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Peoria to Host Climate Change Panel Discussion

June 1, 2010

The Challenges of Climate Change

Security, Sustainability and Suggestions for Alternatives

A panel discussion hosted by the Peoria Area World Affairs Council and the Heart of Illinois Sierra Club

  • Dr. David Michel – “A River Runs Through It: Climate Change, Global Security, and Shared Water Resources,” Director of Environmental Security, The Stimson Center, Washington, DC
  • Dr. James Foley – “Economic Sustainability and the Challenges of Climate Change,” Director, Turner Center for Entrepreneurship, Illinois SBDC International Trade Center, Bradley University
  • Mark Bauer – “Conquering the Elements:  Alternative Energy Systems,” CEO/Owner of Bauer Power, Dunlap, IL
  • Jofrey Quintanar – “Living in Your Environment:  Sustainable Architecture,” AIA, LEED AP, CDT Principal for Element Design Studio, Chicago, IL

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Barrack’s Cater Inn

1224 W. Pioneer Parkway, Peoria, IL

Reception begins at 5:00 PM

Dinner will be served at 6:00 PM

Panel Presentation will begin at 7:00 PM

Please RSVP by June 14 for the “early bird special”!

Tickets for the dinner and presentation are $30 for Peoria Area World Affairs Council members, Sierra Club members, and Students ($22 for dinner and $8 for the program) and $35 for non-members ($22 for dinner and $15 for the program).  A $5.00 late fee will apply to all reservations received after June 14th.

Tickets for the presentation only are $10 for PAWAC and Sierra Club members;  $15 for the general public in advance.  All tickets purchased at the door are $15.  High school students will a valid ID may attend at no charge.  Pre-registration is encouraged.

Online registration for this event is available at, or you may send in the registration information listed below.  There is a processing fee for the use of credit cards;  there is no charge for purchases made by check or cash.

For reservations by mail, send in the information listed below to PAWAC, 1501 W. Bradley Avenue, Peoria, IL 61625.  Phone 309-677-2454.  Registration must be received by June 15th.

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Choice of
    • Dinner & presentation for PAWAC / Sierra members / students at $30 each
    • Dinner & presentation for non-members at $35 each
    • Presentation only or PAWAC / Sierra members / students at $10 each
    • Presentation only for non-members at $15 each
  • Please enclose a check payable to PAWAC or provide your credit card number and expiration date.  Note:  due to increased fees, PAWAC must add $4.00 to process your credit card transaction.

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