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LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

LittlePINKBook.com invites women to join conversation Nov. 12 with top female executives

ATLANTA -- LittlePINKBook.com, America’s No. 1 digital platform for career women, will host its 9th Annual Fall Empowerment Event on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Top-level female executives will share their experiences with rising through the corporate ranks to an audience of like-minded, successful women motivated to get there.  

Executives on the panel will be asked questions from the event’s moderator, Carol Costello, anchor at CNN Newsroom, Little PINK Book’s CEO and Founding Editor Cynthia Good as well as attendees. Panelists include:

Grammy winner Dorinda Clark-Cole to celebrate 4th anniversary of local church

Grammy winner Dorinda Clark-Cole to celebrate 4th anniversary of local church

SMYRNA, Ga. -- Impact Worship Center will celebrate four years of service with Grammy award-winning gospel artist, Dr. Dorinda Clark-Cole of the legendary Clark Sisters with special guest speaker, Bishop Arthur T. Jones, Sr., of All People International Church of Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday, October 13 during the 10 a.m. worship service. This event is an open invitation for the public to attend.

Known as one of the fastest growing churches in the metro area, IWC is led by Pastor Dr. Arthur T. Jones, Jr. and his wife, Lady Tonya.

Impact Worship Center is located in the heart of Smyrna and conveniently situated off I-285. It's a place that members come to experience an empowering and refreshing life changing move of God. All are welcome to attend the 4th anniversary celebration featuring Dr. Dorinda Clark-Cole.

Forbes 400 list features 7 Georgians

Forbes 400 list features 7 Georgians

(WXIA) -- Forbes has unveiled its 2013 list of America's richest people.

Bill Gates topped the list for the 20th year in a row, with a net worth of $72 billion. He also reclaimed the title of richest person in the world from Mexican investor Carlos Slim. Warren Buffett placed second with $58.5 billion.

America's richest range in age from 29 (Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, worth $5.2 billion) to 98 (philanthropist David Rockefeller, Sr., worth $2.8 billion). The stakes were so high this year that 61 U.S. billionaires didn't make the cut, according to Forbes.

Seven Georgians are on this year's list. Anne Cox Chambers, 93, is No. 29 with a net worth of $13.5 billion; she is the daughter of Cox Enterprises founder James M. Cox. Her nephew Jim Kennedy, 65, is chairman of the company and is No. 61 on the list with a net worth of $6.7 billion.

Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett Cathy, 92, is No. 68 with a net worth of $6 billion.

UHY Advisors taps Valerie Simone as Senior Manager in Management & Technology Consulting

UHY Advisors taps Valerie Simone as Senior Manager in Management & Technology Consulting

MARIETTA, Ga. -- UHY Advisors Southeast today announced the appointment of Valerie Simone as Manager in the firm’s Management & Technology Consulting group, with a focus on the Enterprise Optimization practice.  Simone will be based in the Atlanta office, serving UHY clients nationwide.  She brings more than 15 years of exceptional experience in management, performance improvement, and professional consulting in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, and wellness industries. Simone reports to UHY Advisors’ Principal in the southeast, Cynthia Hannafey.

“Valerie Simone’s strong technical knowledge and background in process improvement methodologies make her a highly qualified new addition to the UHY Advisors team,” said Hannafey.

John Travolta crashes Atlanta couple's wedding

John Travolta crashes Atlanta couple's wedding

ATLANTA -- Your wedding day is one of the biggest, most memorable days of your entire life -- but what if a celebrity crashed it?

It happened to a Vinings couple who got married last week.

John Travolta surprised Katelyn and Ben Elliott when he stopped by their Brasstown Valley Resort wedding and even posed in some photos.

PHOTOS | John Travolta at Katelyn and Ben's wedding

The newlyweds talked about their A-list wedding crasher Wednesday morning on 11Alive News.

"Some of my bridal party was at the sports bar the night before the wedding, and they met him and he kinda asked about us," Katelyn explained.

She added that she and Ben met Travolta in the lobby of their hotel that night, but didn't expect to see him again.

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

Life & relationship strategist Kenny Pugh launches program for teen pregnancy

In support and partnership with The National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy Life & Relationship Strategist, Author and Speaker,Kenny Pugh (http://www.kennypugh.com) will launch Abstinence Matters