Michael J. Fox, President/CEO
Michael J. Fox, was named President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center.
An anonymous $4.5 million dollar pledge was received by the Muhammad Ali Center. In addition, Lonnie and Muhammad Ali met with the General Assembly as Governor Patton presented his budget, which included a $10 million dollar donation for the construction of the Ali Center. This budget was passed.
September 15, 1999
Lonnie and Muhammad visited Good Morning America to discuss the future of the Muhammad Ali Center
An architectural team was named in a joint venture: Lee H. Skolnick Architecture & Design Partnership, Beyer, Blinder, Belle and Bravura= Architecture Interiors Planning.
Unveiling of initial Center plans. The design and location of the Muhammad Ali Center changed as the project developed.
$250,000 is raised for a feasibility study, Center site selection, and miscellaneous expenses. The city provided part-time staff, Tori Murden- McClure and Barry Alberts, to assist with this project. It was during this year that a Non-Profit Corporate Charter was developed and the Muhammad Ali Museum and Education was officially founded by Muhammad and Lonnie
Daughters of Greatness Breakfast Series
The bi-monthly breakfast series, Daughters of Greatness, was launched in 2011, featuring prominent women engaged in social philanthropy, activism, and pursuits of justice. The women featured tell stories and recount reﬂections that are meant to be motivational to some people, transformative to others, and inspirational to all. Guest speakers have