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UW-Eau Claire Student Groups to Host
Earth Week Events

RELEASED: April 17, 2009

EAU CLAIRE — Several University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student organizations will host a series of events the week of April 20 on campus to celebrate Earth Week.

Several events will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20-23 on the Central Campus Mall, including:

  • Recycling drive. People can bring batteries, used cell phones, ink cartridges and plastic bags for recycling.
  • Bike repairs. Students and others will be available to make minor repairs to bikes.
  • Plant sale.
  • Live music. Compostable Mike and the Recyclables will perform April 22.

The movie "Who Killed the Electric Car" will screen from 7-9 p.m. April 21 in Room 007 of Phillips Hall.

The movie "Energy Crossroads" will screen from 7-9 p.m. April 23 in Room 007 of Phillips Hall. Lori Snyder, senior lecturer of geology, will lead a discussion about energy immediately following the film.

Events sponsors include the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, Student National Environmental Health Association and the Conservationists.

For information, contact student organizer Jay Nielsen at nielsenj@uwec.edu or 608-438-1979.

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JB

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