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Artist Walking Tour this Saturday March 19


SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016 1:00PM – 3:00 PM 

Meet at Veterans Park, 11200 Amherst Avenue.  Join artist Joanne Miller on a photographic journey through urban Wheaton. Bring your camera and walk along with Joanne as we photograph the nature in the downtown Central Business District (CBD).  The walk is an opportunity for photography and conversation about personal vision and creative practice.  Free and open to the public – all levels of photographers are welcome.

Joanne Miller and GreenWheaton are collaborating on a year-long Wheaton Arts and Culture Grant.  To learn more about this project and upcoming events go to the www.greenwheaton.org/greenarts

Let us know you’re coming  RSVP @ https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artist-walking-tour-photography-in-wheaton-arts-and-entertainment-district-tickets-22531947662



Green Drinks TUES Nov 24 @ Limerick Pub

Eat Drink and be Green

Tues November 24 , 2015 • 5:30P to 8:00P

Limerick Pub • 11301 Elkin St • Wheaton MD 20902

$5 Suggestion Donation

MocoLogo2_2015-3Featured Speaker Diana Ash, Communications Associate, Montgomery County Food Council will discuss the Food Council and the Community Food Rescue Initiative.

The Montgomery County Food Council is a collection of community stakeholders who examine problems and develop solutions to improve our local food system and county.  The activities of the Food Council are accomplished primarily through our Working Groups, led by Council Members and populated by concerned residents with a shared commitment to making a positive impact in our food system. These subcommittees develop and executive initiatives, support policies, and facilitate partnerships connected to their specific goals.

MUM_logo copyDONATE AND RECEIVE A RAFFLE TICKET!! We are collecting non-perishable food donations for
Mid-County United Ministries (MUM). Preferred items include: Hot/Cold Cereals, Crackers/Cookies, Canned Fruits/Vegetables, Dessert Mixes/Icing, Dry/Canned Beans, Pastas, Rices; Fruit Juices, Pasta Sauces, Dry/Canned Milk, Canned Meats/Tuna, Tea/Cocoa/Coffee, Soups/Stews/Chilies, Diet Specific Foods, Peanut Butter/Jelly, Toiletries, Condiments/Spices


Green Drinks this Thurs Oct 22 @Hollywood East Cafe

Join GreenWheaton, Wheaton Kensington Chamber, and the Arc Montgomery Co.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
5:30pm to 8:00pm
Hollywood East Cafe 11160 Veirs Mill Road, Wheaton MD
Restaurant Row Westfield Wheaton Mall

$5 Donation Requested
Come to learn, share and network. Stay to relax and meet your neighbors! Plus, enter to win Raffle Prizes!

Collecting donations of used clothing & linens.

The average US citizen throws away 70 pounds of clothing each year, 85% of which is dumped into overcrowded landfills. Almost 100% of these items can be reused or recycled, saving not just the materials themselves, but also the water and energy used during the manufacturing process.

Learn how The ARC Montgomery‘s programs support children, adults & families affected by intellectual & developmental disabilities by providing child care, work training, & community living options.

The Arc Montgomery County collects clothing, linens, shoes, belts, handbags and backpacks which are reused, repurposed or recycled. This process provides employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).

Adventures with Raptors in GreenWheaton Sunday Oct 18

Join GreenWheaton, Joanne Miller Photography, PhotoKids and other community partners for a fun and exciting morning adventure of photography with Birds of Prey by Adventures with Raptors in Wheaton’s Veteran Park in Wheaton Maryland

Artist Talk: 8:30–9:00 AM
Bird Photography: 9:00–11:00 AM
11200 Amherst Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902
Directions and Parking: Saturday free parking in County Parking Garage 45 (located on Amherst Ave next to Veterans Park)  Wheaton Metro Station one block.

Other Community Partners include All Eco Design Center, Ritz Camera , Montgomery Parks  and Wheaton MD.  This event is free and open to the public.  Interested in attending this free event?

REGISTER  www.wheatonphotobirds.eventbrite.com.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County.

Thank You….

for making this years gala such a success.  Thank you Janet (Hollywood East Cafe) and Kit (Green Plate Catering) for the awesome delicious food.  Notable additions this year from Seoul Food DC, Los Chorros and Java Nation.

