Media Advisory: Join Heifer International’s ‘Communities of Change’ Event in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Georgia

What: This year marks both the 70th anniversary of Heifer International and the United Nations proclamation of 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming. To recognize both of these, Heifer International is hosting Beyond Hunger: Communities of Change Atlanta.

Where: The Carter Center, 453 Freedom Pkwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

When: Saturday, October 4, 2014, from 7-9 p.m.
            7-8 p.m.: Informal drop in to view educational exhibits and video
            8-9 p.m.: Speakers including Heifer International president and CEO, Pierre Ferrari; Heifer Foundation President, Ardyth Neill; President of the Southern Association of Independent Schools, Dr. Steve Robinson; and keynote presentation by Heifer Vice President of Africa Programs, Elizabeth Elango Bintliff.

Media: For more information, to attend this event and/or to arrange interviews Heifer representatives, contact Linda Meyers at Linda.Meyers@heifer.org or at 501-907-2647.

About Heifer International:
Heifer’s mission is to end hunger and poverty while caring for the Earth. For 70 years, training to improve the lives of those who struggle daily for reliable sources of food and income. Heifer is currently working in more than 30 countries, including the United States, to help families and communities become more self-reliant. For more information, visit www.heifer.org, read our blog, follow us on Facebook or Twitter, 1-888-5HUNGER (888-548-6437.

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Media Contacts:

Heifer International:
Linda Meyers, Public Relations
Linda.Meyers@heifer.org
501-907-2647

Local Event:
Kate Herndon
Heifer International
Kate.Herndon@heifer.org
(501) 907-8850