Celebrate Earth Day
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Johnson County Community College’s Student Environmental Alliance will celebrate Earth Day with Going Green 2010 from 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, in the Commons Building Corner Lounge and Courtyard. The event is free and open to the public. Students will be promoting awareness of environmental issues, ideas and actions.
PAST PARTICIPANTS included the JCCC’s Student Environmental Alliance, Kansas City Food Circle, Great Plains Clean Energy Alliance, Lakeside Nature Center, Johnson County Environmental Department (Solid Waste Management, Air Quality, and Household Waste), Sierra Club, Root Deep Urban Farm, Burroughs Audubon Society, Smart Car, Johnson County Transit, Ride Share/Mid-America Regional Council, JCCC’s bookstore, JCCC’s dining services sustainability subcommittee, Locally Grown JCCC Community Supported Agriculture, Heartland Habitat for Humanity, S.O.5 Initiative, JCCC’s interior design student association, Motor Heads Scoot and Cycle and Heartland Tree Alliance.
Guest speakers and musical guests are invited to apply for scheduled appearances.
For more information, contact:
President, JCCC’s Student Environmental Alliance (S.E.A.)
This event is free and open to the public. Students will be promoting awareness of environmental issues, ideas and actions.
Tables and chairs for vendors/presenters will be provided at no cost. In the past there have been about 200-500 attendees, mostly students and faculty, with some community members. We intend to expand upon that this year, but we need your help!
12345 College Blvd. Overland Park, KS, in the Commons Courtyard.
The Building closest to the event will be the Student Center, and most of us will be outside, near the Big green hill.
We are currently in the planning stage of this event so we will have more details as things progress and more vendors and non-profits become involved. Please feel free to call for sign-up details, etc… and…
PLEASE PASS THE WORD!
2009’s Guest Speakers included:
* John Schmidt from The Land Institute,
* Jill Crawford from Bridging the Gap,
* Jay Antle from JCCC’s sustainability committee,
* William Nana from S.O.5 Initiative
* Mary English from The Climate Project.
Photos, articles, comments and other follow-up from this and past GOING GREEN! events at JCCC.