Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Upcoming Events

March 24-28:
Volunteers Needed to Help Plant 10,000 Trees with Sunday Creek Watershed Group
* Great Team Building Project
* Learn About and See a Completed Reclamation Project
* 1 Acre of New Forest Will Sequester About 2.5 Tons of Carbon Annually
Meet at the SCWG office @ 9:00 am. We will carpool to project site.
Contact Kaabe or Emily for more information: 740-767-2225.

Wednesday, March 26:
Roots of Appalachia Growers Association (RAGA) Meeting, 6:30pm, Ponderosa Steak House on East State Street in Athens. Contact Tanner, 740-767-4938 or tanner@ruralaction.org, for more info.

Saturday, March 29:
Earth Hour--8 to 9 pm--the global movement to shut off the lights for one hour to make a bold statement about climate change. More and more individuals, businesses, and even cities are planning to participate. Together, we'll deliver a powerful message to the citizens and leaders of the world about the need for action on climate change. As of today (Wednesday, March 26) more than 218,000 people have signed up for Earth Hour. Click Here to Learn More.

Thursday, April 3:
Federal Valley Watershed Group Meeting, 6pm at the Methodist Church in Amesville. Contact Chris for more info, 740-767-4938 or fvwgvista@ruralaction.org

Wednesday, April 9:
Meeting to discuss possible youth programming in Glouster, 3 pm, Trimble Office. Contact Mary for more info, 740-767-4938 or marys@ruralaction.org.

Saturday, April 12:
Hiking Trail Maintenance and Creation Day in cooperation with Andy Bashaw, North Country Trail Coordinator. Meet at Sunday Creek Office @ 9am. For more info contact Kaabe or Emily, 740-767-2225.

Wednesday, April 16:
Energy Learning Circle Meeting, 5:30-7 pm at the Ridges. For more info contact Katie, 740-767-4938 or katied@ruralaction.org.

Saturday, April 19:
The Adventure Auction at the Inn at Hocking College, 6:30-11:30 pm. Food, exciting auction items featuring local businesses and regional adventure, and live tunes by Woody Pines and the Lonesome Two (pictured left). Visit www.adventureauction.org to purchase tickets now!

Saturday, April 19:
Conservation Connection Tour, 1-5 pm. This drive-it-yourself tour will take participants to several sites around Amesville highlighting practices that are environmentally friendly. Federal Valley Watershed Group will have a table. Contact Chris, 740-767-4938 or fvwgvista@ruralaction.org, for more info.

Friday, May 9:
Deadline for applications for AmeriCorps VISTA and AmeriCorps Summer Associates opportunities. Contact Candi or Tori, 740-767-4938, for more info.

Thursday, May 15:
Chesterhill Produce Auction Opening Day, 4pm. Strawberries, asparagus, flowers. Opening day celebration. Contact Bob, 740-767-4938 or bob@ruralaction.org, for more info.

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