Officials in Atlanta, Georgia are honouring New Edition members Ralph Tresvant, RON DeVOE, Michael Bivins, RICKY BELL and Johnny Gill by proclaiming Friday (19MAY06) as New Edition Day. The COOL IT NOW hitmakers will receive the Phoenix Award for their achievements in the music industry, as well as contributions to the community, according to MTV.com. DeVoe now heads a real estate firm, The DeVoe Team, and will host a networking lunch on the day to bring together business professionals, entertainers, athletes and policy makers in the community.