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Get on the bus to Shell Bluff!

Georgia WAND and the Coalition for the People's Agenda invite to get on the bus to Shell Bluff, Georgia for a community meeting and day of action January 7, 2011.

They day will include dialogue and lunch with the community living directly in the shadow of nuclear sites Plant Voglte, nuclear power plant, and Savannah River Site, nuclear weapons complex, a community meeting, press conference and tour of the area.

The Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery will offer his insights and inspiration.

Don't miss this chance to learn from the residents and see first hand the impacts of the nuclear industry in our state.

The bus will leave from the Georgia Hill Library building, 250 Georgia Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312 at 9:00am sharp.  Plenty of parking is available and the building is accessible via MARTA bus #32 Bouldercrest/Georgia Aquarium. We suggest a $10 donation to cover the bus trip, lunch and snacks on the bus. Payment can be made in cash or checks made payable to Georgia WAND Education Fund the day of the trip.

Itinerary:

We encourage you to meet us at 8:30. We’ll have coffee and doughnuts available before getting on the bus.

We will arrive in Shell Bluff at Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church (1582 Ben Hatcher Road, Waynesboro, GA 30830) around noon. The itinerary for the day is as follows:

Noon- Lunch in the fellowship hall, hosted by the parishioners at Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church and Concerned Citizens of Shell Bluff

1:00- Meeting in Sanctuary*

3:30 –Media Interviews with Dr. Lowery

4:00 Tour of Area including banks of Savannah River

4:45 – On the road back to Atlanta

7:30/8:00-arrive back in Atlanta

We will provide water and light snacks on the bus ride back to Atlanta. There is a bathroom on the bus as well as TV screens and a DVD player- so be prepared for a short, fun, educational video to help pass the time.

*The community meeting is co-sponsored by the Coalition for the People’s Agenda and Georgia WAND, however all participants will be guests of Fairfield Missionary Baptist Church and its parishioners as well as the community of Shell Bluff. A very spiritually connected community, residents there are eager to welcome the Reverend Dr. Joseph Lowery, the People’s Agenda, and concerned citizens from across the state. It is hoped that this meeting will provide an opportunity to hear personal stories from those who have lived in the area for years and gain insight into the environmental and economic justice issues which prevail.

 

 

Please RSVP to courtney@wand.org or 404.524.5999 ASAP to reserve your spot on bus or for more information.

Contact Us

Georgia Women's Action for New Directions

250 Georgia Avenue
Suite 202
Atlanta, GA 30312

404-524-5999 - phone
404-524-7593 - fax

info@georgiawand.org

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