthia Good, CEO & Founding Editor of Little PINK Book, 31,"

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Atlanta Building News - Fall 2015

Letter from the President By Rob Myers
Education and Events Calendar
Energy Efficient, Healthy Homes Are Result of Sustainable Building Practices
LEGAL CORNER Georgia’s Open Meetings Law
EARTHCRAFT Move to the Head of the Class, Thanks to HB 57
EDUCATION The Greater Atlanta HBA Welcomes Rebecca Branstetter
HOMEAID ATLANTA A Busy Summer at HomeAid Atlanta
SALES AND MARKETING COUNCIL Delivering High Performance Homes
PWB ATLANTA CHAPTER Educate. Empower. Connect.
Index to Advertisers/

Atlanta Building News - Fall 2015