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Gwinnett Chamber 2019 Nominee

Make A Difference Foundation, Inc. nominated for inaugural Gwinnett Chamber Small Business Award

Gwinnett County (METRO ATLANTA) GA – August 8, 2019 – The Gwinnett Chamber inaugural Small Business Awards will showcase those that dare to start, sustain and succeed and the community that supports them. Recognized as an industry leader, Make A Difference Foundation, Inc. (MADF) has been nominated in the Community Contributor Award category.  

“At the Gwinnett Chamber, we believe small business is big business,” said Nick Masino, President & CEO, Gwinnett Chamber and Partnership Gwinnett. “We understand that entrepreneurs are the engines of our economy and we are excited to celebrate their contributions.”

Honoring individuals and organizations alike, designations will be given in the following areas. 

  • Advocate Award 
  • Community Contributor Award
  • Culture Creator Award
  • Emerging Entrepreneur Award
  • Founder Award 
  • Launch Award
  • Minority-Owned/Women-Owned Small Business Award
  • Small Business Award
  • Support System Award


The awards ceremony will be held Wednesday, October 23 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Infinite Energy Forum. For more information, visit GwinnettChamber.org/Small-Business-Awards.



Cally D’Angelo | 678.957.4958 | CDAngelo@GwinnettChamber.org

C.L.A.S.S. 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.) Recipients.

Welcome to the MADF family:  Ms. Elaina Nuckles (5k recipient) – Riverwood International Charter H/S (Georgia Southern University Enrollee), Ms. Keziah Corbett (1k recipient) – Henry W. Grady H/S (Brandeis University Enrollee).

15th Annual MADF/G. Wynn Invitational

Benefiting the Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.) Award

Calling All Golfers... please join us for the 15th Annual MADF/G. Wynn Invitational... benefiting the Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.) AwardThrough C.L.A.S.S., MADF awards $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 educational scholarships to graduating high school seniors throughout Georgia.  

This is our premier fundraising event of the year. Each year, the tournament brings out over 100 golfers and is a great place to network with other community and business leaders, not to mention, enjoy a relaxing round of golf.  This year's event will take place on Saturday May 25, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend) at the Marriott Stone Mountain Golf Club (Lakemont Course).  

To learn more or to register online, please visit our Tournament Webpage .  

We are expecting another well-attended outing and we thank you in advance for supporting our efforts to Make A Difference!

2018 C.L.A.S.S. Recipients

Congratulations to our 2018 Charlotte Lemons Annual Student Scholarship (C.L.A.S.S.) Award recipients:  Mr. Kaelan Harris-Patrick (5k recipient) – Central Gwinnett H/S (Kennesaw State University Enrollee), Ms. McKaila Faison (1k recipient) – Heritage H/S (University of Pittsburgh Enrollee), Ms. Alyesia Thompson (1k recipient) – Booker T. Washington H/S (Tuskegee University Enrollee), Ms. Taylor Reedy (1k recipient) – Arabia Mountain H/S (Georgia Southern University Enrollee), Ms. Jazmyn Finney (1k recipient) – Woodward Academy (North Carolina A&T University Enrollee), Mr. Joshua Clements (1k recipient) – Eagles Landing H/S (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) Enrollee) and Mr. Ayooluwa Afon  (1k recipient) – Dutchtown H/S (University of Georgia Enrollee).



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