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Mon / June 18, 2018

Points of Light Conference Returns to Atlanta

WHAT: Points of Light is hosting its annual conference, Service Unites, in Atlanta this year, June 18-20. With the theme of “Igniting Civic Culture,” Service Unites, the world’s largest service-related convening, will bring together more than 2,500 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders to gain and share the knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change globally. The conference will feature 12 learning paths built around topics ranging from youth engagement to business as a force for good to building resilient communities through service. Past speakers have included U.S. Congressman John Lewis, former President Jimmy Carter, Tyler Perry and more. Early- bird registration for Service Unites is now open. Regular registration will begin April 14. WHO: Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through affiliates in 250 cities and partnerships with thousands of nonprofits and corporations, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 20 million hours of service each year. WHEN: June 18-20, 2018 WHERE: Omni Hotel 100 CNN Center NW Atlanta, GA 30303 MEDIA CONTACT: Frances Chang communications21 fchang@c21pr.com 404-814-1330 Or Meghann Gibbons Vice President, Marketing & Communications mgibbons@pointsoflight.org 404-979-2920 

12:00 AM

Omni Hotel

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Mon / June 18, 2018

Kicking Off Summer With Blooms at Bulla Gastrobar

Join us at Bulla Gastrobar to kick-off summer, as we learn the art of arranging gorgeous fresh cut flowers! Grab a friend and enjoy a complimentary round of sangria and appetizers while learning tips and tricks on how to put together your own floral arrangements at home. At the end of the class you'll take home your beautiful bouquet!

Purchased tickets but something came up? You can transfer your ticket to another class as long as you contact us at least 48 hours before the event. Please note we do not offer refunds.

7:00 PM

Bulla Gastrobar 60 11th Street NE, Atlanta, GA

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Tue / June 19, 2018

Free Ice Cream Social Raises Money for Salvation Army

What if we told you that every scoop of FREE ice cream you ate would donate $1 to charity? Come enjoy FREE Mayfield Creamery Moose Tracks Ice Cream to help raise $10,000 for Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta! 10,000 scoops of Mayfield Creamery Moose Tracks will be served at Colony Square on Tuesday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as a part of the largest ice cream social around – the 10,000 Scoop Challenge. For each scoop served, Moose Tracks will donate $1 to The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta with the hopes to raise $10,000 for vital community programs. The Salvation Army of Metro Atlanta could really use your help in joining us to reach the goal of $10,000 for community programs. Please invite all of your family and friends! We can’t wait to see you all there 😊

11:00 AM

1197 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30361

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Tue / June 19, 2018

Petals and Pints

Join us for the 3rd Tuesday, Petals and Pints Red Hare Brewery! Grab your friend and beau, to learn the art of flower arranging, while drinking delicious craft beer! At the end of the evening, take home your beautiful arrangement, as well as any other must-have Red Hare beers and merchandise! This ticket includes 1 full beer of choice!

6:30 PM

Red Hare Brewing Company, 1998 Delk Industrial Boulevard SE, Marietta, GA

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Wed / June 20, 2018

What is the Role of Modern Marketing in Business and How Can You Build Success?

So much about marketing changed last week, let alone in the last 10 years. Businesses and executives alike struggle to keep up. There’s no shortage of advice but separating what is sage – from what is snake oil – has become a daunting challenge. This panel will bring together seasoned marketing leaders from startup, SMB and enterprise backgrounds for a hype-free and pragmatic discussion on the role of modern marketing you won’t want to miss. Attendees will learn about: • What has and has not changed in marketing; • Marketing strategy in the age of data and analytics; • How marketing can cut through the clutter and noise; • Building credibility for marketing – internally and externally; and • Emerging needs for talent and marketing technology. Panelists: • Craig Dekshenieks, Director, Content & Marketing Operations at Aderant • Howard Flint, CEO at Ghost Partner, Inc. • Mike Mitchell, Director of Marketing at Listen360 • Stephanie Phillips, Promotional Consultant, Brown & Bigelow Moderated by Frank Strong, Founder & President at Sword and the Script Media, LLC 

