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Mayor Kasim Reed to Participate in Ceremony at Emory Proton Therapy Center

Post Date:07/12/2017 5:00 PM

     Mayor’s Office of Communications
    55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303


    Anne Torres, Director
    404-330-6423, office
    404-904-2618, cell

    Jenna Garland, Press Secretary
    404-330-6612, office
    404-357-5579, cell


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 12, 2017

     Media Advisory

    Mayor Kasim Reed to Participate in Ceremony at Emory Proton Therapy Center

    90-ton cyclotron to be installed 


    Mayor Kasim Reed
    Dr. Jonathan Lewin, CEO, Emory Healthcare
    Steve Hicks, Chairman and CEO, Provident Resources
    Brendan Lyden, Vice President, Global Site Solutions


    Mayor Kasim Reed will join representatives from the Georgia Proton Treatment Center (GPTC), LLC, Brasfield & Gorrie, Signet Development, and Emory University for the delivery and installation of the 90-ton cyclotron.  The cyclotron will be the source of the proton therapy beam at the center when it opens.


    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    11:30 a.m. 


    Juniper Street between North Avenue and Ponce de Leon in front of the proton center. 
    Self-parking will be available at the Georgian Terrace at 659 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.


    For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

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