Go Green Get Rewards Festival this Saturday in Underground Atlanta!

Atlanta’s getting a little greener this Saturday, May 16th, 2009 with the “Go Green Get Rewards” festival downtown at Underground Atlanta! Underground Atlanta and REI are presenting a FREE Green Rewards Festival – details from the press release below! Oh, and the Atlanta BeltLine is going to have a booth there and we still need a couple of volunteers! So if you have a few hours on Saturday afternoon and want to check out the festival, please sign up to volunteer online!

  • What: Go Green Get Rewards Festival
  • When: Saturday, May 16, 2009 from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. with a 3 p.m. performance by Dionne Farris
  • Where: Kenny’s Alley at Underground Atlanta at 50 Upper Alabama St., Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Cost: FREE!

ATLANTA – “Going Green” is all the rage…and with good reason.  Celebrate the movement and reward yourself at the FREE Green Rewards Festival at Underground Atlanta on Saturday, May 16 from noon – 5 p.m. in Kenny’s Alley. The festival will celebrate the launch of www.GoGreenGetRewards.com, a volunteer rewards program created to support environmental non-profits and reward social activism.

The event will feature live music with special performance by Grammy nominee Dionne Farris as well as the blues, jazz and funk band, Room 2 Groove. Take a glimpse at what else you can expect at this worthy festival:

  • Children will enjoy creating crafts from recycled materials at the green kid zone while being captivated by the one and only Captain Planet. REI will present their PEAK program a fun way to educate and entertain children of all ages.
  • Shop our green vendors to purchase environmentally conscious products.
  • Presenting sponsor REI will host an “Eco-fashion show” featuring the latest in eco-fashions.
  • Bring your old electronics for free onsite electronic recycling and take advantage of green giveaways throughout the day.
  • Non-profits including the Captain Planet Foundation, Sierra Club, Georgia Organics and Southface will be on site.
  • Vendor giveaways, totaling more than $2,000 in FREE merchandise you can win.

The green event strives to leave no footprint on the environment while simultaneously educating the public about the importance of environmental awareness. Ride Marta, bring refillable bottles for your drinks, electronic items to recycle, dress in your recycled best for the fashion show, or just show up to get your green rewards and enjoy the music and activities.

There are still opportunities to participate as a sponsor, nonprofit partner, and/or vendor.  Contact Tammy Allen at 678.344.6032 or
tammyallen1@comcast.net for more information.  

About Underground Atlanta: Conveniently located near the Georgia State Capitol, Georgia Aquarium, World of Coca-Cola, and the Martin
Luther King Jr. History Center, Underground Atlanta is a great place to start the day visiting downtown’s attractions and events. Located in
the heart of the city, Underground offers a wide variety of shops, restaurants and activities for everyone to enjoy. Explore six blocks, twelve
acres, three levels and 225,000 ft. of shopping, restaurants and entertainment, as well as the restaurants and clubs in Atlanta’s hottest
nightclub area, Kenny’s Alley!  Be sure to visit www.underground-atlanta.com for more information or call Underground Atlanta at 404-523-
2311.

If you need more info:
www.GoGreenGetRewards.com / Festival Contact:  Tammy Allen – 678.344.6032 or tammyallen1@comcast.net.
Underground Atlanta Media Contact:  Tara Murphy / Ashley Hesseltine – 360 Media, Inc. – 404.577.8686 or info@360media.net.

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