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Reminder: Meeting this Thursday

August 10, 2011

Thursday’s Meeting

Join us at 6:30 on Thursday night for our monthly meeting.  We will meet this month at Richard’s On Main under the Apollo Theater on Main Street in downtown Peoria.  There are a lot of topics to cover at the meeting and a lot of event going on in the next several weeks.  Here is a snapshot of the agenda for the night:

  • New location for monthly meetings
  • Meeting conflict Sept 8th with ICC Green Expo – film fest night
  • November meet and greet with Melissa Hulting
  • ICC Fall Workshops
  • ICC Green Expo
  • Web site development
  • Neil Seldman visits
  • Review of Gasland event
  • NRYD Sustainability Bus Tour
  • America Recycles Day – Nov 15th
  • Calendar Review
  • Local Food
  • Library Display

Upcoming Events

Sunday, August 21st.  6:30-8:30 PM.  NATIONAL MOVE TO AMEND SPOKESMAN TO APPEAR LOCALLY – David Cobb, national spokesperson for the Move to Amend organization, will speak in Peoria Heights at Forest Park Nature Center, 5809 Forest Park Drive on Sunday, August 21st from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. His topic will be “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule”.

Sunday, August 28th, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.  Heart of Illinois Sierra Club and Peoria Families Against Toxic Waste are sponsoring speaker Neil Seldman, of the Institute for Local Self Reliance, to present “Recycling Pays for a Cleaner and Greener Community” and to host a discussion on how cities across the country are increasing their local recycling.

Monday, August 29th, 9:00 AM.  The Peoria County Siting Hearing regarding the proposed 10 million ton expansion Cell 3 at our City / County landfill begins at 9 a.m. on Monday, August 29th, at the Grand Hotel, Brandywine Drive, near Northwoods Mall.

Wednesday, August 31st, 6:00 PM.  Peoria County Siting – Public Comments.  The hearing has Wednesday evening, August 31st, beginning at 6 p.m. scheduled for public comments.  Please come to this hearing and make some comments on how you want/know/wish Peoria to do better with recycling and reducing waste and concerns that we are not doing enough to reduce our waste.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 8-10th.  ICC Green Expo.  The second annual event will be held at main ICC campus in East Peoria.  Details to come.

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