April 19, 2010
Celebrate Earth Day! Earth Day Sustainability Showcase April 20 and 22, 2010, UW-Eau Claire Campus
Green Careers Forum, April 20, 2–4 pm, UW-Eau Claire Schofield Auditorium
Area guest speakers will shed light on the “green collar” jobs of the future. The panel includes Rick Beckler, director of hospitality service, Sacred Heart Hospital; Tom Stolp, Western Region coordinator, Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters; Ned Noel, associate city planner, City of Eau Claire; and Bruce Barker, president, Chippewa Valley Technical College.
Sustainability Showcase, April 22, 11 am–2 pm, UW-Eau Claire Campus Mall
Celebrate Earth Day with food, music, and camaraderie. Music by the Cranberry Show and the UW-Eau Claire Student Jazz band. Other organizations participating at the event include The Eau Claire Transit System, the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, Just Local Foods, and Blugold Dining Services/Sodexo.
Both events are sponsored by UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, UW-Eau Claire and the Chippewa Valley Technical College. For more information, contact Benjamin Ponkratz, UW-Eau Claire Student Senate Environmental Issues Committee chair. Ponkratz is a junior management major in the College of Business.