GoodWorks International an international advisory firm hosts a fundraiser for Rep. Meeks in its Atlanta office.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GoodWorks International Hosts Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY)
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 4, 2008 – Ambassador Andrew Young, Co-Chair of GoodWorks International, LLC and Mr. Wallace Ford, President and Chief Operating Officer, recently welcomed Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY) to a fundraiser at its company headquarters in Atlanta, GA. Other notables in attendance were Mayor Shirley Franklin, City of Atlanta, Mr. Louis R. Hall, President of the U.S.-Panama Business Association and Mr. Virgil Hodges, former New York State Commissioner for Labor.
Rep. Meeks is currently in his 6th term in the U.S. Congress, where he is a Member of the House Committee on Foreign Relations, House Committee on Financial Services and Congressional Black Caucus (CBC). He also chairs the CBC Political Action Committee; Rep. Meeks is co-chairing the 2008 CBC Annual Legislative Conference which will be held in Washington, DC, September 24-27, 2008.
Mr. Ford stated, “GoodWorks International recognizes Congressman Meeks as a staunch champion for Africa and the Caribbean. We are looking forward to working with the Congressman in several crucial areas such as, security sector reform in Africa. GoodWorks is taking the lead in this area and Congressman Meeks’s support and counsel will be critical as the firm develops and moves a reform agenda forward on Capitol Hill.”
GoodWorks International, LLC (www.goodworksintl.com) is an international business advisory firm that provides market access, counsel, and strategic services to corporations looking to do business in Africa and the Caribbean. In addition to Atlanta, the firm has offices in Washington, New York, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Angola, Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana.
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