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May 18, 2017

4th Annual Root Ball

4th Annual Root Ball

Thursday, May 18, 2017
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Patron & Sponsor Reception)
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Root Ball)
The Foundry at Puritan Mill
916 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Event Co-Chairs
Michael Bishop & Shane Thomas
Leigh & Neal Papevies

The 2017 Root Ball will celebrate Trees Atlanta’s growth on the Westside including the current installation of the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum on the Westside Beltline Trail, expanded education programs focused on Westside schools, and restoration work in greenspaces located in the Westview and West End neighborhoods.

We invite you to be a part of this special celebration. The event will feature dinner, cocktails, music and a huge silent auction. Community tree champions will also be recognized for the work they do to support tree canopy in our city. All proceeds will benefit Trees Atlanta’s innovative and trusted education, planting, and conservation programs.

Click here to view photos of Root Ball 2016.

If you are interested in corporate sponsorship opportunities, which start at the $1,000 level and include tickets and logo recognition, please contact Kate Conner.

Date: May 18, 2017

Weekly Plant Guardians

Help care for our plants at projects around town. Activities include mulching urban trees in the Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, watering new trees, removing invasive plants, maintaining the Atlanta BeltLine Arboretum, planting new trees, and other outdoor maintenance tasks.

We highly recommend that volunteers wear long pants and long sleeves. All volunteers need closed-toed shoes or boots, clothes that can get dirty, sunscreen and bug spray as needed, snacks as needed (though a meal or snack before the project is recommended), and drinking water in reusable containers. No one-time-use plastic bottles, please.

You may choose from from the following shifts:
  • 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
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Start: May 18, 2017 8:00 am
End: May 18, 2017 3:00 pm
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