Lincoln Earth Day April 19th

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Lincoln Earth Day – Energy: A Time for Action
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Lincoln Earth Day 2009
“Energy: A Time for Action”
Sunday, April 19th 2009
One to Five PM
12th and R Streets and UNL City Campus

Be a part of Lincoln’s largest Earth Day Festival, a free community event on Sunday April 19th 2009!

This year’s Earth Day planning committee, the Coalition for the Environment and Earth Day (CEED) has welcomed partnerships with the City of Lincoln, the University of Nebraska, the Downtown Lincoln Association, and others.

Why? Interest in the environment and energy is greater than it has ever been. The promise of a clean energy economy gives people hope for a future of prosperity and a healthy planet. Green businesses are growing in numbers and popularity, and we all want our community to benefit one another.

· Businesses, nonprofits, & farmers who promote or employ
sustainable methods/products
· An address by Mayor Beutler, Congressman Fortenberry and
solar energy expert Richard Komp
· A zero-waste event that will offer a paper shredder for your
documents
· Bike ride tours of Antelope Valley
· Teach-ins about renewable energy, bike repairs, tax credits and
more
· Outdoor and nature activities for children & families
· Opportunities to meet your local political leaders
· A community art project that recycles electronic equipment to
build Qwertysaurus Rex, a relic of our modern times
· Live music, composting worms, jugglers, Aikido, hop-scotch and more…

What are we missing..?. YOU!

Participate in Lincoln Earth Day – have a booth, be a sponsor, organize a team for Green Wheels Week, tell your friends to come!
Lincoln Earth Day will center around activities on Sunday, April 19th, but will also coincide with a week-long series of events organized by UNL students through Focus the Nation, and CEED.

For more information and to register visit:
www.lincolnearthday.org

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