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Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and Delaware North Partner to Help Fund
02 August ,2013

Media Advisory
August 2, 2013


Monica Fuentes
(404) 772-3015

Media Advisory


Hartsfield-Jackson Airport and Delaware North Partner to Help Fund High School Art Programs

Online auction goes live, local high school artwork on display in Concourse D Midpoint

WHO: Balram “B” Bheodari, Deputy General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Steven Bass, General Manager, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services

Metro-Atlanta Public High School Art Teacher

Metro-Atlanta Public High School Art Teacher

Metro-Atlanta Public High School Student Artist

WHAT: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services will launch an online art auction featuring 14 pieces by local high school students. An art teacher and a student artist will speak to what this program meant for the school. The press conference will conclude with a tour of the artwork on display at Concourse D Midpoint. Several students and teachers will be in attendance and available to speak to the press.

For more information or to see the online auction, visit http://dncforthearts.org. Starting bids range from $100-$200, or interested parties can choose to “buy now” for $10,000.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 6 - 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Concourse D Midpoint, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, 6000 North Terminal Parkway, Atlanta, Georgia 30320

Media attending the event are required to proceed through security checkpoint screening and must arrive by 10:30 a.m. for escort. Please meet at the clock tower in the atrium.

Attendees must bring a valid photo ID. No liquids or gels are permitted unless they are in three-ounce or smaller containers and in a one-quart zip-top bag.

Please RSVP to Monica Fuentes at monica.fuentes@atlanta-airport.com by 6 p.m. Monday, August 5.

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