Former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson Celebrated at Atlanta Tribute

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

Nearly 500 of Georgia’s business and political elite said thanks to former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson Monday, Sept. 27, for more than 40 years spent in public service.

Isakson, a Republican who retired at the end of 2019, suffers from Parkinson’s disease. Monday, Sept. 27’s tribute at the historic Piedmont Driving Club raised about $1 million to benefit The Isakson Initiative, a nonprofit he founded in May to raise awareness and funding for research related to Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and related dementia.

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