The Rising In Community Excellence Awards

The 14th annual

Rising in Community Excellence Awards

Saturday, September 28, 2024 5PM

The 14th Annual RICE Awards...

In celebration of those individuals who work tirelessly to improve lives throughout greater Atlanta, Carter Unlimited LLc is excited to shine a spotlight on these outstanding citizens and their organizations and bring awareness to their tremendous sacrifices and contributions. The RICE Award is given to individuals who demonstrate keen awareness about community needs and step into the fray, lending a hand and making things better. These citizens have created organizations that serve metro Atlanta. RICE Award nominees are innovative and charitable visionaries who recognize the importance of their presence and contribution to the greater Atlanta community and beyond. Nominees were selected by a panel of industry professionals, community leaders and everyday citizens. Each category is about a community leader who has used their position to develop or implement programs that have changed the face of our communities. The nominees are leaders who have used their position to develop and implement programs that have changed the face of our communities and helped people in innumerable ways.

The Rising in Community Excellence Award is given to individuals who demonstrate keen awareness about community needs and step into the fray, lending a hand and making things better. These citizens have created organizations that serve mankind.

RICE Award nominees are innovative and charitable visionaries who recognize the importance of their presence and contribution to their Community, State and beyond. Nominees are selected by a panel of industry professionals, community leaders and everyday citizens. Each category is about a community leader who has used their position to develop or implement programs that have changed the face of our communities and helped people in innumerable ways. The Carter Unlimited LLC mission for The RICE Awards and their Foundation is simple. “We honor the unsung heroes of the community.” These are 2023 categories in the following industries…

  • ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR
  • BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 
  • NON-PROFIT OF THE YEAR
  • CIVIL SERVANT OF THE YEAR
  • HEALTH & WELLNESS
  • SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT¬†
  • MUSIC, FILM & ARTS
  • ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR
  • INFLUENCER OF THE YEAR
  • THE FOUNDERS RISING STAR
  • EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR
  • FOUNDATION OF THE YEAR
  • YOUTH ACHIEVER OF THE YEAR
  • SOCIAL IMPACT /COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
The Honorees are special because they have proven to be consistent trailblazers and visionaries in their areas:
  • 2023 TORCH Awards; Hazel Clarke (3x Olympian), John Lampl (Mayor of Morrow, GA), Morris O. Little Jr., (Attorney), Dr. Anthony Smith, (Clayton County School Superintendent), Kristin Oblander (The Oblander Group), Dr. Alieka Anderson (Clayton County Commisioner) and ___________
  • 2023 The Inaugural Monica Kaufman Pearson Award; Lisa Rayam, Alexis Scott, Twanda Black, Ernie Suggs, Mark Arum, & Mariela Romero

The RICE Awards

The Morrow Center
Saturday, September 28, 2024 5PM

1180 Southlake Circle
Morrow, GA 30260

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In celebration of those individuals who work tirelessly to improve lives throughout greater Atlanta, Carter Unlimited LLC is excited to shine a spotlight on these outstanding citizens and their organizations and bring awareness to their tremendous sacrifices and contributions.

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