Goddard Schools 'Step Up' Awareness for the Environment
WHAT: Atlanta Goddard Schools® Stepping Up for the Environment Event.
Goddard Schools across Atlanta will be “Stepping Up for the Environment” on March 30th at 10 a.m., a day before the global Earth Hour event hosted by the World Wildlife Fund. Throughout the week, children and teachers will enjoy lessons designed to increase their awareness of how energy use and daily activities can affect the future of the planet and how they can conserve energy in their daily lives.
WHO: The Goddard Schools throughout Atlanta
WHEN: On Friday, March 30th at 10 a.m., the school will "Flip the Switch" and turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour.
WHERE: The Goddard Schools throughout Atlanta (a complete list is available at www.goddardschool.com) and includes schools in Buckhead, Roswell, Alpharetta, Canton, Cumming, Suwanee, Woodstock, etc
WHY: During Earth Hour on Saturday, March 31stat 8:30 p.m. hundreds of millions of people around the world will turn off their lights for one hour in a vote for action on the climate crisis.
Goddard Systems, Inc. is the leading childcare company in the U.S., with more than 380 schools nationwide.
About EARTH HOUR:
Since its inception five years ago, Earth Hour has captured the world’s imagination becoming a global phenomenon. Last year, for Earth Hour 2011 hundreds of millions of people in approximately 4,000 cities in 135 countries on seven continents turned out. These people and municipalities were joined by iconic landmarks including: the Las Vegas Strip, Empire State Building, Space Needle, Great Pyramids of Giza, Parthenon, St. Peter’s Basilica, Big Ben and the Eiffel Tower.
About Goddard Systems, Inc.
Recently named No. 1 Childcare Franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur magazine, for the eleventh consecutive year (January 2012) and one of the Top 200 Franchise Systems (in worldwide sales), by Franchise Times, for the fifth consecutive year (October 2011); Goddard Systems, Inc. (GSI) is expanding The Goddard School® network throughout the United States. Headquartered in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, GSI currently licenses 380+ franchised schools with more than 45,000 students in 35 states. With a successful system in place and dedicated franchisees, GSI is the acknowledged leader in franchised childcare and a premier childcare provider in the United States. To learn more, visit http://www.goddardschool.com for more information.