Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Upcoming Events

Rural Action’s Annual Meeting

Please join us at our 2006 Annual Meeting, where the theme of the evening is “Rediscover Federal Valley.” The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 14 at the Federal Valley Resource Center. In addition to a tasty dessert bar and the sweet sounds of Jerry Rockwell's dulcimer music we are hosting a business expo that will highlight some of our favorite businesses located within the Federal Valley. You will also hear from our keynote speaker, conservationist Ted Bernard, as he discusses “The Third Wave of Conservation.” Please contact robin@ruralaction.org if you have any questions or concerns. See you there!

Carpentry for Women Workshop
Saturday, June 17, Susan B Anthony Womyn's Land Trust in rural
Athens County

All women are invited to attend a carpentry workshop on Saturday, June 17. It will be a day of fun and learning doing hands-on work building picnic tables. Carpentry skills will include measuring, sawing, figuring angles, using nails and screws, and work safety. Women are asked to bring their own lunches, a hammer, gloves and to wear boots. The cost is $8-15 sliding scale. The class is limited to 10 women. For further information or directions, call 740-448-7285 or e-mail: SusanBAnthony@frognet.net

Sunday Creek Watershed Group Joins Ohio River Basin Clean Up
Saturday, June 17, 69 High Street, Glouster

We will be hosting a stream sweep in the Sunday Creek to participate in a multi-state effort to clean up the Ohio River Basin. To join us, meet at the Sunday Creek office at 1:00 p.m. For more information, call 740-767-2225.

Sunday Creek Summer Day Camps
Join us this summer for three days of educational fun in Sunday Creek! Campers learn about local water ecology, pollution, and the environment. The day camps are for ages 9-13. The camps will be held on June 27-29 in Chauncey, July 11-13 in Corning, and August 8-10 in Glouster. For more details or for registration materials for the camps, click here. Be sure to register soon, as the day camps are popular and might fill up!

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