Meeting/Event Information

Trees Atlanta

 

April 04, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Trees Atlanta
225 Chester Ave SE 225 Chester Ave SE,
Atlanta, GA 30316
https://treesatlanta.org/
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CHECK OUT THE GRUB

 

Dinner Menu Goodness

Talk of the Town Catering & Special Events

FRIED GREEN TOMATO BLT

fried green tomato sandwich wrapped in bibb lettuce, layered with thick applewood bacon and stuffed with mac and cheese

CHICKEN PICATTA SKEWERS

jumbo chicken tenders battered in basil, parmesan and egg and served with a white wine, caper and lemon butter sauce

THAI BEEF SALAD 

marinated flank steak grilled and thinly sliced; then tossed with our Asian sauce and julienned vegetables; presented on a bed of shredded cabbage and served with fried wonton crisps

ASIAN GLAZED SALMON 

served with edamame, fennel slaw and crackers

TWICE BAKED NEW POTATOES (GF) (V)

with Asiago cheese and chives

SPRING VEGETABLE MELANGE (V) 

shredded lettuce, baby spinach and carrot ribbons with tomato and cucumber in a tomato, lemon and dill vinaigrette thickened with tangy goat cheese

GOURMET BREADS AND SPREADS (V) 

Traditional hummus

Artichoke, spinach and water chestnut spread

 

MEET OUR SPEAKER

Tim Trefzer, Sustainability Manager

Georgia World Congress Center Authority

Tim oversees environmental and social sustainability at the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), which is comprised of the Georgia World Congress Center, the Georgia Dome, Centennial Olympic Park, as well as the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Since 2010, he has been responsible for improving internal operations, working to reduce the impact of events, and increasing stewardship awareness. He’s a LEED Accredited Professional and administered the GWCC’s LEED for Existing Buildings Silver certification making it the world’s largest LEED certified convention center. Tim is also a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University where he leads the Global Context thread of the online Master’s for Sustainability Leadership program. Tim is a sustainability consultant for the College Football Playoff and Super Bowl and was chair of the 2013 Men’s Final Four sustainability committee. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and a Master’s degree from Arizona State University. 

As Kermit the Frog tells us, "It's not easy being green", which may be true, but let's at least find out ways that we can do our part through our everyday lives. 

Ever wonder what those big, leafy, branchy, green things are that we see around the city? Oh, that's right, they are trees. Thanks to Trees Atlanta we have even more of them to provide our bodies with health and oxygen. While most of us are so busy working and creating amazing events, that we probably don't even look up to notice them, they ARE there...and we need them there. 

Green isn't just for St. Patty's day beer, The Hulk, aliens and the ever-so sexy green m&m, but it is also the Pantone color of 2017 and what we will be talking at the April NACE meeting. Find out ways to conserve in your businesses and through producing events that will help us all to "lead the scene to be green".

 PARKING:

Parking is complimentary and available on the propoerty at Trees Atlanta, along the driveway on the EXIT side, on the GRAVEL lot at the corner of Chestnet Ave. and Moreland Ave. as well as street parking. Please follow all parking restrictions and laws. 





 

 

 

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$40.00 Member Ticket
$55.00 after 11:00 pm March 30

$60.00 Guest Ticket
$75.00 after 11:00 pm March 30

$35.00 Full Time Student Guest Ticket (Student ID Required)
$45.00 after 11:00 pm March 30

$25.00 Student Member Ticket
$35.00 after 11:00 pm March 30

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$5.00 10 Raffle Tickets

$3.00 5 Raffle Tickets