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Falcons Contingent Makes USO Trip to Iraq

Falcons Contingent Makes USO Trip to Iraq

During the summer of 2018, Falcons Coach Dan Quinn and a contingent of Falcons players, executives and cheerleaders traveled to Iraq to give back and show support for our troops. During the visit, the Falcons had a chance to build a deeper understanding and appreciation for the men and women who serve our country.

The Home Depot Backyard Set to Debut in September 2018

The Home Depot Backyard Set to Debut in September 2018

New renderings have been released for The Home Depot Backyard, an 11-acre greenspace adjacent to Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which will debut in September 2018. The former site of the Georgia Dome will serve as a flex use area for tailgating and parking on game days, as well as a beautiful space drawing a broad range of community programming on non-event days.

Atlanta United Sets New MLS Attendance Record

Atlanta United Sets New MLS Attendance Record

Averaging more fans per game than any other club in Major League Soccer, Atlanta United wrapped its successful, inaugural season in tremendous fashion with two, record-setting matches at home at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Atlanta United’s matches against Orlando City FC on September 16 and Toronto FC on October 22 have both broken the previous MLS single-game attendance record of 69,255, which was set back in 1996.

Westside Works Surpasses 575 Residents Trained

Westside Works Surpasses 575 Residents Trained

A partnership between the Blank Family Foundation and community-led organizations, Westside Works is a program focused on providing job training and creating employment opportunities for residents of Atlanta’s historic Westside communities that neighbor Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Launched in 2014, Westside Works has trained more than 500 residents in the fields of construction, culinary, nursing, and IT, representing more than $15 million in wages earned by graduates.