Thank you to the exhibitors, sponsors, donors and volunteers who are continually helping us move a little closer to our goals of a “greener” Wheaton.

And especially THANK YOU KIRA for making everything run smoothly. Thank you for your support, patience and dedication to the cause and GreenWheaton.  Couldn’t have done it without you.

GreenWheaton Anniversary Gala – June 25, 2015

What to Expect:   Mouth Watering Appetizers, Local Beer & Wine, Delicious Refreshments, Informational Green Vendors, Fun Door Prizes!

Enjoy selections from Wheaton favorites Hollywood East Cafe, Limerick Pub, Green Plate Catering and Los Chorros.   The Gala, sponsored in part by IHOP Restaurant, The George Apartments, M&T Bank, and Theresa Testoni, celebrates our successes in four years of non-profit educational work and green initiatives in the Wheaton community, and serves as a fundraiser for our continuing efforts of living and working “green” into the future.

June 25, 2015
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The George Apartments Penthouse Lounge
11141 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902

Directions and Parking

Tickets:  $60 a person

For Sponsorship Information contact Wendy or Kira, info@greenwheaton.org



NEXT PUBLIC MEETING ON WHEATON REDEVELOPMENT DEC. 11TH AT 7PM AT WHEATON HIGH SCHOOL (12601 Dalewood Dr, Wheaton, MD, 20902) Montgomery County will be holding its next public meeting on Dec. 11th at 7pm to update the community on its progress on the Wheaton Redevelopment project. To learn more about the project, please visit the project page here. Please attend this public meeting and make your voice heard!

You can also check out this excellent blog entry from ANS Conservation Director, Diane Cameron.

Let’s also keep the conversation on these issues alive on social media like Twitter and Facebook. Greenwheaton’s twitter is @greenwheatoninc   Wheaton’s twitter is @wheatonmd. Use hashtag #greenurbanwheaton to talk about redevelopment.


GreenWheaton Inc

GreenWheaton and Signal Financial Federal Credit UnionSignal_2C_Pos_H Present a

5:00 PM T0 7:00 PM

Signal Financial Federal Credit Union Parking Lot
3015 University Blvd., W
Kensington, MD 20895

Bring all of your unwanted paper and documents to be securely shredded. Volunteers are needed to help direct traffic and coordinate the vehicles dropping off documents. For more information on volunteering please contact GreenWheaton at info@greenwheaton.org. SSL Hours Available!  En Espanol



 Thanks to our friends at ECO City Junk you can also bring your unwanted TVs, Electronics and Small AppliancesECOCityJunk logo with web url phone jpeg

Items accepted include (working or not):
Computer Parts
Televisions (with screens intact)
Telephones including cell phones
Small Appliances

ECO CITY JUNK, helps customers take back space in their homes and business, recycling and repurposing discarded items leaving little or no negative impact on the environment   www.ecocityjunk.com

 Signal Financial Federal Credit Union is the proud sponsor of GreenWheaton’s Paper Shredding Day. We care about our community and our environment. Become our member today!  www.sfonline.org

GreenWheaton, Inc. is a Maryland non-profit dedicated to engaging the community in education and outreach that promotes Wheaton, Maryland as a model sustainable community with a “visibly green” and healthy environmental footprint. www.greenwheaton.org

Gala is one week away!

from the Webster’s Dictionary meaning a festive celebration; especially: a public entertainment marking a special occasion. Please join Green Wheaton as we celebrate the close of our first year. Meet and greet Board members, Green businesses, Sponsors and key Stakeholders involved in making Wheaton a “visibly green”, sustainable community. Enjoy food and drink from local vendors and restaurants. Learn more about what you and GreenWheaton can do together. We are anxious to hear your ideas of “green” programming and projects that could be implemented this coming year. All are invited to attend. Tickets:  $25 a person.

Brookside Gardens Visitor Center 1800 Glenallen Avenue Wheaton, MD 20902
Tuesday June 19, 2012 6 PM to 9 PM
For Tickets  http://greenwheatongala2012.eventbrite.com
For Sponsorship Information Contact Wendy Howard at greenwheaton20902@gmail.com
tel: (301) 946-5091 fax: (301) 946-5092