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OFFICE OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY
Southeast Regional Office
730 Peachtree Street, N. E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Phone: · 526-3194
NEWS for immediate release
REGIONAL DIRECTOR MAKES - PRESENTATION
The Regional Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity will present
Urban Servic·e Awards to seventeen Geo.rgia individuals and organizations at 3 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon, January 23, at Atlanta's City Hall.
Dr. Ralph A. Phelps, Jr.,
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will make these presentations on behalf of Sargent Shriver, Director of OEO, who
announced the name~ of Georgia honorees last week.
This honor is for those individuals and organizations "whose dedicated efforts
to alleviate the proplems of the poor in America's cities have helped create a
better life for our citizens," according to the award.
The individuals in Georgia included: in Columbus,,Mrs. Virginia .Barfield;
in Athens, Judge James Barrow; in Augusta, Reverend E. O. Waldron; and in Atlanta,
Mrs. Mattie Ansley, Honorable Ivan Allen, Jr., Boisfeuillet Jones, Dr. Vivian Henderson,
William W. Allison, Dr. William Holmes Borders, Dan Sweat, Mrs. Earl Metzger, Jr.,
and the award to Charles O. Emmerich, Sr., the late Director of Economic Opportunity
Atlant~, will be accepted by his widow and son.
Receiving the awards made to organizations will be: Augustus· H. Sterne for
the Atlanta Chamber of Comme rce; Ray Moore, Jim Giltmier and Abe Gallman for ' television
WSB; Editor Jack Spalding for the Atlanta Journal; Editor Eugene Patterson for the
Atlanta Constitution; and Publish er N. S . Hayden ann Reporter Bob Ingle for the Athens
Banner - Her a ld a nd At hens Da i ly News.


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