Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Upcoming Events

Every Monday, Thursday afternoon:
4 pm, Chesterhill Produce Auction, located at 8380 Wagoner Road, south of Chesterhill in Morgan County. The Chesterhill Produce Auction is a wholesale market where growers from southeastern Ohio come together to sell their produce in bulk. Volunteering is a great opportunity to see a gorgeous part of southeastern Ohio, meet a great community, and help support sustainable local agriculture. For more info or to volunteer, contact Jean Konkle, 740-286-3458. Just let her know you'd like to help out, and she'll put you to work!

Volunteer Opportunity Saturday, June 21:
Sunday Creek Sweep, Swim and Cookout in Corning. Meet at Sunday Creek office in Glouster (69 High Street) at 10 am. For more info, contact Kaabe Shaw, 740-767-2225 or shaw@sundaycreek.org. See article above.

Tuesday, June 24:
Army Corps of Engineers Presentation of Results of Water Issues Study, Meigs County, Pomeroy Library, Pomeroy, Ohio. 4 pm, meet and greet, 6:30 pm presentation. Contact Tom Redfern or Mary Steinmaus, 740-767-4938 for more info.

Wednesday, June 25:
Army Corps of Engineers Presentation of Results of Water Issues Study, Athens County, Tri-County JVS, Nelsonville, Ohio. 4 pm meet and greet, 6:30 presentation. Contact Tom Redfern or Mary Steinmaus, 740-767-4938 for more info.

Wednesday, June 25:
Sunday Creek Watershed Group Monthly Meeting, SCWG office, 69 High Street in Glouster. Potluck at 6:30 with a presentation to follow: Study of Methyl Mercury Levels in Cray Fish found in Sunday Creek Watershed, Ebenezer Aluma.

Thursday, July 10:
Army Corps of Engineers Presentation of Results of Water Issues Study, Gallia County, CH McKenzie Ag Center, Gallipolis, Ohio. 4 pm meet and greet, 7 pm presentation. Contact Tom Redfern or Mary Steinmaus, 740-767-4938 for more info.

Volunteer Opportunity Saturday, June 14:
Huff Run Watershed Restoration Partnership Summer Adopt a Highway State Route 800 Clean Up, 9am to noon. Contact Maureen Wise for more info, 330-859-1050 or Maureen@ruralaction.org

Thursday, July 17:
Rural Action’s 2008 Annual Meeting, 6 pm. Location TBA. Look out for a Save the Date Postcard in the coming weeks. Child care is available upon request. Contact Cat Fincun for more info, 740-767-4938 or cat@ruralaction.org.

Volunteer Opportunity July 14-18:
Rural Action Watershed Day Camp. Participants will have the opportunity to discover new friends from all over the area, will learn to build relationships between other participants and the environment, as well as building community pride and a desire to help improve our waterways. Contact Emily Boyer for more info, Emily@sundaycreek.org or 740-767-2225.

Tuesday, July 29:
Army Corps of Engineers Presentation of Results of Water Issues Study, Sioto County, New Boston Community Center, New Boston, Ohio. 3 pm meet and greet, 6:30 presentation. Location, time may change! Contact Tom Redfern or Mary Steinmaus, 740-767-4938 for more info.

Thursday, July 31:
Army Corps of Engineers Presentation of Results of Water Issues Study, Lawrence County. 3 pm meet and greet, 6:30 presentation (tentative, location and times TBA). Contact Tom Redfern or Mary Steinmaus, 740-767-4938 for more info.

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