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WORK TO DO

Putting on the Summer Games is, well, an Olympic effort. Consider some of the work the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games has done while putting on the Games:

- Dealt with 5,877 contractors employing nearly 70,000 employees

- Completed 27,757 purchase orders with 6,366 vendors

- Accredited more than 184,000 people, including media, athletes and athletic delegations

- Imported more than 3,100 tons of freight, including 213 horses

- Laundered more than 300,000 towels, 6,600 sheets, 49,000 pillowcases and 24,000 blankets

- Delivered upwards of 2,000 box lunches to athletes daily

Source: Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games