August 30, 2014

Northern Alameda Group “Green Friday” potlucks

Social hour and potluck dinner—6 pm, speaker and discussion—7:00, Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office, 2530 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley.

“Green Friday” events combine interesting speakers with potlucks; please bring a healthy dish to share. Beverages and tableware will be provided. Suggested donation $2. To RSVP (appreciated but not required), volunteer, or for more information please contact Ken Peterson

Speakers

Friday, March 11—“The Legacy of David Brower”.

Kevin Connelly, associate director of Earth Island Institute, will present “The Legacy of David Brower”, including a brief overview of Earth Island’s many projects and campaigns. David Brower was the first executive director of the Sierra Club and the founder of Earth Island Institute, home to nearly 60 projects working on a wide range of environmental issues here locally, across the nation, and in over 30 countries around the world.

Friday, April 8—“Resource Recovery in the East Bay”. Sophia Skoda, program manager for the Resource Recovery Program at the East Bay Muncipal Utility District, will describe EBMUD’s efforts at recycling waste methane gas for electrical-power generation. EBMUD’s Power Generation Station recovers most of the available energy from methane gas to power wastewater treatment. Sophia will also discuss EBMUD’s reduction of wastewater impacts in San Francisco Bay.

Volunteers for Green Fridays

Help keep the Green Friday potlucks running. Volunteer roles include:

• program committee;

• greeters;

• set-up crew;

• clean-up crew.

To volunteer, contact Joanne Drabek at (510)848-0800, ext. 315, or joanne1892@gmail.com

Northern Alameda Group’s “Green Friday” potlucks

The Northern Alameda Group brings you the following “Green Friday” potlucks:

January 14, 2011: “Meet Mr. Green”
February 14, 2011: “Fair Trade”

Social hour and potluck dinner at 6pm, speaker and discussion at 7pm, at the Sierra Club Bay Chapter Office, 2530 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley.

“Green Friday” events combine interesting speakers with potlucks; please bring a healthy dish to share. Beverages and tableware will be provided. Suggested donation $2. To RSVP (appreciated but not required), to volunteer, or for more information, contact Justin Martello at (510)549-2525 or: justin@effectiveassets.net

Speakers:

Fri., Jan. 14–Bob Schildgen (aka Mr. Green) joins us for a question and answer session on all things green. For his second visit to Green Friday, we have asked Mr. Green to focus on food issues! Please bring your green living questions that you have always wanted to have answered!

Fri., Feb. 11–Lauren Van Ham, chair of the Fair Trade Berkeley steering committee, will provide a brief overview of the Fair Trade movement as well as the criteria to become a Fair Trade Town, a status Berkeley received last July. She’ll invite discussion from all in attendance to identify and celebrate the Fair Trade activity already happening, as well as consider additional ways to share the valuable message of Fair Trade with others.

Volunteers for Green Fridays

Help keep the Green Friday potlucks running. Volunteer roles include:

• program committee;
• greeters;
• set-up crew;
• clean-up crew.

To volunteer, contact Justin Martello at (510)549-2525 or: justin@effectiveassets.net

or Joanne Drabek at (510)848-0800, ext. 315, or: joanne1892@gmail.com