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Share Your Vision for the City of Atlanta with City Planners - Attend a Community Meeting

Share Your Vision for the City of Atlanta with City Planners - Attend a Community Meeting


The City of Atlanta Office of Planning is working with all citizens, businesses and community groups in the development of the 2011 Comprehensive Development Plan (CDP).  You're invited to attend any of the first round of meetings of the 2011 CDP to share your vision for Atlanta and to discuss issues and opportunities, as we work to develop a blueprint for city growth and development. Community meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. and meeting dates are as follows:

  • Feb. 3, 2011 - Adamsville Recreation Center, 365 Cleveland Ave., SE
  • Feb. 7, 2011 - Hillside Facility, 1301 Monroe Drive, NE
  • Feb. 10, 2011 - Martha Brown UMC, 468 Moreland Ave.
  • Feb. 15, 2011 - Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Rd., NW, Room B-110
  • Feb. 17, 2011 - Mt.

Isakson to Speak to Atlanta Press Club on Monday, January 24th

Isakson to Speak to Atlanta Press Club on Monday, January 24th

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will speak to the Atlanta Press Club at The Commerce Club on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.  Isakson will discuss his agenda for the 112th Congress, including his continued push for Congress to switch to a biennial budget process to increase oversight and accountability. 

In addition, he will call for mandatory spending cuts and argue that any increase in the debt ceiling must be short-term and tied to additional cuts.  The event is open to the public and to the media.

The meeting will be held at noon and the Commerce Club is located at 191 Peachtree Street, Northeast on the 49th Floor.  

Anti-Defamation League hosts Gubernatorial Debate

Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m., the Anti-Defamation League, in conjunction with, the American Jewish Committee and The Temple, will host gubernatorial candidates Roy Barnes, Nathan Deal and John Monds; these three front-runners will meet for a debate that is expected to draw a large audience of members from Atlanta’s Jewish community.

The debate will be held at The Temple (1589 Peachtree St NE) and is being moderated by Julia Wallace, Editor of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution. The event is open to the public, and no advanced registration is necessary.

If special arrangements are needed, or for questions, please contact Ronnie Van Gelder at The Temple, 404 873 1731.

The Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee and The Temple are non-partisan, non-profit entities and do not endorse candidates for office.

Nir Barkat to speak in Buckhead, later today

Nir Barkat, the Mayor of Jerusalem, Israel, will deliver a significant address on his “New Vision for Jerusalem,” at 2 p.m. on Mon. Oct. 11, before more than 700 people at the Intercontinental Hotel (3315 Peachtree Road, NE).

The mayor is a guest of Jewish National Fund (JNF), the non-profit organization that has planted more than 240 million trees in Israel and launched many other environmental projects there.

This is the first time the Jerusalem National Fund is holding its annual two-day conference in Atlanta and the first time Mayor Barkat will be in the state of Georgia.  

Ted Turner to Speak at The Galloway School

ATLANTA -- As part of The Galloway School Speaker Series, entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner will join the Galloway community on Oct. 6 for an intimate conversation with students, faculty and parents. He will discuss one of the school’s founding pillars, fearlessness, and the role it has played in his life and work. Turner will also answer questions from Galloway students about a variety of topics, including the development of CNN and Turner Broadcasting and the establishment of the United Nations Foundation.

Town Hall Meeting on Immigration at the Loudermilk

Come and listen to a panel of experts and economists discuss the potential impact of the controversial Arizona-type law being considered for Georgia at a town hall meeting entitled, “The Economics of an Arizona law: What would that mean to Georgia?” This meeting will be held at The Loudermilk Center (40 Courtland Street) on Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

The event is being hosted by the Asian American Legal Advocacy Center, Inc. (AALAC) of Georgia, Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and Latin American Association.