We’re holding a sister rally to the Climate March in Washington April 29 and around the country. We’ll have music at 11:30 (Ma Crow and friends) followed by speakers and more music (Wild Carrot and Shiny and the Spoon). Please register so we have a good headcount for our permit and you get the updates! Let’s join together for fun and effective action on Climate Change!
Here is a flyer you can download and share with your friends.
The Impact On The Environment – E.P.A Cuts And Much More
Thursday April 27, 2017, 12:00 Noon,
Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room, 318 East Fourth Street
Aveda Catwalk for Water Cincinnati
What: Catwalk for Water is an annual green carpet event & 100% of proceeds benefit the Ohio Chapter Sierra Club.
When: Earth Day, April 22nd, 7 – 10 PM
Where: Energy Nightclub, 700 West Pete Rose Way, Downtown Cincinnati
Please join us this Earth Day for Aveda’s annual Catwalk for Water at the Energy Nightclub in downtown Cincinnati! Catwalk for Water is an annual green carpet event where members of Aveda’s Institutes, salons, and spas come together to raise money for Earth Month by showcasing their inspiration, skills, and creativity in hair, makeup, and fashion. Using the Earth as inspiration, design teams will create custom looks and designs that reflect Aveda’s core principles of protecting clean water, using responsibly sourced, natural ingredients, using earth-friendly packaging through responsible manufacturing. 100% of proceeds go to the Ohio Chapter of the Sierra Club. Music, dancing, Catwalk for Water, and Silent Auction items will all benefit the Sierra Club’s efforts and programs that go towards protecting Ohio’s waterways.
“Ohio means “great river” and we have close to 200,000 miles of waterways in our state. Unfortunately many of our waterways are not great any more but trashed, polluted and neglected,” says Matt Trokan, Conservation Director of the Sierra Club. “Catwalks for Water has had a tremendous impact in funding the creation of the Ohio Water Sentinel Network, which is the only statewide water monitoring network in Ohio. They have also helped train future environmental leaders through our Clean Water Fellowship program. We have dedicated over 15,000 hours of service to cleaning up our streams and rivers with these efforts.”
Come watch Aveda’s models showcase their unique products and display their singular visions of design, and see who takes home the top awards!
Interested in Rain Barrel Workshops to collect that precious spring rainwater and to help to prevent runoff due to impervious surfaces? Sign up for a workshop in the Cincinnati & Dayton areas here!
Aaron Mair (with fist raised)
President Aaron Mair of the Sierra Club served as the keynote speaker to the Ohio Chapter’s annual statewide retreat in Maumee Bay State Park on January 28, 2017. Mr. Mair spoke both in the morning and during the evening dinner to tell his personal story of how he became the President of America’s oldest and largest grassroots environmental organization, with an estimated membership of 2.7 million members and supporters.
Read the article in it’s entirety here.
Photos from the Jan 21st Women’s/Climate March:
Other Upcoming Events: MG Meetings Calendar
Ohio Chapter Event Calendar: You can list events, sign up for them, and get more details.
Every third Monday of the month at 7 PM – “Dayton Connections” meeting at the Brixx Ice Company. 500 E. First Street Dayton OH 45402
Upcoming Innings Meetings:
April 3rd: “Gorman Heritage Farm-Wildflowers and Special Plants Sanctuary”; Clair Long; Including a tour of the farm.
May 1st: “Friends Caring for Cowan”; Dave Rosekrans, Sarah Blair
Miami Group News:
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Dr. Miriam Steinitz-Kannan video on Blue-Green Algae
Responsible Bidder: Investing in the Community – Preserving Local Jobs
View Dr. Chris Curran’s interview on Make Peace with Nature..: