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Monday, June 25, 2012

BE AN AMAZING ATLANTAN – STAND UP AND VOLUNTEER!



BE AN AMAZING ATLANTANSTAND UP AND VOLUNTEER!
Atlanta participates in The Amazing Spider-Man national volunteer day to benefit Stand Up To Cancer

WHO:                    
Join Sony Pictures Entertainment, Hands On Atlanta and the Office of Mayor Kasim Reed to celebrate the hero in all of us by volunteering on The Amazing Spider-Man™ “Be Amazing, Stand Up and Volunteer” Day. On Tuesday, June 26th, people of all ages in cities across the country will come together to give their time and energy to help their neighbors – and the day will support Stand Up To Cancer, which funds accelerated and innovative cancer research. Atlantans can log on to www.BeAmazing2012.com to find out more information on the initiative in Atlanta and nationwide.
 
WHAT:                  
Atlanta’s “Be Amazing, Stand Up and Volunteer” opportunities are highlighted by beautification projects at the Grove Park recreation center with the City’s Camp Best Friends youth participants. Activities at the centers include interior and exterior painting, repairing and staining benches, landscaping, building shelves, painting murals and more. Materials will be provided.

In honor of the volunteers, Sony Pictures Entertainment will make a donation to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), an organization very close to one of the producers of the film, Laura Ziskin. A founding member of SU2C, Laura lost her battle with cancer in 2011. Registered Atlanta volunteers will also receive advance screening passes to see The Amazing Spider-Man™ before it arrives in theaters on July 3rd and a “Be Amazing, Stand Up and Volunteer” t-shirt. Registration for all volunteer opportunities will be hosted online by Hands On Atlanta at www.HandsOnAtlanta.org/BeAmazing

WHEN:                  
Tuesday, June 26th 
Camp Hope Volunteer Opportunities from 10AM – 2PM
                               
WHERE:         Grove Park Recreation Center
750 Francis Place Northwest  
Atlanta, GA 30318
Additional opportunities found on www.HandsOnAtlanta.org/BeAmazing


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