Thursday, December 20, 2012 • Join GreenWheaton and a panel of experts to discuss Street Lighting in Wheaton MD. Learn about the County’s plans for upgrading to more energy efficient lights and Wheaton’s prospects for approving more energy efficient/dark sky friendly decorative light fixtures for downtown Wheaton.
This year’s panelists are Dan Sanayi, (PE) Chief, Design & Operations Division of Traffic Engineering & Operations, Montgomery County Department of Transportation along with Maryland State Delegate Alfred Carr, and Dave Taghipour, owner of All-Eco Center. They will be on hand to discuss Pepco’s agreement regarding street lighting, a new web-based tool for reporting street light outages and other Dark Sky Initiatives.
Admission is free! Food donations will be collected for Mid-County United Ministries (MUM). Preferred items include: peanut butter, pasta, spaghetti sauce and canned food such as vegetables, fruit, evaporated milk, tuna fish and soup.
REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED
All-Eco Center • 2662 University Blvd West Wheaton MD • 301-949-4326
Program begins at 7 PM Executive Board Meets at 6 PM
MUM helps people in crisis in the Wheaton, Kensington, and Aspen Hill communities with food, medicine, eviction prevention and utilities, emphasizing client choice, problem-solving and self- sufficiency.
Eat, drink and be ‘green’ with other
members of the community, who want
to thrive in environmentally Sustainable Communities.
Our Special Guests are the Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee
(WUDAC) and the Wheaton Redevelopment Advisory Committee (WRAC)
Come mix and mingle with the members of these 2 committees to discuss the future “greening”
of downtown Wheaton and the surrounding area.
Hollywood East Cafe 11160 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton, MD 20902
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
$5 Entry fee for
all you can eat Hors d’oeuvres
For more information, call Elizabeth Chaisson at 301-962-9558, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hollywood East Café is a Wheaton local restaurant serving Authentic Hong Kong style cuisine since 1996.
GreenWheaton engages the community in education and outreach that promotes Wheaton, Maryland as a model sustainable community with a “visibly green” and healthy environmental footprint. The goals of GreenWheaton are promoted through programs and projects directed towards Wheaton, Maryland residents, businesses, organizations, and the surrounding community Our goals are to:
• Reduce the community’s carbon footprint;
• Build environmentally-conscious consumers;
• Support the success of local businesses;
• Engage the community in maintaining green, thriving neighborhoods;
• Improve the air and water quality in the watershed;
• Create a healthy, accessible, welcoming downtown for both pedestrians and bicyclists;
• Interconnect the Wheaton downtown and its neighborhood physically, functionally and thematically; and,
• Develop Wheaton as a living laboratory for testing and modeling “Urban Greening: and “Low Impact Development” practices.