Monday, July 25, 2011

GA Representative Alisha Thomas Morgan Fundraising Reception at Vinings Wine Boutique

July 7, 2011, 2011 (ATLANTA) – The Colors of Wine boutique in the Atlanta Vining’s community will be the hosting venue for Georgia Representative Alisha Thomas Morgan’s fundraising reception being held on Friday, July 15, 2011 from 6 – 8pm.

Representative Morgan made waves when she became the first African-American elected official for the Cobb County district in 2002. Emerging victorious from this and similar political and personal challenges, Morgan has built a successful career and life. She continues to make no apologies and shares the lessons she has learned along her journey of trial and triumph in her book No Apologies: Lessons in Life, Love & Politics.

A rising star on the national scene, Morgan is a sought-after speaker and trainer, with clients including the Harvard University Black Policy Conference, the Yale University Women’s Campaign School, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and numerous other national agencies and organizations. Morgan has been named one of the Nation’s 30 Leaders who are under 30 by Ebony Magazine, one of “America’s Young Civil Rights Heroes” by AOL Black Voices, one of fifteen women of the “New Power Generation” by Essence Magazine, and one of Georgia’s “Brightest 40 under 40” by both Georgia Trend Magazine and the Georgia Informer. Morgan has also been featured in the New York Times, The Washington Post, and on both CSPAN and BET.

Visit The Colors of Wine to meet and greet Alisha Thomas Morgan and enjoy wines from far and wide. Suggested contributions are $100 for attending guests or donations can be made online at The Colors of Wine is located at 2355 Cumberland Parkway Boulevard, Atlanta, Ga. 30339.

For more information about Alisha Thomas Morgan, go to and to RSVP to attend A Taste of Things to Come fundraising reception, email Melissa Stewart at or Ansley Evans at

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