Hello Fellow Green Drinkers:
Happy New Year! Our apologies for the brief hiatus over the holiday season. Thanks to those of you who provided your thoughts and insight for 2015 Green Drinks on this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/C766GS7. If you haven’t provided your input, it’s not too late.
One of the recommendations was to advertise the details about Green Drinks sooner. Taking that wonderful idea to heart, we’ve lined up events for the next five months. Please place these on your calendar–we hope to see you on Green Drink Thursdays! And of course, if you have ideas for future Green Drinks, don’t hesitate to let Brian or Emily know.
February 19, 5:30-7:30 pm
Sponsored by the James River Association. Staff members from the James River Association will share information on river access and discuss changes happening at the Rocketts Landing riverfront. JRA is the guardian of the James River–they provide a voice for the river and take action to promote conservation and responsible stewardship of its natural resources. Hear more about the state of the river and what you can do to protect this amazing resource.
Event Location: JRA Headquarters, 4833 Old Main Street, Richmond, VA 23231
March 19, 5:30-7:30 pm
This event will include presentations by Monica Callahan at Richmond 2015, Alicia Zatcoff Richmond’s Sustainability Manager, and Brantley Tyndall from BikeWalk RVA. We will hear about the UCI World Championships coming to Richmond in September as well as biking advocacy work in and around the city. The Urban Farmhouse in Scott’s Addition has graciously offered to host our event.
Event Location: The Urban Farmhouse (Scott’s Addition) 3015 Norfolk Street, Richmond, VA 23230
April 16, 5:30-7:30 pm
For those of you excited to learn more about Pumphouse Park, we’ve rescheduled last year’s event. Please join us in April to hear from Nathan Burrell, Superintendent of the Park, who will be with us to discuss Pumphouse Park, future plans for the Park and share information on the whole park system. As a primer, check out this National Park Service website describing the pump house. You can also read more about the park system.
Event Location: Pumphouse Park, 1627 Pump House Drive, Richmond, VA
May 21, 5:30-7:30 pm
Acorn Sign Graphics will host our May Green Drinks. They offer sustainable sign solutions here in Richmond for a range of clients–that includes clients working toward obtaining LEED certification to those businesses that are simply looking for ways to promote and create a more green friendly environment. You can read more about their sustainable philosophy and company practices. In addition to sharing information about their sustainable business practices, they will provide a tour of their facility.
Event Location: Acorn Sign Graphics, 4109 W. Clay Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230