Media Advisory - "Save the Spit" Information Forum to be held on March 24

Hear the latest updates and how you can help Save the Spit at the St. Simons Island Casino

WHO:  GreenLaw, Center for a Sustainable Coast, and Altamaha Riverkeeper

WHAT:  Informational session and Q&A about the Sea Island Acquisition’s proposed 8-lot development on the Spit at the southern tip of the Sea Island.

WHEN:   6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, Monday, March 24, 2014 - Refreshments served from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

WHERE:   St. Simons Island Casino - 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA  31522 -  Room B- Multi-Purpose Room

WHY:   The purpose of the forum is to provide concerned citizens with up-to-date information about the proposed development and actions they can take to get involved with the effort to “Save the Spit.”

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GreenLaw is GreenLaw is a Georgia-based nonprofit law firm serving environmental and community organizations that have been adversely impacted by pollution.  Since 1992, GreenLaw has achieved these goals by providing free, high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental organizations and community groups throughout Georgia. For more information, visit www.greenlaw.org and follow @greenlaw_GA on Twitter.

The Center for a Sustainable Coast was formed in 1997 by a group of public-spirited environmental professionals and concerned citizens. The purpose is to improve the responsible use, protection, and conservation of coastal Georgia's resources - natural, historic, and economic. The Center believes that the public deserves the best possible protection of our environmental interests and quality of life, while enjoying responsible use of this region's diverse natural resources.

Altamaha Riverkeeper is a 501(c)(3) non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the habitat, water quality, and flow of the Altamaha River, Georgia's largest river, from its headwaters in North Georgia to its terminus at the Atlantic Ocean near Darien. ARK represents more than 1,000 members who live, work, and recreate in the Oconee, Ocmulgee, and Ohoopee River Basins and their feeder streams that make up the 1,400 square mile Altamaha River Watershed.