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The Rotaract Club of Atlanta is a social, professional development, and community service organization for young professionals between the ages of 21 and 30 in the metro Atlanta area. The Rotaract club holds bi-weekly meetings for members and guests to which it invites a variety of speakers, and members frequently get together for community service projects and social events.

You Are Cordially Invited To:

Meet and Network with other young professionals in the Metro Atlanta Area! Get to know the Rotaract club and our members, and find out about our other activities. If you are new to this club and have been looking for the right forum to meet everyone else, this is the best opportunity to come hang out with us.

 Come out and grab a drink with us. For $12 you get 6 beer samples and a souvenir glass. We look forward to seeing you there!

Find us in the general bar on your right as you come in.

Event Time
Thursday October 26, 2017
07:00 pm
Event Address
1440 Dutch Valley PL, NE
Atlanta, GA 

If you are a first time guest, attending a club meeting is a great way to get to know the club and its members! As always, you are welcome to bring friends to the meeting.

Dress Code: Business Casual

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 2 building on the corner Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by dinner at a restaurant nearby.

Speaker Bio

Leslie is currently the Diversity Recruiter and Outreach Specialist for the East Region Peace Corps Office.  His territory includes Georgia, South Carolina, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Leslie Jean-Pierre is a recipient of the 2012 Franklin H. Williams Awards for outstanding community service. ¬†Leslie served as a Volunteer in Guinea, West Africa as a Community Development and Public Health Educator from 1994 ‚Äď 1996. ¬†He introduced and taught primary healthcare in the local middle school.¬† He encouraged the rural population of 10,000 to take charge of their healthcare delivery system by promoting the philosophy of primary healthcare.

Following his service he worked as a Peace Corps recruiter for five years with the New York Regional Peace Corps Office (NRYO).  In 1999, with the support of NYRO, Leslie created the Franklin H. Williams Award to help promote awareness of Peace Corps in the minority community.  In 2001 he co-founded of the Minority Peace Corps Association and he remains an active board member.

Leslie has a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from Long Island University, a Bachelors’ degree (BS) in Marketing from Johnson & Wales University, and a certificate in international development from the United Nations program at Long Island University.  Before joining the Peace Corps, Leslie’s public service career included working in the office of the mayors of Providence, RI and Los Angeles, CA and for the Federal Emergency Management Agency.  He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves for eight years and received is Honorable discharged in the summer of 2000.

Leslie is the founder and chair of Little Black Village which is a nonprofit organization that promotes higher education, personal development, and international exposure for African-American youth.  In November of 2013 he co-founded the Little Black Village Youth Passport Project which encourages youth to seek out study aboard opportunities and apply for their US Passport.  Leslie is also the owner and Accounts Manager of Geeks and Company which is an IT and web hosting company.  In 2011 Leslie co-founded the Southern Association of Black Peace Corps Volunteers where he remains an active member.  This Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) group has hosted many Peace Corps events with the participation of Peace Corps applicants, RPCVs, friends and family members, Peace Corps supporters and Peace Corps staff.  Its mission is to increase the number of African Americans in the International Arena.

Leslie is an avid anime fan and movie geek but he is also very passionate about volunteering and he loves traveling.

‚ÄúI believe Peace Corps is a place an ordinary American can do extraordinary things that can help the community at home and abroad‚ÄĚ.

~ Leslie Jean-Pierre

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday November 01, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

On behalf of the club, we would like to extend an invitation to current, prospective, and prior Rotaract members to our 7th annual Potluck Thanksgiving Dinner!!!!

Please RSVP so we may forward you the contact information for this event.

When you RSVP, please also mention what food you will be bringing in the google doc so we can have a variety of items. And even though it's a Thanksgiving dinner, feel free to put your own spin on the traditional dishes!
As usual, dinner is BYOB, so feel free to bring a tasty beverage to drink and share! Here are some typical options that you can sign up for, but like I said, don't be afraid to get creative:

Meats:
-Turkey
-Chicken
-Baked Ham Traditional sides:
-Cranberry sauce
-Gravy
-Stuffing Starches:
-Rolls or cornbread
-Mashed potatoes
-A sweet potato (or yam) dish
-Homemade macaroni and cheese Vegetables:
-A green bean dish
-A corn dish
-Salad
-A squash dish Desserts:
-Pumpkin Pie
-Apple Pie
-Pecan Pie Beverages:
-Mulled wine
-Hot apple cider

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/190BdYeZM_He1GJf7QJbcNy2SHryOzw13q00h3glOcU4/edit?usp=sharing

Event Time
Saturday November 04, 2017
07:00 pm
Event Address
Event Venue TBA

TBD

Dress Code: Professional

Where: All our club meetings are held in the conference room on the 10th floor of the Terminus 200 building on the corners of Peachtree and Piedmont roads. Click here for detailed directions. Free parking is available in the Rooms to Go parking lot across the street.

When: See above for date. The meeting will start promptly at 6.45pm and will last approximately 1 hour, followed by a drink or two in a bar or restaurant nearby.

Free parking is available in the Rooms To Go parking lot across the street. The entrance is located in between the 2 Terminus buildings (200 bldg on left). Look for a Rotaract rep in the lobby or kindly ask security to let you up to the 10th floor.

Event Time
Wednesday November 15, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

Join us in what is not just a great cause but a holiday spirited one. We will packing and portioning food into individual containers and snack bags on a packing assembly line. With over 5,000 meals to package every day, your help is essential. Please follow the dress code as not abiding by it is not acceptable.
Tennis shoes or nonslip/slip resistant shoes are required.
Absolutely no jewelry of any kind. This includes but is not limited to rings, bracelets, watches, step-trackers, necklaces, earrings, gauges, cartilage, nose, and permanent piercings.
Long pants are required.
No sleeveless shirts or tank stops. A short sleeved t-shirt is fine. (The packing area can be a little chilly and a light jacket is recommended.)
No headphones, ear buds, or Bluetooth earpieces may be worn.

As we get closer to the time of the Service the individuals who have RSVPed will have to register at the Open Hand Atlanta's website for a background check.

We are also encouraged to carpool because parking is limited. For more information about the organization please visit their website:
www.openhandatlanta.org

Event Time
Saturday November 25, 2017
01:00 pm
Event Address
181 Armour Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30324
Atlanta, GA  30324

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