VIEW MORE PHOTOS | AGLCC Fourth Friday @ No Mas Cantina

imageThe Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce headed to the Castleberry Hill art district on Friday for its monthly round of networking, cocktails and conversation.

In the showroom of No Mas Cantina, the gay business group held its Fourth Friday event and looked ahead to its Community Awards Dinner on Aug. 26. That’s when it will announce the winners of its five awards and present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Philip Rafshoon, the owner of Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse.

Here’s the full list of nominees:

imageBusiness Woman of the Year
Liz Covin – Vivid Salon
Laura Douglas-Brown – GA Voice
Jo Giraudo, Insider Traveler
Pam Ridgway & Kelly Spurgeon – Advantage Graphics
Barb Rowland – Common Ground Real Estate of Keller Williams

Business Man of the Year
Tim Boyd – GA Voice
Tyler Calkins & William Duffee-Braun – Fenuxe Magazine
Austin Cohen – Cohen Chiropractic Centre
David Olt – Integrated Chiropractic Center
Thomas Ryan – Carma Productions

Corporate Ally
The Coca Cola Company
Ernst & Young
The Home Depot

Member of the Year
John Benthal – The Mission Motif
Frank Bragg – Radial Cafe
Dax Dossman – Adam’s Apples
GA International Convention Center
Kardon Technology

Guardian Angel
Actor’s Express
Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
East Point Possums
Dan Grossman
Out On Film

February found them exploring the newly expanded Rush Center, networking with good hair at Vivid Hair salon swept up the event in March, and they got a room at the Artmore Hotel in April.

In June, the gay chamber headed downtown to the Inn at the Peachtrees, and in May, they networked like rock stars.