Shepherd Center Summer in the City — Atlanta 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 — 6:30 – 10:00 PM

The Fairmont

1429 Fairmont Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 303018

Benefiting: Shepherd Center's Andrew C. Carlos MS Institute

A Night of Epicurean Delights

Please join us for Summer in the City, Shepherd Center’s annual food and wine pairing event to support the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute. It’s an evening filled with fine wines, cocktails and delicious bites from the best restaurants in Atlanta. With over 16 chefs, more than 45 wine selections and Atlanta’s top mixologists, it’s a night you will not want to miss!

Host Committee

The Host Committee is a social and philanthropic group for like-minded professionals who wish to be advocates for Shepherd Center and support the Center’s mission.


  • Marisa Howell

Committee Members

  • George Akers
  • Duvall Brumby
  • Justin Dean
  • Adam Diamond
  • Diana Diamond
  • Katie Friedlander
  • Susan Godbee
  • Lauren Hendricks
  • Nick Hendricks
  • Michael Holt
  • Cory Jackson
  • Meredith Jones-Kingsley
  • Matt Kingsley
  • Virginia Porter
  • Punam Rahman
  • Mary Richardson
  • Jared Schmidt
  • Morgan Schmidt
  • Kate Scully
  • Billy Scully
  • Ross Simms
  • Scott Thomas
  • Trey Weatherly

Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis Institute

Founded in 1991, Shepherd Center’s Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Institute has flourished under the direction of Medical Director, Dr. Ben Thrower. An integral component of the Andrew C. Carlos MS Institute is the donor-funded Eula C. and Andrew C. Carlos MS Rehabilitation and Wellness Program. Unique to Shepherd Center, the Wellness program’s highly-trained staff includes a team of physical, occupational, and speech therapists, exercise physiologists, and researchers. Shepherd Center’s Carlos MS Institute is now the largest and most comprehensive MS care program in the southeast.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor:

Vintner Sponsor:

Sommelier Sponsors:

Epicurean Sponsors:

  • Helen & Jimmy Carlos
  • Dr. Michael Yochelson & Mr. Kevin Clift

Merchant Sponsors:

  • E.R. Snell Contractor, Inc.
  • Mr. & Mrs. William D. Hoyt
  • Carolyn & Louie Pittman
  • Becca & Clyde Shepherd
  • Willow Construction

Distiller Sponsors:

  • Dr. & Mrs. David F. Apple, Jr.
  • Sara & Donnie Chapman
  • Laura & Troy Garrison
  • Kadee & Ryan Hoyt
  • Tim & Lorie Hutcheson
  • Doyle & Pat Mote
  • Mr. & Mrs. McKee Nunnally
  • Rehab Without Walls
  • James D. & Carol V. Thompson