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Welcome!

The Centennial Group of the Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club was organized in 1992, the one hundredth anniversary of the Sierra Club. Our members from Cobb, Cherokee, and North Fulton counties volunteer to educate, help, and encourage our fellow citizens to protect Georgia?? "!s environment for our children, grandchildren, and beyond.

We meet on the first Thursday of each month at Life University. We host a variety of programs relating to our goals or simply about Georgia's natural beauties. We also hold free outings for members and nonmembers.

March 4th Program: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail

Presenter: Susan Caster

Description: Sierra Club member Susan Caster will recount her through-hike adventure along the Pacific Crest Trail in 2014. The presentation of her months-long life on the trail covers routes, gear, other hikers, trail angels and weather issues. Pictures include landscapes, plants, animals and hikers. Susan has a degree in zoology and previously worked for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. She lives in Roswell, GA.

The Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) spans over 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada through California, Oregon and Washington. If you’ve seen the movie or read the book Wild by Cheryl Strayed, you will love this program.

URGENT: For March only we are meeting on Wednesday (March 4) and NOT on Thursday (March 5).

Link to Susan’s PCT Blog

Meeting Location: Life University, Room 311 in Upper Gymnasium, 1269 Barclay Circle SE, Marietta, GA 30060

Click for directions to monthly meeting site in PDF format.

7:00pm - Social time and new member welcome
7:30pm - Program begins and lasts 1.5-2 hours

Visit our Calendar page for future meetings.

 

 



On March 4 Susan Caster will give a lively presentation on her conquering of the Pacific Crest Trail

 

We have other areas of interest just waiting for citizens like you to join and help lead. You are invited to come to a monthly meeting to learn more about us, email us at gacentexcom@gmail.com.

A group representative will get back to you.

Upcoming Events

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UPCOMING Events:

February 8 - Rush Netterville Memorial Dedication - Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Join us for a plaque and tree dedication in honor of both Rush Netterville and Roberto Moraes at East Cobb Park. There will be live music, refreshment, politicians, and more.

February 21 - OUTINGS LEADER TRAINING, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., chapter office in Decatur. Become an Outings Leader! Contact Bob Springfield

February 28 - ADOPT-A-MILE - Roadside trash pickup, Lower Roswell Road & Trail, East Cobb County, 9 .m. - 11 a.m. Lunch afterwards at the barbecue restaurant at the start of the trail.

April 2 - GENERAL MEETING - Stump the Chumps - Bring your garden questions and plant samples and see if you can stump our panel of experts.

Adopt-A-Mile Cleanup - February 28: Our 3rd Adopt-a-Mile Cleanup planned for the segment of Lower Roswell Road that Centennial Group has adopted in honor of the late Rush Netterville, member, environmental leader, and friend. A great way to serve the community and the environment and also help inform the public about what the Sierra Club does. (Do we know dedication date for “RUshway”? There will also be a formal dedication ceremony on February 8th for a memorial tree, bench, and cobblestone in honor of both Rush and another friend and leader who we lost in 2014, Roberto Moraes. Be on the lookout for more details on this special celebration

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