November 2013 Calender of Events
Georgia WAND and Community Partner Event: Stand for Peace
Come out to Stand for Peace every Friday at 12 PM! Spread the message of peace at this weekly vigil, and then afterwards, join folks in the Colony Square Food Court for lunch, discussion, and fellowship.
Stand for Peace began over ten years ago to speak out against the Iraq War, and still continues every week to promote the message of ending wars and building peace.
When: Every Friday, 12 PM - 1 PM; Upcoming days: November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Where: Colony Square, 14th and Peachtree, Atlanta GA
For more information, call at 404-524-5999.
Tuesday, November 5
Take part in exercising your civil right to be counted & cast your ballot! To further understand voting in Georgia, click here.
When: Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Where: Check the Georgia Secretary of State My Voter Page for your status and voting location
Wednesday, November 6
Georgia WAND Community Partner Event
"The Wisdom of Foolishness" an Executive Lecture Series & Reception
Presenting noted inventor, lecturer and writer, Professor Martin Hellman of Stanford University will deliver a thought-provoking lecture to attendees on our country's nuclear weapons posture. The public will be encouraged to enter into dialogue with new insights from Professor Hellman's innovative perspective and electrical engineering background.
When: Wednesday, November 6, 2013; 7 PM-9 PM
Where: Georgia Tech Student Center~Blue Ballroom, 3rd Floor
350 Ferst Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332
RSVP: 770-261-4274 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, November 9
7th Annual Douglas Debs Dinner
Join in celebration of Georgia WAND's former executive director, Bobbie Paul, as one of three honorees that will be awarded Saturday night. Keynote speaker, Stewart Acuff, will address attendees.
When: Saturday, November 9, 2013
Where: Paschal's Restaurant; 180 Northside Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Reception at 6 PM; dinner at 7 PM
Friday, November 22- Sunday, November 24
School of the America's (SOA) Watch Conference
Join Georgia WAND at the SOA Watch Vigil at Fort Benning. Georgia WAND is teaming up with the Drone Task Force of the Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition (GPJC) along with thousands of social justice and peace groups and activists to take a stand to resist US militarization and imperialization in communities abroad.
When: Friday, November 22-Sunday, November 24, 2013
Where: The gates of Fort Benning, GA
We need volunteers to give rides and/or to help at Georgia WAND's booth at the conference!
For more information about how you can participate, or if you are just interested in giving or finding a ride to Fort Benning, contact Emilia Kaiser at (404) 524-5999.
Wednesday, December 4
Georgia WAND Holiday Party!!!
Join us for holiday cheer and a yummy potluck as we take time to break bread and share in the spirit of the season.
If you would like, bring your favorite dish!
When: Wednesday, December 4, 2013, 6:00-8:00 pm
Where: The Lakehouse at Avondale
59 Lakeshore Drive, Avondale Estates, Georgia, 30002
Please RSVP by Novemeber 27:
Emilia Kaiser: email@example.com