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Friday, April 20, 2007

Earth Day and More....

Earth Day at the Sunken Gardens -- It's This Sunday!
The Community Environmental Council web site has a festival guide and list of activities for Sunday's event.

Media and Global Warming
On Saturday, April 28, a diverse group of international experts will join members of the public at the University of California Santa Barbara to explore media coverage of global warming and other critical environmental issues of our time. The Arthur N. Rupe Conference on Media and the Environment will run from 12:00-6:00 p.m. at Corwin Pavilion.

The conference will showcase examples of environmental media programming created for traditional and new media formats, including web video, documentary films, newspapers, digital news sites, and commercial advertisements. Presenters include leading environmental journalists, filmmakers, scientists, media analysts, and international agency coordinators. For more information, see their website.

Volunteers Needed for Food Drive
Volunteers are needed to help sort food for the Postal Carriers Annual Spring Food Drive on Saturday, May the 12th starting at 4pm. Pacific Pride Foundation has been chosen, along with other non-profits in Santa Barbara County, to receive food for it’s food pantry. The food drive will be held at 126 E. Haley Street, in the parking lot. Individuals who are interested in volunteering can call John “JB” Bowlin, Director of Volunteer Services at Pacific Pride Foundation, 963-3636 ext. #101.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous No Hope said...

Earth Day! No comments yet.....well I guess we're all gassing up our vehicles to get there....It amazes me at how many people attend these events but what is more amazing is the reported greater numbers that attend the adjacent car show.....very flashy all those polished tailpipes are impressive, like trinkets to natives. I've never attended an Earth Day festival.... I identify greatly with what I read about Earth Day celebrations and the intent. So I do not want anyone to think that I don't agree. But I do think that with all the information available to us and also from what I have witnessed today suggests that we
have lost the environmental crusade.

4/21/2007 10:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Earth Day was a dud, but the car show was great!

4/23/2007 10:44 AM  

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