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Alternative Energy Tour starts at the Village Hall in Skaneateles...visit our neighbors to the east on Saturday October 4th from 12 Noon to 4 p.m.

Auburn Green Drinks Welcomes You

Auburn Green Drinks invites everyone interested in learning more about the alternative energy improvements for your home or office to attend this fun and informative afternoon tour in the Skaneateles area on Saturday October 4th from 12 Noon to 4 p.m.  For more information on the Alternative Energy Tour check out this website:  

 

http://sustainableskaneateles.wordpress.com/

 

Thank you to all who attended the free Invasive Species Training during the month of July...the experts on Invasive Species were helpful and informative...we were very fortunate here in the Finger Lakes to have such a great free training program available to us to help mitigate the spread of invasive species.  Also thank you to those who attended Owasco Lake Day at Emerson Park on June 26th.  Every year the celebration gets bigger...and who wants to pass up an opportunity for fun on our beautiful lake!  Plus the information and opportunities to become actively involved seem endless.  And also a thank you to those who attended  the Honeywell Tour of the Onondaga Lake Clean up Site on May 16th. This is the biggest lake clean-up project currently underway in the United State so it was a terrific event that provided a rare local opportunity to hear about its progress of the lake clean up.  It gives us all hope that we will indeed have a healthy lake once again in our lifetime. And a special thank you to Frank DeOrio the lead project designer. 

Check out this link for additional details about OWLA and the Clean-up:

http://www.owla.org/

http://www.lakecleanup.com/

 

After a brief summer break we are back in the sustainable learning mode for the Fall.  And looking back so far 2013 has started out strong for Green Drinks Auburn....with the Invasive Species Training sessions in July, Owasco Lake Day in June, our tour of the Honeywell Onondaga Lake Clean Up site in May, the  Watkins Glen Field trip in April to the Green Grand Prix and with the help of our new friends from Sustainable Skaneateles we observed "EARTH HOUR" in March.

And after Auburn Green Drinks' great re-start with four events in 2012...the August 16th meeting at the new Hilton Gardens Inn...the September 19th tour of Welch Allyn's LEED certified plant with IGNITE...and our October 18th meeting at the Pavilion with the latest fuel efficient vehicles to hit the market and our special Green Grand Prix guest from Watkins Glen and a November 8th field trip to visit our Green Drink neighbors in Syracuse NY....its been an exciting 2013.

A special Thank You to all who have attended either these special events or our regular monthly meetings to date.  And we look forward to participation from any and all who want to make Auburn a truly "green" community.  Auburn has a real depth of "green" talent and interest in improving sustainability. So we look forward to your participation and to seeing you at the Alternative Energy Tour on October 4th and many future events as well!! 

GREEN Drinks encourages friends to attend the Alternative Energy Tour sponsored by Sustainable Skaneateles. 

NEXT GREEN EVENT DATE  - October 4th, 2013 

See you at the Village Hall in Skaneateles on October 4, 2013 between 12 Noon and 4 p.m. 

Being Green in the FingerLakes means having fun...learning new things...and keeping things interesting.  If you've resolved to be "green" in 2013 then join us for this terrific afternoon....what a great way to learn more about sustainable alternative energy improvements you can plan for your home or office....and a great way to meet new people with "green" interests that are changing our planet.

If you have questions about this informal networking group or want to get involved in planning future meeting venues or topics please contact: Jpendergraph@pinnacle-llc.com  .

 

Kick Back....Learn, Network 


GOAL: A monthly meet and greet for people who have a common interests in green or sustainable practices in the Auburn NY area.   It's a time to perhaps plan field trips or other activities with people who share an interest in learning about how to live well in our future green economy.  Interests are varied, but that just means there's more to learn!  So walk, ski, bike, sled, bus or take a car (while petrol is still cheap enough to do that) and come visit!  Perhaps you can throw around some green ideas or maybe just have a drink and unwind a bit.  Saving the world is hard work after all.  Either way, hope to see you there!

WHO:    Anyone thinking about or working on environmental issues or studying them as a career or hobby.

WHY:    Fun, contacts, alcohol (or not), info, gossip, inspiration, business and pleasure.  Just go up to someone and say "are you green?", and you'll be made welcome.

WHEN/WHERE: October 4, 2013 12 Noon - 4 p.m.

Location: Starts at the Skaneateles Village Hall, Skaneateles, NY

Contact Janet Pendergraph at Jpendergraph@pinnacle-llc.com  anytime you want to talk about Green happenings or ideas for the Auburn Green Drinks group.