May 5: Newly Formed US Green Building Council - WV Chapter Convenes Experts for FREE Local Green Building Workshop, 7:00 PM, Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 301 Piedmont Road, Charleston
The newly formed US Green Building Council - WV Chapter is partnering with BuildGreenWV, WV GreenWorks and the organizers of the Kanawha Valley Sustainability Fair to offer a free green building workshop at Habitat for Humanity ReStore on May 5, 7:00 pm. The panel features experts in affordable, high performance commercial and residential building who will discuss practical, innovative green building materials, best building practices and specific projects. Green builders and Home Energy Raters will answer questions about energy efficient home construction, weatherization, and energy audits that qualify for federal incentive programs. Training information will also be provided to union, non-union craft workers and career changers looking for ways to increase skills and marketability in emerging green building and energy efficiency industry sectors.
One home owner will win a free energy audit performed by WV GreenWorks students (under supervision of a certified HERS professional) studying for the RESNET Home Energy Rater certification between May 17 and May 20, 2010. Details of the audit will be explained at the workshop.
May 6: WV Environmental Council Music Benefit featuring KODAC HARRISON at the Empty Glass, Elizabeth Street in Charleston. Come down to support the WV Environmental Council from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Chips, dip, fun, music and poetry.
May 12: Health Care Town Hall Meeting, 7:00 - 8:30PM at the Parkersburg City Council Chambers. , Dr. David Avery, West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians, Fred Earley, President of Mountain State Blue Cross Blue Shield, Gaylene Miller, Senior State Director of AARP West Virginia, and Kenny Perdue, President of the West Virginia AFL-CIO. Following the panel discussion, there will be an extended period for questions and answers. For more info, contact email@example.com.
May 13: Health Care Town Hall Meeting, 7:00 - 8:30 PM at West Virginia Northern Community Council in Wheeling. Speakers include Perry Bryant with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, Dr. Freda Flynn, local physician, Ruth Prosser, advanced practice nurse, Ruth Wagner, President of AARP West Virginia, and Dr. Vic Woods, local primary care physician (invited). Following the panel discussion, there will be an extended period for questions and answers. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.