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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.

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Major Pablo E. Mercado is a Military Police and Infantry Officer currently serving as the Range Operations Officer in the Georgia Garrison Training Center Command, Georgia Army National Guard located at Fort Stewart, Georgia.

He was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, the son of Pablo and Carmen Mercado. He attended school in Puerto Rico, finally graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, San German campus, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology.

He joined the Puerto Rico Army National Guard in 1993 and became a Military Policeman; attending OCS and becoming an officer in 1995, serving as a TOW Platoon Leader and later as an Infantry Platoon Leader in the 2nd Battalion, 296th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Separate Infantry Brigade, currently the 92nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.

He transferred into the Georgia Army National Guard in 1999, joining the 48th Infantry Brigade where he served as a Support Platoon Leader, Brigade Liaison Officer, and Company Commander. He later was assigned to the 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade as Brigade Plans Officer, and Military Police Operations Plans Officer. Currently he serves under the 78th HRF at the GGTCC as the Range Operations Officer.

He deployed to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005-06) where he was the Brigade Liaison Officer, and subsequently to Afghanistan (2011-12) where he was the Executive Officer of the Base Support Group and Deputy Commander of Camp Eggers, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

His decorations include the Combat Action Badge, the Bronze Star Medal, The Army Commendation Medal, The Army Achievement Medal, The Global War on Terrorism Medal, and the Iraq and Afghanistan Campaign Medals.

In civilian life, MAJ Mercado is a Board Certified Optician and a Fellow of the National Academy of Opticianry.

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: Professional

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 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 October 01, 2014
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

We will be stuffing gift bags for RunDunwoody runners at the home of one of the Dunwoody Rotarians (location TBA). Refreshments will be provided, and this is a great opportunity to get to know the Rotarians of our sponsoring club, the Rotary Club of Dunwoody.

For more information on RunDunwoody, visit www.rundunwoody.net.

Event Time
Tuesday October 14, 2014
07:00 pm
Event Address
Event Venue TBA

 

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 October 15, 2014
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

The Atlanta Rotaract Club is assisting the Rotary Club of Dunwoody, our sponsoring Rotary Club, on race day.

Certified as a Peachtree Road Race qualifier 2015, the 5K begins and ends in the Perimeter Mall. The course is designed for runners—a fast and challenging course with spectacular views of the premier central perimeter location. Fast times in a fabulous setting await the runner. The 1M Fun Run and Tot Trot (ages 2-5) offer family fun for all.


If you are a runner, sign-up to run first, and also volunteer!! 

Register Online by October 17 at www.rundunwoody.net or www.active.com 


REGISTER BY OCTOBER 9 TO BE GUARANTEED THE TOP QUALITY DRIFIT t-SHIRT. COTTON AVAILABLE FOR LATE REGISTRANTS. When register, be sure to register for TEAM Rotaract. You will find this under the “Not-for-profit” category.

This will be a a good opportunity to learn more about Rotaract and Rotary in general and get to know our sponsoring club, the Rotary Club of Dunwoody.

You can also get more information at <a>www.rundunwoody.net.</a>

Near north end Dillard’s parking lot

Event Time
Sunday October 19, 2014
07:00 am
Event Address
4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA  30346

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.

We will be meeting in the bar area of Brio Tuscan Grille in Buckhead. Free parking is available in the deck behind the restaurant.

The Rotaract Club of Atlanta s looking forward to meet you !

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

Event Time
Wednesday October 22, 2014
07:00 pm
Event Address
2964 Peachtree Road NW
Atlanta, GA  30305

Join us this Wednesday, October 1, 2014 @ 7:00 p.m. as we have MAJ Pablo Mercado speak about his deployment to Iraq & Afghanistan.

September 29, 2014

Meet and network with other Young Professionals this Wednesday @BrioItalian at 7:00p.m #networking #Atlantafun #youngprofessionals

September 23, 2014

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