Monday, December 15, 2008

Calendar of Events


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Woody Biomass Workshop
Thursday, January 15
Hocking College Energy Institute
3026 Industrial Park Drive
Logan, OH


Rural Action’s Sustainable Forestry Program, in partnership with the National Association of Conservation Districts, is hosting a one-day workshop on utilizing woody biomass heating sources for schools and public facilities. Confirmed speakers include Dr. Zander Evans from The Forest Guild, Matt Bumgardner from the U.S. Forest Service, Lew McCreery from the U.S. Forest Service, Gary Wilson from Wayne National Forest, and Dale Arnold from the Ohio Farm Bureau.

Registration cost is $15.00, which includes required materials and lunch. Scholarships are also available for students and school administrators. For more registration information, contact Susi Rankis (740.767.4938) or email her (susi@ruralaction.org).
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7th Annual Walk for the Homeless
Saturday, January 17
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
First United Methodist Church
Athens, Ohio

Sponsored by Good Works, this event is held each year to raise awareness concerning poverty and homelessness, and to raise funds for Timothy House – the only homeless shelter serving nine counties in Southeast Ohio. There is no registration necessary for those interesting in taking part. For more information, contact Cory Blackwell (740.594.3339), or visit the website (http://www.walkforthehomeless.net/).
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