Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Calendar of Events

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Seed Collection & Plant Rescue
(VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY)

Saturday, November 15
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Wayne National Forest Headquarters
Route 33

Rural Action is holding a native plant rescue and seed collection, in conjunction with Wayne National Forest. Ohio University’s Campus Life & Community Center will also be participating by providing 15 volunteers for the morning. Heavy rain will delay the event. For more information, contact Tom Redfern (740.767.4938) or email him (tomr@ruralaction.org).
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OEFFA Annual Membership Meeting
Sunday, November 16
Stratford Ecological Center
Delaware, OH

For more information, contact Tom Redfern (740.767.4938) or email him (tomr@ruralaction.org).
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Used Book and Media Sale
Sunday, November 16
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Stewart, OH

The Federal Valley Resource Center is holding a fundraising sale of donated books, CDs, DVDs,
and tapes. For more information, contact the Center (740.662.5605).
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Huff Run Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, November 18
5:30 PM
Mineral City Fire Station
Mineral City, OH

Chris Verich from the Ohio Consumer’s Council will speak about “How to Manage Your Utility Bills,” touching on topics such as heating, alternative energy, and natural gas prices. For more information contact Maureen Wise (330.859.1050) or email her (maureen@ruralaction.org).
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Energy Interconnections
Friday, November 21
8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Hocking College
Nelsonville, OH

25x'25 Vision and the Ohio Farm Bureau will be holding a renewable energy conference which will include briefings on state and national energy strategy, as well as sessions on Ohio-based technology initiatives, renewables for farm and home use, the impact of climate change on energy development, and energy efficiency.

For more information, and to register, contact Dale Arnold at the Ohio Farm Bureau (614.246.8294) or email them (darnold@ofbf.org).
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Ohio Farm Bureau Federal Annual Meeting
Wednesday, December 3
Hyatt Regency
Columbus, OH

This years marks the 90th Anniversary of the Farm Bureau, and this years theme for the meeting will be “Many Chapters, One Fantastic Story.” We will be tabling at this event, with more information to follow in the coming weeks. For more information, or answers to questions, contact Tom Redfern (740.767.4938) or email him (tomr@ruralaction.org).
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