The former Hawk and Rocket spoke at the Greater North Fulton Chamber's Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast in his role as NBA global ambassador.
Former Atlanta Hawk and Houston Rocket Dikembe Mutombo told business leaders at the North Fulton Chamber's Eggs and Enterprise Breakfast that, "The world really needs us." Mutombo, who was named a global ambassador for the NBA in 2009, uses his position to help people around the world, but particularly in Africa and his homeland, the Democratic Republic of Congo. He spoke at The Metropolitan Club on June 27 in the chamber's breakfast series, which will go on hiatus in July but returns in August with Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy. Mutombo graduated from Georgetown University and played basketball in the NBA for 18 years. He enjoyed the crowds and cheering fans, but "the inspiration of my life had always been the improvement of living conditions…
The former Atlanta Hawk and Houston Rocket, known as the "Most Caring" and generous athlete in the world, will speak at the North Fulton Chamber's Eggs & Enterprise Breakfast.
Monday, June 25, 2012
NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo will be the keynote speaker for the North Fulton Chamber’s Eggs & Enterprise breakfast on Thursday, June 28, at The Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta. Note that the meeting, sponsored by Frazier & Deeter LLC, is being held on a Thursday instead of the usual Tuesday schedule. Mutombo, honored with USA Weekend Magazine's "Most Caring Athlete Award," and from FOXSports.com as the most generous athlete in the world, has long been dedicated to improving the health, education and quality of life for the people in his birthplace, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Through the Dikembe Mutombo Foundation, created in Atlanta in 1997, Mutombo is attempting to eradicate many childhood diseases that have virtually …