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Morgan Stanley, Atlanta, Goes “Over the Edge” to Benefit Special Olympics Georgia
On Sat. April 26, 2014 Michael Outlaw, Managing Director, Complex Manager at Morgan Stanley in Atlanta, was “tossed” over the edge of the Buckhead Tower (20-story building). After training in the morning, Outlaw rappelled down the building. Over the Edge staff made sure they were safe with on the roof and ground as spotters and helpers.
The event benefited Special Olympics Georgia and their 26,702 athletes. Morgan Stanley raised $5,000. For every $100 donated, one athlete is sent to the state games.
“We are very excited about supporting the Special Olympics and their athletes in our community,” explained Outlaw. “Morgan Stanley raised funds which earned the right to “toss” me and client associate Brittany Wilson over the edge. I’m delighted that our team efforts will send at least 50 athletes to the games.”
The Over the Edge event, partially sponsored by Morgan Stanley, brings a first-hand experience of what it means to face a challenge that initially seems quite daunting but at the same time celebrates the challenges and similarities we all share in life. This is a way to show the Special Olympics Georgia athletes the participant’s courage and support of what they experience daily.
Michael Outlaw is a Complex Manager with the Global Wealth Management Division of Morgan Stanley in Atlanta. The information contained in this interview is not a solicitation to purchase or sell investments. Any information presented is general in nature and not intended to provide individually tailored investment advice. The strategies and/or investments referenced may not be suitable for all investors as the appropriateness of a particular investment or strategy will depend on an investor's individual circumstances and objectives. Investing involves risks and there is always the potential of losing money when you invest. The views expressed herein are those of the author and may not necessarily reflect the views of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, or its affiliates. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC, member SIPC.