This event has ended

Community Clean Water Summit

Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network

Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)

Silver Spring, MD

Community Clean Water Summit

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Attendance is Free Ended Free  

Share Community Clean Water Summit

Event Details

environmental communication event

If you've been looking for an opportunity to "think globally but act locally,"  in Montgomery County then mark your calendars for the Community Clean Water Summit on February 26, 2011 and  show your support for local streams.

Join us for a fun filled day of networking and volunteerism. Meet with local environmental leaders who are working to make Montgomery County a cleaner and healthier place to raise a family. Learn about how you -- yes, you! -- can make a difference and make new friends by getting involved with the citizens’ organizations that are looking out for your neighborhood stream.

Attendance is free, and we will not solicit donations.

The Schedule
8:00 Registration and Breakfast Refreshments


8:40 Welcome and Introductions (Bob Hoyt, Director, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection)

8:50 Visions for a Cleaner, Healthier Community (Eric Eckl, Water Words That Work, LLC)

9:35 Pick Up America – How You Can Become a Pickup Artist (Davey Rogner, Pick Up America)

10:00 Break

10:10 Community Stormwater Improvements (Stu Schwartz, University of Maryland, Baltimore County)

10:35 to 12:05 Local Conservation Leader Meetups
Get to know who's leading the charge to clean up your local stream -- and how you can do your part to make a difference, too

12:05 Break

12:15 Networking Session

12:45 Be a Sustainable Organization (Mary Ellen Olscese, River Network)

1:15 Questions/Comments/Evaluations

1:30 Adjourn
 
There will be opportunities throughout the summit to speak with numerous community organizations involved in the cleanup of our local streams.  Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this local movement!

NOTE: Door prizes from local vendors will be present, along wtih special pricing on home water saving kits.

Location

Great Hall, Silver Spring Civic Building
Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street
Rockville, MD 20910

Click here for a brochure with a map

Note: This is a new building and online maps will NOT get you there!

Directions

  • Coming from 495 take Rt. 29 (Colesville Road) south into Silver Spring.
  • Go for about 1 mile and look for Fenton St.  (The City Place Building/mall is on the southeast corner).  Turn left onto Fenton Street.
  • Go 2 short blocks to Ellsworth St.  Turn left onto Ellsworth.
  • A parking garage is on the left, the Civic Building is on the right.


OR

  • Going south on Georgia Ave.
  • Turn left onto Spring Street.
  • Cross Colesville Road. (Spring Street becomes Cedar St.)
  • Go 2 short blocks on Cedar to Ellsworth Street.
  • Turn right onto Ellsworth.
  • A parking garage is on the right, the Civic Building is on the left.

 

 Participating organizations include:

environmental communication organization

environmental communication organization


environmental communication organization


environmental communication organization

environmental communication organization

 

environmental communication organization


This event is made possible with the generous support of the Chesapeake Bay Trust and Montgomery County.

Have questions about Community Clean Water Summit? Contact Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network

When & Where


Great Hall, Silver Spring Civic Building
Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Saturday, February 26, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

Canadian Environmental Grantmakers Network

 

Water Words That Work, LLC helps nature protection and pollution control organizations professionalize and modernize their communications. Let us help you succeed with your next fundraising, issue advocacy, or pollution prevention campaign! Depending on your needs, Water Words That Work can serve as a coach, a consultant, or as full-service advertising agency.

Water Words That Work, LLC is structured a lot like a general contractor. We have a core team of professionals who manage your projects — and an extensive network of graphic designers, copywriters, pollsters, web programmers, and other specialists we assign to your project. No matter what your campaign entails, we can assemble the team to bring your vision to life.

 

  Contact the Organizer

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.