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2017 Golf Tournament

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2017 Annual Golf Tournament

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The PROMISE Pledge Campaign – Prom Night 2015

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The PROMise Pledge Campaign - Prom Night 2015
PROMise (Instincts * Safety * Environment) Pledge

The PROMise Pledge

The PROMise Pledge campaign is designed to encourage teens to take all possible measures to have a safe, affordable, and memorable prom night.

 

 

 

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Print a copy of  PROMise Pledge
 By signing the PROMise Pledge, teens acknowledge the seriousness of making great decisions in order to have an awesome prom night, from start to finish.
The Glam Station

As part of the PROMise Pledge, Marvelous Light  and S.F.  Chamber sponsors the Glam Station. We provide affordable and professional make-up services for taking the PROMise Pledge.

 

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GEARING UP FOR A SAFE PROM

Help us promote safety prom activities....

This is a campaign to promote safety activities during prom season, one of the most dangerous times on the road for teens. Death toll rises for teens during the prom season period from March through June, and multiple families are affected by fatal collisions and accidents causing serious injuries. Additionally, prom has become the new wedding and spending on the springtime high school dance is climbing. A higher price tag is the new norm for an increasingly lavish event for which teens and their families are dropping a load of cash on one-of-a-kind dresses and tuxes, limos or party buses, hair, make-up, jewelry, flowers, dinner and dance tickets. According to data from a survey released by Visa, an average of $1,078 is expected to be spent by families with teens, up from $807.

 

 

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Historical Palmetto Positioned for New Growth

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Described as a comfortable mix of country and charm, Palmetto has a history and commitment to preservation that makes it an excellent place for businesses and industries that are yearning for the benefits of a quiet, small-town community coupled with easy access to a major Interstate (just 2 miles from I-285) and the world’s busiest airport. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is only 20 miles north of Palmetto.

It’s easy to recognize the opportunities for growth in Palmetto when you consider it’s 2006 annexation of new land, just before the economic recession, which doubled its size to 1109-square-miles. While the community patiently awaits the new waters of economic recovery to fuel growth, Palmetto has nonetheless undertaken major strides toward developing the city into a unique mix of small southern town business with space for commercial enterprise.

Located 25 miles south of Atlanta on Highway 29, Palmetto was established in 1833 and became part of Fulton County in 1932. Today, Palmetto honors its history through the preservation of its historic homes and buildings. The most recent of which is the restoration of the old train depot into a new meeting facility and history learning museum thanks to a $1 million grant, according to City Administrator Bill Shell.

On the commercial front, Palmetto is home to the newly relocated Lowe’s East Coast 1.3 million-square-foot distribution facility and the new $6.3 million LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified Community Medical Center of Palmetto. Other industry mainstays in the community include the American-Apec-Pan-Engineering company (formerly Walker Concrete) and Spurlin Industries, as well as the Fulton County Board of Education and the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries.

“The town has been very supportive of business from the get-go,” said Jon Wollenzien, CEO of the Community Health Center of Palmetto, who noted that the company chose to locate the new 23,000-square-foot LEED® gold building in Palmetto in part because of its proximity to the airport, and other healthcare hubs and medical services. In fact, the company added its corporate offices to the new space when it relocated its headquarters from the City of Atlanta this past February. “We got an incredible amount of cooperation from the city in terms of breaking down barriers because our relocation benefits the people and city of Palmetto.”

Getting Out and Going Green in South Fulton

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South Fulton communities are getting back to nature, embracing green spaces, bettering building practices and fostering healthier lifestyles. The level of interest and enthusiasm in greener living and working environments has grown exponentially in South Fulton County.

There are numerous environmental education opportunities available throughout the county and its cities for both children and adults. Programs that encourage respect and care for the environment like the Keep South Fulton Beautiful and the Rivers Alive campaigns are taking hold and making a difference. “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” is now a household phrase. Enjoying the outdoors and engaging in an eco-friendly lifestyle is easy to do in South Fulton with its natural treasures of rivers, lakes, hiking trails, protected green spaces, wildlife habitats and more than two dozen local parks.

In the Chattahoochee Hills area, the Serenbe community, site of the 2012 Home and Garden Television (HGTV) Green Home and showcase for Bosch Geothermal products, is a 1,000-acre community of balanced living. The area serves as a model for sustainable living and development with minimal environmental impact, including a 25-acre organic farm, an artisan and farmer’s market, shops and restaurants. Previously, Serenbe partnered with Bosch to build three new homes featuring energy-efficient Bosch products and a new Bosch Experience Center.

Cochran Mill Park and Nature Center, located in Palmetto, offer miles of hiking, jogging and horse trails for exercise and fresh air. Visitors enjoy the wildlife habitat, playground, picnic shelter, wetlands and waterfalls. Camps, seasonal events and classes, such as the Nature Center’s Junior Naturalist Camp and Camp Cricket provide plenty of activities for the whole family.

Gardening enthusiasts can enjoy the small family-operated hydrangea nursery at Wilkerson Mill Gardens located near an 1860s mill in Palmetto. The Gardens provide everything you need to know about hydrangea plants, which are native to Georgia and a moniker of pride for the state and its residents.

Whether you bike, hike, kayak, run, walk, play, explore, discover or simply enjoy nature, South Fulton County is a community ready to share and protect its natural treasures.