Proudly serving Hampton Roads VA since 2007
WHAT: Join us at the world-famous *** Green Drinks ***
WHEN: After work 6:00pm-9pm, every Third Thursday every month
WHERE: CROC’S 19th Street Bistro, a certified Virginia Green restaurant
HOW: Walk, cycle, bus, carpool or Taxi OK if more than 2 passengers
WHO: Anyone working on environmental issues or studying them
WHY: New contacts, local organic sustainable food & drinks and non-alcohol drinks, latest green info, inspiration, business and fun!
ARE YOU NEW?: If you are new to Green Drinks just go up to the bartender and let them know you here for green drinks, and you'll be made welcome. We meet on the outdoor patio adjacent to the bar area.
REMIND: To get on this email circulation list, send an email to: info@VirginiaBeachGreenDrinks.org or "Friend Us" facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/profile.php?id=1631051113 ,Follow us Twitter.com/VBGreenDrinks www.VirginiaBeachGreenDrinks.org
PRIVACY:This email list is ONLY for Green Drinks reminders. We will not give your email address to anyone else
STATUS: Informal, self-organising network. Every third Thursday of each month. Average attendance: 15-55
GLOBAL: Now active in nearly 600 cities worldwide - started in London, 1989!
Green Bio: VA Beach Green Drinks was the first in Hampton Roads started in 2007. Meetings are held in a certified Virginia Green restaurant, CROC'S striving as an eco-bistro experience! Croc's was the first restaurant certified in the Commonwealth of Virginia's volunteer program for the hospitality industry http://www.deq.virginia.gov/p2/virginiagreen/restaurants.html. Core activities include glass and grease recycling, eliminating Styrofoam, water conservation and energy efficiency. Other voluntary efforts at Croc's include Green Events and Parties, linens and china in lieu of disposables, interface floor carpet tiles, eco-friendly dance floor, Green bathrooms, bike racks. Sustainable, Organic and Local (S.O.L.) food, wine & drink options with seafood from VA Aquarium's Sensible Seafood list (a partner of Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch).
"Drinking for a healthier planet. That's my story. " by Peter Romeo, Restaurant Reality Check, Dec.2, 2008
"Green Drinks gatherers hope to break a record" by Scott Harper, The Virginian-Pilot © April 22, 2009 http://hamptonroads.com/2009/04/green-drinks-gatherers-hope-break-record
Conserve, National Restaurant Association, Aprill 22, 2009 http://conserve.restaurant.org/news/earthdayvideo.cfm
'A Toast To Green Drinks' by Peter Romeo March 20, 2009 http://conserve.restaurant.org/news/news_20090320_drinks.cfm
"Green networking opportunities abound in anticipation of the next boom"
Daily Press – Nov. 1, 2009 by Matthew Sturdevant
Green Drinks For The Bay 2010, Annapolis MD, http://www.ci.annapolis.md.us/headlines.asp?ID=15268