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SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY: AT&T LOOKING FOR 20,000 OLYMPIC ROOMS
Published October 21, 1994
Atlanta HOST and Olympic sponsor AT&T are teaming up to for the "AT&T True Hospitality '96" program to provide bed-and- breakfast for families of up to 10,500 athletes. Atlanta HOST is an organization of 28 churches searching for volunteers to donate housing, breakfast, and limited transportation during the Games. AT&T Program Manager Bill Blair said the company is hoping a large number of its Atlanta-based employees, as well as employees of other Atlanta sponsors, will offer lodging. AT&T will also create a temporary hospitality center at its headquarters and try to arrange discount airfares and event tickets for athlete's families (Melissa Turner, ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, 10/21).