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2012 PACE Award Winners are “In Good Company”

Employers, Schools and Individuals Recognized for Their Work on Traffic and Air Quality Issues

The 2012 PACE Awards were presented in 13 categories to Georgia workplaces, schools and individual leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to improved mobility and air quality. Now in its 12th year, the PACE Awards are presented by The Clean Air Campaign, in partnership with the region’s transportation management associations, RideSmart, and the Georgia Department of Transportation.

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100 Largest Urban Counties to Tour Renewable Energy Facility at DeKalb’s Seminole Road Landfill

Members of the National Association of Counties’ Large Urban County Caucus (LUCC), a bipartisan coalition of elected county executives from the nation’s 100 largest urban counties, toured DeKalb County’s Renewable Energy Facility and CNG Fueling Station at the Seminole Road Landfill at 4203 Clevemont Road, Ellenwood.  The facility and fueling station, which began operations this year, is a model for green projects that can be replicated in other urban counties across the United States.

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McDonald's, The Salvation Army and KaBoom! to Build Playground for Griffin Children

A dream is now a reality for children in Griffin as their drawings were turned into a new playground today. In less than eight hours, the play space was built at The Salvation Army Community Center for Boys & Girls with the help of more than 200 volunteers from The Salvation Army, the McDonald’s Foundation and non-profit KaBOOM!. The new playground will serve hundreds of children in the community for years to come. 

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DeKalb Parks Bond Advisory Committee and Initiative for a Green DeKalb Advisory Council Combined Meeting

The regular meeting of the DeKalb Parks Bond Advisory Committee and Initiative for a Green DeKalb Advisory Council will be held Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the ONE DeKalb Resource Center located on the lower level of Northlake Mall near the Macy’s entrance, 4800 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA 30345.

 

There will be an update on greenspace acquisitions and current Parks and Recreation projects.

 

For more information, please call Mamie Ellis at 404-371-2082.

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