Tuesday, May 18, 2010

May is Historic Preservation Month!

Thank you to all who joined us at Hay House last week to help celebrate Preservation Month in Macon. If you missed it last week, Mark McDonald’s presentation on Preservation and Sustainability will be given this Thursday in Atlanta at Rhodes Hall.

Visit our website for more information. All lecture events are Free and open to the public.

Mark C. McDonald

President and CEO of The Georgia Trust

Preservation & Sustainability

5:45 p.m., Rhodes Hall, 1516 Peachtree Street, NW,Atlanta,GA 30309

Mark C. McDonald is the President and CEO of The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation. Mark C. McDonald has over 25 years of professional involvement in historic preservation and a strong business background. He has served as the executive director for three preservation organizations in the Southeast, including the Historic Salisbury Foundation in North Carolina from 1986-1990, the Mobile Historic Development Commission in Mobile, Alabama from 1990-1998 and most recently, Historic Savannah Foundation from 1998-2008.

This week’s event is co-sponsored by:

AIA Atlanta and The Georgia Conservancy’s Generation Green

Founded in 1906, the Atlanta Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a dynamic and diverse professional organization of approximately 1,700 members. AIA Atlanta provides advocacy and service to its members and community from grade school through retirement. Members enjoy a broad array of benefits at the local, state and national levels of our organization. We also enjoy great fellowship, world-class resources and industry-leading continuing education offerings focusing on sustainability, practice issues and technology. AIA Atlanta brings leadership to the built environment.

A program of the Georgia Conservancy, Generation Green creates an exciting and inclusive opportunity for the next generation of environmental leaders to protect and enjoy Georgia's environment through educational, social and service events. Generation Green is a group of Georgia Conservancy members and perspective members interested in service projects, adventure trips and social networking activities in and around metro Atlanta. Generation Green is led by a volunteer board of men and women poised to become the next generation of environmental and business leaders in Atlanta and beyond.

Also on Thursday evening:

We will announcement of the recipient of the 2010 Elizabeth Lyon Fellowship!

**And don’t forget about the 2nd Annual Uptown Rhodes Race this Saturday! There are just a few days left to register for this fun event.

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