Wednesday, June 11, 2008’s Your Groove Goes Green Summer Launch Party 2008 In Celebration of Mayor Franklin’s Sustainable Atlanta Initiative

Publisher of and [a] GreenerAtlanta Web Show, is proud to present a celebration in honor of Sustainable Atlanta, Mayor Franklin’s initiative to lead Atlanta to develop a world-class sustainable city.

Join Atlanta’s green and sustainable professionals and community leaders as the city comes together in pursuit of making Atlanta a world-class sustainable city. The event is expected to draw more than 400 professionals of all ages. It will be hosted at the Event Center @ OPERA on Wednesday June 25, 2008 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will provide gourmet food from local organic farms and a myriad of special cocktails from the ‘green’ bars located throughout the facility.

Entertainment includes a live DJ, a green fashion show, and live filming of recycling oriented public-service-announcements. BroadcastAtlanta will be launching its and new green HD Web shows including [a] GreenerAtlanta Show.

A special HD Web video will be premiered at the event showcasing Atlanta’s achievements and efforts in reaching the mayor’s goal. Highlights include profiles of city workers, local community leaders and civic leaders who are making a difference. The video will be available for sharing on local websites.

Lynnette Young, Executive Director of Sustainable Atlanta, Mandy Schmitt, Director of Sustainability for the city of Atlanta along with executives from Coca Cola, UPS, Home Depot, Emory and others will be in attendance.

Green professionals from local businesses, organizations and community groups are invited to attend. Admittance is free, online registration is requested at has put together a diverse steering committee to represent all different aspects of green and sustainable efforts in Atlanta. The Steering Committee includes the following organizations:

Tony Anderson – Let’s Raise A Million
Beth Bond –
Chris Bradley – Double Dome Web Technologies
Sarah Boardman – Waldenour
Bobbie Dent – Pratt Recycling
Kelly Diamond – Coca Cola Enterprises
Kelly Gray – Emory University
Gloria Hardegree – Georgia Recycling Coalition, Inc.
Drew Pierson – Sterling Planet
Sean Mahoney – Mahoney Consulting
Jill Muir –The Atlanta Event Center @ Opera
Jennifer Owens – Georgia Organics
Abigail Paine – Park Pride
Abbey Patterson – AMP Consulting
Polly Sattler – Sustainable Business Partners/GreenPlate, Inc.
Valena Scott – Sustainable Atlanta
Derek Smith – Organic Eatz
Courtney Townsend – Georgians for Better Transportation
Lawton Ursrey – IndiePeace
McNair Wagoner – Earth Endeavors
Betsy Walsh – Tunnell-Spangler-Walsh and Associates
Amanda Winters – Flammer Relations, Inc.
Shirley Wintsch – Nitabella

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