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Golden Earth Week virtual Festival celebrating the 51st Earth Day

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Join us in commemorating Earth Day’s 51st year for a weeklong virtual festival on April 19-23, 2021 presented by Green Team Academy, Golden Real Estate, EcoCycle, Golden Sustainability and The EDDY Hotel and Taproom. There will be a socially distant Earth Day Cleanup on April 22.

Team GREAT is a neighborhood sustainability group founded by residents of Golden, CO. It was our project for the Green Team Academy‘s International Climate Action Challenge 2020. We were also given an Eco-Champion Award during the ICAC20 Impact Summit.

The virtual panel discussions will start at 6pm MST.

Calendar of Activities:

April 19m 6pm: Opening Night: Mayor Laura Weinberg, Golden, CO

Panel: Earth Day at 51

Joan Gregerson, Green Team Academy

Sandra Woodsen, CO School of Mines

Julie Smith, Aspire Colorado

Shiela DeForest, Founder, GREAT (Moderator)

April 20, 6pm: Shifting to Zero Waste

Rep. Lisa Cutter

Laila Amerman, Waste Management

Hanna Chaffer, GFL

Rosie Briggs, EcoCycle

Julie Smith, Aspire CO, (moderator)

April 22, 12nn-3pm: Earth Day Cleanup with Miss Earth USA Water 2021 Alyssa Magalong, Golden, CO Clear Creek Trail Assembly point: TBA

6pm MDT: Fireside Chat with Team GREAT and Jim Smith, Golden Real Estate on Net Zero Energy Buildings

April 23, 12nn-1pm: #fridaysforfuture Climate Strike, Washington Avenue and 10th Street, Golden, CO 80401

6pm MDT: Community Solar Session with Julie Nelson, Sunshare and Jim Smith, Golden Real Estate

Virtual Networking and Prize Giveaway follows

RSVP here to get the Zoom link and full calendar

We would like to thank Aspire Colorado Bodycare, Camp Bow Wow Golden, Good Bar Soap Company, Amihan Artisans in Poshmark and Climate Action Challenge: A Proven Plan for Launching Your Eco-Initiative in 90 Days, by Joan Gregerson, digital book and workbook for our door prize giveaways.

*Attendees who RSVP, will receive a door prize giveaway ticket. If you will be kind enough to donate, an extra ticket will be given every $5 donation. **Winners will be notified by email. If you’re interested in supporting our event, please let us know.

Happy Earth Month! 💚🌎💚

**Winners must be US-based to qualify

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