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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and Hardin County Earthcare Collaborative will together present Earth Fair 2014 "Tomorrow's Earth is Today's Responsibility," on Thursday, April 10. The entire event and all activities are free and open to the public.
The mission of the Earth Fair, which is a collaboration between the college and community-based Earthcare Collaborative, is to create a community and college event to present "earth-friendly" products, services, technologies and practices and to encourage their adoption and use. The event emphasis is on sustainable practices with community and college booths/exhibits staffed from noon until 6:30 p.m. There will be programs and activities such as sustainable construction methods, energy efficient vehicles display, and a film “The Earth from Above,” showing from 3 – 5 p.m. in Room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center. All exhibits and activities will center around the Regional Postsecondary Center on the Elizabethtown Campus.
Organizations participating in the event with an exhibit include:
The highlight of the event is the panel discussion on “Sustainable Energy & Practices.” There will be four participants: Sam Avery, certified solar installer; Robert Bean, Chief Forester Central Region; Jim Fugitte, CEO Wind Energy Corporation; Bob Wade, Jr., Hardin County farmer and businessman. The facilitator will be Martha Wolfe, ECTC biology professor. The panelists will discuss their areas of expertise with specific emphasis on how implementation of sustainable practices can impact Kentucky.
For more information, contact Martha Wolfe at ECTC at 270-706-8554 or Martha.email@example.com.