Dr. Khalid Siddiqi participated in the Fourth Annual Taste of Georgia held at Atlanta Civic Center on Sunday October 16, 2011 from 5-7 PM The proceeds from the event benefited Georgia’s children. The event was supported by Atlanta-Tbilisi Sister City Committee, Georgia to Georgia Foundation and Hall Booth Smith and Slover (HBSS). During the event Phoenix Award was Presented to: Major General William T. Nesbitt. Guest of Honor on the occasion was Ambassador Temuri Yakobashvili from Georgia. Southern Polytechnic State University (Marietta Georgia) has a cooperative agreement with International Black Sea University located in Tbilisi Georgia. Meri Bortsvadze is an international exchange student from Georgia currently studying at Southern Polytechnic State University. Seen in the picture are Dr. Siddiqi Chair of the Construction Management Department with Georgia’s Ambassador to US Mr. Mr. Temuri Yakobashvili, and Nina from HBSS, who was one of the the organizers of the event.