Atlanta Light Bulbs, Tucker, Ga., has been nominated for the 2010 Georgia Family Business of the Year Awards. These awards are given by the Cox Family Enterprise Center from the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University. Part of the Cox Family Enterprise Center's mission is to ensure that family businesses thrive from one generation to the next.

Atlanta Light Bulbs was incorporated in 1981 by President and CEO Gary Root. Today, the second generation is also employed at the lighting distributor. The winner and finalists of the award will be announced and honored in May 2010.