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[28 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Alpharetta Encourages everyone to turn lights off

The City of Alpharetta is encouraging all residents and businesses to help raise awareness of the need to conserve energy by turning off the lights in their homes and businesses for one hour on March 28 from 8:30 until 9:30 PM.  Alpharetta is joining more than 930 cities in 80 countries to promote Earth Hour, a global campaign to raise environmental awareness.
Earth Hour is a global campaign coordinated by the World Wildlife Fund that began in Sydney, Australia in 2007, when 2 million people switched off their lights.  Worldwide participation …

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[15 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Earth Hour 2009 – March 28th

It’s time to show your devotion for a sustainable Atlanta and the environment. Earth Hour 2009 is Saturday, March 28th at 8:30 p.m. What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour began in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million homes and businesses switch off their lights for an entire hour as a demonstration against global warming. Last year’s event grew tremendously in size with 50 million people all over the globe, including Atlanta, participating.
Well, this year’s event is more than a demonstration against global warming, it is actually a way to …