Here’s a way to snag a few sports souvenirs and help a good cause.
Rennie Curran, a former football player at the University of Georgia and the NFL, and MAP International are sponsoring a sports themed art auction and reception on from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hard Rock Cafe, 215 Peachtree St. N.E.
Curran’s parents left Liberia to escape the conflict and establish a better life in the United States.
Proceeds from the event will be used to fight Buruli ulcer, a chronic debilitating skin disease, in Liberia.
Georgia sports artist Dylan Ross will offer several pieces of his work for auction featuring Curran and other athletes.
After a rough week in Washington, President Barack Obama came to rainy Atlanta on Sunday to be with a friendlier crowd, becoming the first sitting president to give the commencement address at Morehouse College.