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33rd ANNUAL MEETING
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Duke University Marine Lab Auditorium, Beaufort, NC
Meet and Greet + Silent Auction: 6:30 PM
Speakers: 7 PM
Integrating science, technology, and common sense into sound environmental policy for Carteret County
Harvey Walker: Mayor Pro Tem, Morehead City, NC. CEO, Coastal Carolina Industries, Inc. which specializes in strategic planning in economic development for eastern NC with focus toward green and state of the art technologies.
Spencer Rogers: North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Specialist in Hurricane-Resistant Construction and Shoreline Erosion.
Monday, April 22nd, Earth Day Community Celebration at Unitarian Coastal Fellowship, 13th and Evans Street, Morehead City, in conjunction with the Carteret Local Food Network. Local Food Potluck at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall to be followed by a free movie, "Dirt" in the Sanctuary at 7:00 pm.
Earth Day Weekend Climate Convergence Event in Raleigh on April 20th and 21st
From this website: www.climateconvergencenc.org
"The Climate Convergence on Raleigh (CCR) will be a critical mass event of concerned citizens and organizations from across North Carolina that are fed up with inaction. We will rally, march, and meet with our legislators that have the responsibility of charting the course of our future. We must take it upon ourselves to enact the political changes necessary to avert further climate devastation.
"Environmental Justice: Our Place in the Web of Life”. A five week class to be led by Penny Hooper. This topic could not be more timely, and the class is an opportunity for the congregation and for the community. The curriculum was designed by the Unitarian Ministry for the Earth. Sessions will be held onFeb. 13, 7-8:30PM until March 13, and/or Thursday, Feb. 14, 11:30-1PM until March 14. Please sign up by emailing Penny: email@example.com . You may check on the UU Ministry for the Earth website for a further description of the course.
The Clean County Coalition is a grassroots movement that supports environmentally friendly public policy and business in Carteret County.
The Carteret Local Food Network was established in 2008 to promote the benefits of buying fresh, local food. Carteret County residents can find information and learn about community food projects as well as locate sources for community gardens and local farmers. Visit their website at www.carteretlocalfood.org.
News feeds from the NC Coastal Federation