Congratulations to our Atlanta Falcons for being named the 2016 NFC Champions after a historic win over the Green Bay Packers. In the team’s 51-year history, the 2016 season is one of the most successful and marks the first time that the franchise competed in a Super Bowl under Arthur Blank’s ownership.
A partnership between the Blank Family Foundation and several city and community-led organizations, Westside Works is a program focused on creating employment opportunities and job training for residents of Atlanta’s Westside communities that neighbor Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Launched in 2014, Westside Works has now trained more than 500 residents through the program, representing more than $10.56 million in wages earned by graduates.
The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground was unveiled in April 2017 and features a stunning 30,000 square-foot headquarter building complete with seven locker rooms, full-service kitchen, dining room and office space. The multi-use facility also offers six full-size fields, including a show pitch with a 2,500-seat stand and separate pavilion for viewing. It will be home to Atlanta United’s youth academy, first team players and club staff.
In April 2017, PGA TOUR Superstore opened its latest store in the Hilton Head / Bluffton area of South Carolina, making it the largest golf and tennis shop in the area. PGA TOUR Superstore now has 29 locations around the country and has more than tripled in size since being acquired by Arthur Blank and AMB Group in 2009. Like many of its other locations, the Hilton Head/Bluffton location offers interactive simulators, practice hitting bays, a putting green and an in-house club-making and repair facility.