Archive for October, 2009
You are invited to attend a discussion about local sustainability with Pat Benson from the Transition US Board of Directors.
Learn about the Transition Movement which is a process of community development focused on our common goals of sustainable economic and environmental balance within a framework that honors individuals and enhances community in the deepest sense, creating the gift of a healthy future for our children and grandchildren.
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Virginia Regional Medical Center basement
McMillian Auditorium Room A
Hosted by the Virginia Sustainability Task Force (VSTF)
Free of Charge
Learn more about the Transition Movement at www.transitionus.org
Or call Ardy at 218-749-4331
Before you purchase an electronic device such as a laptop computer, you can check to see how “green” it is at EPEAT.net
They rate electrical products by looking at their recyclable characteristics and the amount of energy they use.
The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission, working in partnership with the Northeast Minnesota Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, the REDI Program (Rural Energy Development Initiative) The Minnesota Project, and Iron Range Resources will be holding a Northeast Minnesota Wind Energy Forum on Thursday, November 12th from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Mesabi Range Community and Technical College in Virginia, MN. This meeting will provide information to local units of government and community members in the Arrowhead Region who are interested in learning more about opportunities for wind energy development.
See the agenda flier for more information. Please share this forum invitation with others who may be interested.
Please RSVP by phone, email, or mail to make your reservation by Thursday, November 5th.
For questions, or to RSVP, please call, email or mail forms to:
Arrowhead Regional Development Commission
221 West 1st Street
Duluth, MN 55802