Friday, July 20, 2012
Atlanta City Councilmember C.T. Martin will be inducted into the Atlanta Business League’s Legends
Hall of Fame on Tuesday, July 24, 2012. The induction ceremony will take place
following a 6 p.m. gala reception at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, located at
265 Peachtree Center Avenue.
Atlanta Business League (ABL) has recognized business owners, professionals, and
community and civic leaders in Metropolitan Atlanta for many years. It’s
annual Men of Influence Reception & Induction Ceremony provides an
opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of Atlanta’s outstanding
African-American men. The list includes the names of black men in metro Atlanta
communities who have achieved professional accomplishments as well as
demonstrated their commitment to the citizens of Metro Atlanta through their
continuous efforts and involvement in community and civic activities.
The ABL’s Legacy Award
will also be presented to one legend whose efforts, good deeds and impact will
outlast the test of time and positively impact the community for generations to
For over 30 years, C.T.
Martin has provided professional services in a number of areas including
education, social services, enfranchisement and voter rights, government (local,
state, and federal), and private business enterprise. Serving his 5th
term representing the residents of District 10, Councilmember Martin has held
three key chairmanships including the Human Resources, Public Safety and
Transportation committees. For more than 20 years, he has served the National
Scholarship Service for Negro Students, (NSSFNS) influencing college minority
recruitment policy nationwide. Councilmember Martin has also received more than
200 community service awards and is a member of the Southwest Hospital Medical
Center Foundation, the Fulton County Board of Directors, the Atlanta City
Employees Credit Union Board of Directors, the West End Medical Center Board of
Directors and Another Way Out, Inc.