Georgia Advocacy

 

2015 Alzheimer's Awareness Day At the Georgia State Capitol
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Tentative Schedule
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Join us for the Alzheimer’s Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol on Thursday, February 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The tentative agenda for Awareness Day is:

8:30 AM - 8:45 AM -- Awareness Day Registration—Central Presbyterian Church (CPC)

9:00 AM -- Meet inside the North Wing of the Capitol, 2nd floor for our photo with the Governor 

10:00 AM -- Awareness Day Kickoff--Central Presbyterian Church

10:45 AM - 2:30 PM -- Appointments with legislators/calling legislators out of session/House or Senate Gallery when not in meetings-- Capitol

12:15 PM - 2:15 PM -- Lunch with Legislators--advocates and legislators drop in for lunch at CPC as their schedules permit

1:15 PM -- Continue Meetings with Legislators--Capitol and Coverdell Legislative office Building 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM -- Closing Ceremony--CPC

There is no cost to register for/attend Alzheimer’s Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol—but, you must register in advance in order for us to have an accurate head count for lunch and t-shirts, and in order for us to schedule appointments with your legislators for you. Registration is limited, due to church Fire Code, to the first 400 people who register. CLICK HERE to register to attend our 2015 Alzheimer's Awareness Day at the Georgia State Capitol. This form allows you to register only two advocates to attend Awareness Day. Please call 1-800-272-3900 to register any additional attendees.

To equip you to speak with your legislator, and to enable you to develop confidence in discussing the issues, we are offering Awareness Day Training opportunities across the state.

Atlanta Chapter Office, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346
Wednesday, January 28, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 29, 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Augusta Regional Office, 106 SRP Drive; Ste A, Evans, GA 30809
Wednesday, January 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Monday, February 2, 2014, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Columbus Regional Office, 5900 River Road, Suite 303, Columbus, GA 31904
Tuesday, January 20, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, January 21, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 27, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 29, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 3, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 5, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Dalton-Rome/Floyd County Library, 205 Riverside Parkway NE, Rome, GA 30161
Tuesday January 20, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Dalton Regional Office, 922 East Morris Street, Dalton, GA 30721
Thursday January 22, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Macon Regional Office, 886 Mulberry Street, Macon, GA 31201
Tuesday, January 27, 9:00 a.m-11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 27, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 29, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 29, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Savannah Regional Office, 201 Television Circle, Savannah, GA 31406
Tuesday, January 27, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Savannah-Pittman Park United Methodist Church, 1102 Fair Road, Statesboro, GA 30458
Wednesday, January 28, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tifton Regional Office, 225 East 2nd Street, Tifton, GA 31794
Thursday, January 15, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 7, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
 

Interested in looking up Federal or State Legislation? These two sites will help:

For Federal Legislation:

Legislative Information
A service from the U.S. Library of Congress. Includes a schedule of current floor activities in Congress, documentation of all major legislation, summaries 
of bills and their status, text of the Congressional Record, committee reports, and home pages. Provides information about other Congressional Internet sites, Library of Congress Web links and a directory of e-mail addresses for members of Congress.
     See: 
https://beta.congress.gov/

For Georgia Legislation: 

To check the status of a bill in the Georgia Legislature, or to see a photo of your GA state senator or GA state representative, go to: www.legis.state.ga.us. On the left-hand menu bar, click on "Search Legislation" to find a specific bill. On the same menu bar, click on "Picture Book," to find a photo of your legislator. It sometimes takes a little time for the picture book to be updated during the first year of the two-year session.