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POSTPONED: First Annual Teen Summit and Maker Faire
STAY TUNED FOR NEW DATE!
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Dentmon Center, 880 High Street, Carbondale IL 62901
Description: The Green Venture Fest aims to inspire, educate and empower our youth to solve problems and become leaders in our communities. This is a brand new combination of curated activities and programs to build the cooperative energy of our youth:
- Summit: Conversations on teen-chosen topics, team-building activities
- Maker Faire: With creative/artistic/scientific exhibits, demonstrations, workshops
- Club Forum: School clubs can share their activities and achievements and sign up new members
Students at schools from all over Southern Illinois are invited to attend! You can come as a club, or a group of interested students, or both!
This event is an official Maker Faire Event! Carbondale Community High School’s Maker Club has been helping to organize the event from the start, which is why their name is on the logo, but this event is for ALL SOUTHERN ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOLS!
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Upcoming Events in Feb 2022
Join us each Thursday in February at 10am for a webinar series aimed to help businesses adapt and recover, build resilience, and reduce costs through sustainability practices. We’ll talk about why sustainability matters for small business and cover a variety of low to no cost savings opportunities to get your business started down its sustainability journey.
First Resilience Fair in Carbondale, Illinois
On August 28, TCE together with the City of Carbondale’s Sustainability Commission and the Southern Illinois Cooperative Business Fund provided first Resilience Fair, with education, community conversations, networking and celebration.
All Together Now, Southern Illinois!
A series of events took place in April as part of “All Together Now, Southern Illinois!” Topics included solar, local food and farms, energy efficiency and renewable energy for rural economic development, biochar and our local carbon network.
Virtual Event this Saturday Provides Education, Community Conversations, Networking and Celebration of Community Resilience and Sustainability
Everyone is encouraged to attend this virtual event, to find their niche in the upside of taking action on climate change. This event, held virtually this Saturday, August 28, 1-3:30 p.m., aims to accentuate bold action on climate change—action that leads to improved...
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has performed a "harmonization," or a further refinement, of hundreds of studies of life cycle analysis of solar photovoltaics, and compared it to the life cycle analysis greenhouse gas emissions of coal. The image above from...
Press Release 10/02/20: Local solar business wants to donate solar systems worth $20,000 each to local nonprofits that can generate the most community support over the next two weeks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2020 Contacts: Aur Beck, AES Solar, 618 893 1717, email@example.com; Amy McMorrow Hunter, The Climate Economy Education Inc, 618 713 2896, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: https://acommunitythrives.mightycause.com/story/Coal2sol ...
Press Release 9/30/20: Investment in Southern Illinois communities and people is the focus of this upcoming webinar series
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 30, 2020 Contact: Byram Fager, Southern Illinois Community Foundation, 618 997 3700, email@example.com; Amy McMorrow Hunter, The Climate Economy Education Inc, 618 713 2896, firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.keepingmoneylocal.com ...
Press release 9/23/20: Local fundraiser looks to stir up community support for free solar installations at local nonprofits
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 23, 2020 Contacts: Aur Beck, 618 893 1717, email@example.com; Amy McMorrow Hunter, The Climate Economy Education Inc, 618 713 2896, firstname.lastname@example.org Local fundraiser looks to stir up community support for free solar...