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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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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

• What we'll do
One of the most spectacular canyons in the eastern U.S., Tallulah Gorge is two miles long and nearly 1,000 feet deep. Visitors can hike rim trails to several overlooks, or they can obtain a permit to hike to the gorge floor (100 per day, not available during water releases). A suspension bridge sways 80 feet above the rocky bottom, providing spectacular views of the river and waterfalls. Tightrope walkers have twice crossed the gorge, and visitors can still see towers used by Karl Wallenda. A paved path follows an on old railroad bed, perfect for strollers and bicycles, while mountain bikers can test their skills on a challenging 10 mile trail.

• What to bring
Suggested: Water, Trail mix, snacks, bug spray, sunscreen

• Important to know
We will meet a central location TBD at 9:00am then depart to Tallulah Gorge. An email will be sent with additional information. No flip-flops or Crocs.

Event Time
Saturday December 02, 2017
09:00 am
Event Address
338 Jane Hurt Yarn Drive
Tallulah Falls, 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: 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 dinner at a restaurant nearby.

Speaker Bio:

Shireen Herrington (Event Sales Director): With over 20 years of full-service management experience coupled with tenure leading banquet and event sales teams, Shireen Herrington originally joined the Ford Fry Restaurants family in July 2014, as general manager of the Optimist. With the opening of BeetleCat, Shireen advanced to a muliti-unit general manager for both BeetleCat and the Optimist. Shireen's versatility of experience in management, food and beverage service and operations led her to her recent roll as Ford Fry's Event Sales Director, in which she develops and executes new and creative sales strategies. Before relocating to Atlanta to be regional operations and general manger for Concentrics Restaurants in 2005, Sireen lived in Austin, Texas, where she held tenure at such institutes as Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas and Trudy's Texas Star as Operations Director, General Manager and Training Director. Shireen is a certified sommelier and active in the Atlanta community, including her position on the Advisory Board for the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

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 December 06, 2017
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

Join us at our annual community service with the International Rescue Committee to help the Refugees in Atlanta by organizing, stocking and arranging the resettlement shop with items varying from clothing to homeware essentials. For more information on the IRC, visit their website:
https://www.rescue.org/united-states/atlanta-ga

Event Time
Saturday December 09, 2017
10:00 am
Event Address
2305 Parklake Dr NE, Unit 100
Atlanta, GA  30345

TBA

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 dinner at a 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 January 03, 2018
06:45 pm
Event Address
3333 Piedmont Road, Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA 

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