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Early voting for Nov 4 General Election has begun

Early voting for the November 4, 2010 General Election has started. Is your schedule hectic? Want to avoid the crowds? Find your early voting location and beat the rush.

link: http://sos.ga.gov/elections/CountyContacts/AdvanceVotingDisplay.aspx

Annual HemlockFest in Dahlonega - Nov 7-9

HemlockFest is a benefit music festival to build awareness and raise funds to help save the eastern and Carolina hemlock trees from the invasive woolly adelgid. Come on out, and bring family and friends!

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/article.aspx?r=751

RSVP: Sierra Club Outings Ldr Training 101 - Oct 9

Have you ever wondered how to become a Sierra Club outings leader? Then join us for our outings leader training class on Oct 9 in Decatur! You will learn how to lead safe, successful trips.

link: http://tioga.sierraclub.org/oars-activity/pages/activity.jsf?activity=66168&otherActivities=false

RSVP: Upcoming Sierra Club 101 classes in Decatur

Join us for a free introduction to the Sierra Club and our conservation issues, and learn about opportunities to get involved. Upcoming class: Nov 15.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/sc101/

Get Chapter Footnotes news (#87), Action Alerts

The latest Chapter Footnotes issue (#87) is now online! Sign up for the Chapter Footnotes, our twice-monthly e-newsletter, and get the latest enviro news. You can also sign up for action alerts to make your voice heard on the issues. Take action - sign up today!

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/MessageViewer?dlv_id=343211&em_id=374770.0

[Reminder] Join us: Sierra Club & Beer in Atlanta - Oct 01

Save the date! Wednesday, Oct 01, 7pm at Park Tavern, 500 10th St NE, Atlanta. Before the event, we will have a walk and bike around Piedmont Park starting at 6pm. For more info on these outings, go to the GA Chapter Outings page at http://georgia.sierraclub.org/outings/list.aspx.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/outings/list.aspx

[Reminder] People's Climate March in New York - Sep 21

Save the DATE! September 21st - People's Climate March - In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line, we will take a weekend and use it to bend the course of history. In New York City there will be an unprecedented climate mobilisation – in size, beauty, and impact. Our demand is a world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. In short, a world safe from the ravages of climate change.

link: http://peoplesclimate.org/march/

Join us: Sierra Club & Beer in Atlanta - Oct 01

Save the date! Wednesday, Oct 01, 7pm at Park Tavern, 500 10th St NE, Atlanta. Before the event, we will have a walk and bike around Piedmont Park starting at 6pm. For more info on these outings, go to the GA Chapter Outings page at http://georgia.sierraclub.org/outings/list.aspx.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/outings/list.aspx

[Reminder] GA Sierran newsletter: Latest issue is online

Get the latest from the Georgia Sierran (Jul-Aug-Sep), our Chapter newsletter. It features timely articles on important issues and exciting events in Georgia.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/news/gasierran.aspx

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act - Sep 3

On Sep 3, our nation will celebrate *50 Years of Wilderness*. A website has been created listing local, regional, and national events, includ. the National Wilderness Conference. Visit the website for a listing of events in Georgia.

link: http://www.wilderness50th.org/events.php?useraction=state_list

Come together for the Moral March on GA - Aug 23

Come together for a massive Moral March on GA from Woodruff Park to our state Capitol. The Moral March on GA is part of a southern wide strategy to build power against extreme, economically unsound policies.

link: https://www.facebook.com/events/675991189136536/?ref_notif_type=plan_user_invited&source=1

People's Climate March in New York - Sep 21

Save the DATE! September 21st - People's Climate March - In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line, we will take a weekend and use it to bend the course of history. In New York City there will be an unprecedented climate mobilisation – in size, beauty, and impact. Our demand is a world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. In short, a world safe from the ravages of climate change.

link: http://peoplesclimate.org/march/

[Reminder] NEW! Georgia Sierra Club Meetup Group

Find out how you can explore, enjoy, and protect the planet! Our new Meetup group announces events, outings and volunteer opportunities bring us together for fun times while supporting our campaigns. Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled.

link: http://www.meetup.com/Georgia-Sierra-Club/

Join the Sierra Club!

One of the easiest ways to become an activist is to join the Sierra Club, or make a donation. You can get a Sierra Club membership online right now! When you join or give to the Sierra Club you will have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to preserve irreplaceable wildlands, save endangered and threatened wildlife, and protect this fragile environment we call home. You can be sure that your voice will be heard through congressional lobbying and grassroots action on the environmental issues that matter to you most.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/mbrshp/

GA Sierran newsletter: Latest issue is online

Get the latest from the Georgia Sierran (Jul-Aug-Sep), our Chapter newsletter. It features timely articles on important issues and exciting events in Georgia.

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/news/gasierran.aspx

Rally and March on Clean Power Plan: Jul 29

We are organizing a rally and march of hundreds of people during the EPA hearing on Clean Power Plan, the first ever national plan to reduce carbon pollution from coal plants. You should be there! DATE/TIME: Jul-29-2014 at 12 Noon. PLACE: Woodruff Park, Atlanta.

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/PageServer?pagename=event_FLD_GA_EPACarbonRuleHearing_SL

John Muir Outing: *Come See Clayton* Tour - Jun 07

Join us on Jun-07-2014 for a ride on the Lovejoy line as we and special guest Representative Mike Glanton highlight some of the best Clayton County has to offer! We will depart via charter bus from the East Point MARTA station and will follow the planned route of the line, including the future MARTA stations in Forest Park/Fort Gillem, Clayton State University, and Lovejoy. Join us - sign up today!

link: http://action.sierraclub.org/site/Calendar?id=171681&view=Detail

NEW! Georgia Sierra Club Meetup Group

Find out how you can explore, enjoy, and protect the planet! Our new Meetup group announces events, outings and volunteer opportunities bring us together for fun times while supporting our campaigns. Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled.

link: http://www.meetup.com/Georgia-Sierra-Club/

May is Bike Month: It's Time for Pedal Power!

Want to commute by bike at least some of the time but not sure how to get started? The Sierra Club has bike commuting resources that tell you all you need to know. So get rolling!

link: http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/201003/bikes.aspx

2014 GA Sierra Club Endorsements Now Online

The Georgia Sierra Club has released its endorsements of candidates who have earned its *green seal of approval.* Election Day - May 20 - is fast approaching, so we urge everyone to get out and vote!

link: http://georgia.sierraclub.org/resources/endorseState.aspx

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