Lattimer Communications Promotes Isadora Brown to VP

1/24/2014, 1:47 p.m.

Isadora Brown , Lattimer Communications new vice president.

Isadora Brown , Lattimer Communications new vice president.

ATLANTA - Lattimer Communications announced that Isadora V. Brown, director of Account Planning and Consumer Engagement, has been promoted to vice president.

Isadora joined Lattimer Communications in 2002 as an account executive, and during her tenure with the agency has led highly-effective marketing and public relations programs for a range of clients including Brand Atlanta, Visit Orlando, Arkansas Health Connector, Peach State Health Plan and Georgia Power.

As Vice President, Isadora will oversee all departments in the agency and lead new business initiatives.

Isadora is an Honors graduate of Spelman College and holds a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology.  She is a member of both the Alabama and Georgia Chapters of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), the Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), and the Black Public Relations Society, Atlanta Chapter.

She serves on the Executive Board of the Birmingham Chapter of the American Marketing Association as Vice President of Membership. Isadora is also the president of the PTSA at Woodland Middle School in East Point, Ga. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and Jack & Jill of America, Inc.

Attend ‘School Choice and Georgia’ on Jan. 28

“School Choice and Georgia: An Update,” at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Cobb County’s Georgian Club features a panel discussion with three of Georgia’s leading education experts: Jim Kelly and Ben Scafidi and Eric Wearne. The first 50 people to register for this event will receive their very own school choice woobie.

This event is $25 to attend. Register online by Friday, January 24 at http://weblink.donorperfect.com/SchoolChoiceandGeorgia.

Steve Harvey Offers Exclusive Apprenticeship Experiences

ATLANTA – Actor, comedian turned media mogul and philanthropist Steve Harvey is joining the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program.

For its third year, the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program will offer once-in-a-lifetime apprenticeship experiences to African-American youth looking to pave the way for their futures. Under the umbrella of the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation, the talk show host and best-selling author will offer two apprenticeship experiences. The experiences will focus on the areas of philanthropy/community and media/entertainment.

This year’s winners will be exposed to exclusive apprenticeship opportunities. They will work with Harvey and his team on his radio shows, with his entertainment company and the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation’s mentoring camps.

Now through March 15, parents, relatives, friends and mentors may nominate an aspiring young person for the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program by visiting www.coke.com/payitforward. The program is open to teens and young adults between the ages of 16-21. 

The Home Depot’s 5th annual “Retool Your School” HBCU Grant Program contest

The Home Depot’s 2014 Retool Your School Grant program will award HBCUs. The program will dole out $250,0000 in total, as one $50,000 Tier 1 Grant, 3 $25,0000 Campus Pride Grants for the top 3 HBCUs that receive the most votes and social media activity, and 13 $10,000 Tier 2 Grants. HBCUs are required to submit a brief description of their projects by Feb. 10 for consideration, with full proposal details due by March 10. Online voting will take place from Feb. 17 to April 14 at wwww.retoolyourschoool.com.