Sustainability on Tap

A diverse mix of local sustainability efforts will be highlighted at the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s next Quarterly Gathering on Monday, May 6, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. The gathering will feature brief presentations by three Coalition partners and one Coalition action team. The public is invited.

Presentations by Andrea Myhre of Corvallis Housing First, Kate Dillon of 1972 Vintage & Gifts, and Kirsten Miller of A Tuttle Consults will highlight what their organizations are doing to help create a sustainable community. There will also be a presentation by Molly Monroe of the Coalition’s Natural Areas Action Team about the 15th Annual Natural Areas Celebration Week (May 4 – 12). The gathering will include an opportunity for networking and information sharing by attendees, as well as delicious refreshments from First Alternative Co-op

The May gathering is being generously sponsored by the Corvallis Waldorf School and the Friends of Corvallis-Benton County Library.

The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is a network of more than 350 partner organizations and hundreds of volunteers. Partner organizations include businesses, non-profit organizations, faith communities, educational institutions and government entities. The mission of the Coalition is to promote an ecologically, socially, and economically healthy city and county.  The Coalition is working on a wide variety of projects in 12 topic areas: Community Inclusion, Economic Vitality, Education, Energy, Food, Health & Human Services, Housing, Land Use, Natural Areas, Transportation, Waste Prevention, and Water.

For more information, call 541-230-1237 or e-mail info@sustainablecorvallis.org.

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