5:30 PM

Thrive CoWorking

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Thu / June 21, 2018

Network Under 40:Atlanta Dine With 9 at Bar Americano

Tickets Are Only Available Online Lunch hour with your co-workers getting stale? Looking to make new friends and/or business connections? Then shake up your lunch hour by enjoying a great meal all while building productive connections with a group of no more than 18 people! Dine With 9 is an extension of our larger monthly evening events, but is designed to enable a space for more in depth conversations over a meal. You’ll arrive, mingle with all attendees for the first 30 minutes, and then select your seat. How Does It Work? The First 18 diners to reserve their seat are locked in – If you reserve and can no longer attend, we ask that you give your seat to someone else so the table is full. If your seat goes empty, we won’t be able to invite you back A $25 flat fee covers your lunch from a pre-selected menu, a nonalcoholic beverage, tax, tip, Eventbrite ticketing fees, and an hour and a half of great networking – When you’re finished, no need to worry about the bill because we’ve taken care of it Please review the menu before purchasing as it is a set menu. If for some reason our selected menu does not fit your needs you may be able to alter your order, but will be responsible for any additional fees The Schedule: 11:30am – Arrive and mingle with other attendees 12pm – Be seated and orders will be taken 1pm – The lunch concludes If you’re looking for a place to connect on a more personal level, then Dine with 9 is perfect for you! We’ve sold out before, so get your tickets early while they’re available! Parking Information: There is FREE parking in either Andrews Square Lot. We do encourage you to consider taking Uber/Lyft/Taxi. Here’s a special promo code for first-time Lyft users: NU40. (up to $20) Many thanks to our media partner Hypepotamus! *Tickets Are Only Available Online *You Must Be 21 Or Older To Attend

11:30 AM

Eclipse Di Luna

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Thu / June 21, 2018

CheckMate Autism Atlanta

Autism Fundraiser with World Renowned Chess Champion Champion Orrion "CheckMate" Hudson. Calling all chess players to come out have fun, play Chess with the Champion, while donating to a worthy cause for Children with ASD for Tomorrow's Not Yesterday benefit Fundraiser contact Sybil Walton 404-207-3868 for more information about coming out donating or just having fun with The "CheckMate"

6:00 PM

The Solarium 321 I.W. Hill Street Atlanta, Ga

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Sat / June 23, 2018

World Refugee Day Celebration

Join the Coalition of Refugee Service Agencies (CRSA) as we celebrate and honor the vast contributions that refugees make to our communities for World Refugee Day 2018! Enjoy delicious coffee and family-friendly activities as you meet your neighbors, hear from special guest speakers, experience incredible music and dance performances from community groups, and shop locally from refugee and immigrant business owners at our vendors market!

10:00 AM

Refuge Coffee Co.

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Sat / June 23, 2018

Girls Of Virtue Empowered (G.O.V.E.S) Workshop & Lunch

Girls Of Virtue Empowered (G.O.V.E.S) is a prevention education program designed to promote self-esteem, self-confidence, life skills, and inspire positive motivation in young girls. The workshop is FREE to girls between the ages of 6-12 years old. During the workshop, we have fun light-hearted chats about discuss self-esteem, self-confidence, life skills, sowing seeds into positive acts, goals, and aspirations AND LUNCH! We are grateful for the sponsorship of Foresters Financial and partnership with Ms. Pamela Perry for the hygiene products for packing hygiene bags which will be donated to Rainbow Village, a program that transforms the lives of homeless families with children by providing a stable community and services that instill initiative, self-development, and accountability for future generations. If you would like to support this effort, please make a donation which will help purchase hygiene items for approximately 45-50 residents. SEATS ARE LIMITED --- Schedule : Starting promptly at 12 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. - Workshop & Lunch for attendees 1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Packing hygiene bags 2:00-2:30 p.m. - Pack up and leave the venue Tentative - delivery of bags to Rainbow village at 3 p.m. (must be confirmed) Girls between 6-12 years old may attend - if you know of a young lady that will enjoy this event, please have them register by clicking "Learn More" below.

12:00 PM

Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center

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Wed / June 27, 2018

Summer Blooms at Williams-Sonoma

Bring your bestie or beau and join us for an entertaining evening with friends at Williams-Sonoma East Cobb! Learn the art of flower arranging and browse all of the amazing Summer Entertaining options! Enjoy 10% off your in-store purchases during the event! At the end of the event, take home your beautiful arrangement in vase as well as any other must-have in-store find!

6:30 PM

Williams-Sonoma 4475 Roswell Road #800, Marietta, GA

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