2014 December Chapter Meeting
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Leading with Purpose: Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future Speaker: Laura Turner Seydel

When: 12/3/2014
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia  30313
United States
Contact: SHRM-Atlanta

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Leading with Purpose: Creating a Sustainable and Healthy Future

Our December Chapter Meeting speaker, Laura Turner Seydel, daughter of philanthropist and environmentalist Ted Turner, is a leading lady among a family of leaders that have had a significant impact on shaping the City of Atlanta and leading worldwide sustainability initiatives. Mrs. Seydel is a leader and helps to influence many businesses to lead by example when it comes to being good stewards of the environment. Mrs. Seydel, a conservationist and eco-living expert, will present tips for going green to benefit our communities, organizations and future generations. The importance of leading environmentally friendly businesses gains significant traction every day. Learn ways to minimize your business's carbon footprint and how it can impact the bottom line.

Speaker: Laura Turner Seydel

Laura Turner Seydel is an international environmental advocate and eco-living expert dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for our children.

Laura is chairperson of the Captain Planet Foundation which promotes hands-on environmental education projects worldwide. She is a director of and works with the Environmental Working Group to limit the toxic chemicals in food, air, water and consumer products. In 2004 she co-founded Mothers and Others for Clean Air and is currently the Chair of the Board, and in 1994 she and her husband co-founded Chattahoochee Riverkeeper.

Laura serves on her family’s foundation boards including The Turner Foundation, Jane Smith Turner Foundation, the Turner Endangered Species Fund, and Ted’s Montana Grill. She is vice chair of League of Conservation Voters Education Fund and sits on additional national boards including League of Conservation Voters, Defenders of Wildlife, Waterkeeper Alliance, the Carter Center Board of Councilors, as well as serving on the advisory board for the Ray C. Anderson Foundation. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Downtown Atlanta. Laura lives with her husband and her three children in their home, EcoManor, the first LEED certified Gold residence in the southeastern United States.


Stock the HomeStretch Pantry!
For our December charity giving event, SHRM-Atlanta is partnering with HomeStretch to assist their families have a warm and wonderful holiday.  As you may know HomeStretch guides homeless working families with minor children in North Metro Atlanta toward increased self-reliance and stability by providing life-skills training, mentoring and supportive housing.  SHRM-Atlanta would like to ensure that all families have enough food to eat and other household supplies to get them through the holiday season.  We are asking all Chapter meeting participants to bring a donation of canned food items or other household necessities to the December Chapter meeting.  Suggested items include:
•  Canned food items (tuna, chicken, soups, vegetables, fruits, beans)
•  Pasta and spaghetti sauce
•  Jelly, jams and honey
•  Condiments (ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, salad dressing, vegetable oil)
•  Sugar and flour
•  Peanut Butter
•  New linens (towels, kitchen linens, twin/full sheets, pillows)
•  Cleaning supplies (Mr. Clean magic erasers, oven cleaner)
•  Personal hygiene supplies (soap, lotion, toothpaste/brushes)
•  Laundry detergent

Thank you so much for your participation!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:


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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: Reception
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM: Doors Open for Lunch
11:30 AM - 11:50 AM: Lunch
11:35 AM - 11:40 AM: Welcome by the Georgia Aquarium
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM: Awards and President Presentations
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM: Speaker Presentation
1:20 PM - 1:30 PM: Closing Remarks
1:30 PM: Meetings Adjourns


Upon completion of the December Chapter Meeting, you will have access to the Georgia Aquarium.


Purchase a Table: SHRM-Atlanta's December Chapter Meeting Luncheon at the Aquarium is one of our most popular events of the year. This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a table for 10 and bring your staff, clients, or guests to this terrific event. A table for 10 attendees is only $350! If you are interested in purchasing a table, click on register and select this ticket option.

Advance Registration Deadline: December 2, 2014
Cancellation Deadline: November 26, 2014

 Registration Rates:
  Advanced On-Site
 Member $35 $45
 Non-Member $55 $65
 Student Member $20 $25
 Student Non-Member $35 $35

If paying via check, please note that your registration will not be confirmed until payment has been received. Please mail your check, along with the invoice to:

3525 Piedmont Road
Building Five, Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30305

Cancellation Policy:  Refunds will not be granted if cancellation is not received by the specified deadline. Send all cancellation notices via e-mail to info@shrmatlanta.org. Substitutions are allowed, however the non-member rate may apply. If we do not receive a cancellation notice you will be required to pay for this event, even if you are unable to attend.