Featured Event —
EARTH FRIENDLY FRIDAY
Speaking Out for the Environment
Feb. 12, 2016 - Social time, 6:30 (snacks welcome) Program, 7:00
Appalachian Voices is an award-winning non-profit committed to protecting the land, air and water of the central and southern Appalachian region, focusing on reducing coal’s impact on the region and advancing our vision for a cleaner energy future. Founded in 1997, Appalachian Voices works in concert with others to produces maximum results. They are members of the Alliance for Appalachia, Blueprint North Carolina, Clean Water Network, North Carolina Conservation Network and the Wise Energy for Virginia Coalition.
Hannah Wiegard, the Virginia Campaign Coordinator, is a lifelong Virginian. She received her B.A. in English from William and Mary, minoring in environmental science and policy. Her first advocacy effort was as a student fighting the proposed coal-fired power plant in Surry County. She has also worked with Repower America and the Chesapeake Climate Action Network.
This program is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke and the Roanoke Group of the Sierra Club. Programs are held on the second Friday of each month at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 2015 Grandin Road SW, in Roanoke at the intersection with Brandon Avenue. Snacks for the social time before & after the presentation are welcome but not required. For more information contact Dan Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-343-5080 or visit the Sierra Club website at http://sites.google.com/site/roanokesierra/ Also, please visit the UUCR Green Team website at: http://uuroanoke.org/main/green-team/
ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.