FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 2, 2018
Abby Driscoll, Chair of the Board of Directors, Sustainable Resilient Longmont
(720) 491-9065 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathleen Thurmes, East County Zero Waste Coordinator, Eco-Cycle
303-444-6634 x120 or email@example.com
WHAT: Sustainability Issues Candidate Forum
WHEN: Thursday, February 8th 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Front Range Community College, Community Rooms: 2190 Miller Drive Longmont, CO
Sustainable Resilient Longmont, Eco-Cycle and the Longmont Observer are teaming up to host a Sustainability Issues Candidate Forum. Two of the three candidates for the Ward 1 City Council Seat will be attending: Tim Waters and Josh Goldberg. The forum will be moderated by Liz Lane, host and producer at KGNU.
Topics will include: energy, waste, water, land use, food systems and sustainable development.
FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS: The event will include live Spanish interpretation.
This event will also be live-streamed on the Longmont Observer Facebook page.
Sustainable Resilient Longmont collaborates with the Longmont community to cultivate a sustainable and thriving city. As the hub for education, advocacy and action, we support the three pillars of sustainability: environmental protection, responsible economic growth and social equity.
Eco-Cycle is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit recyclers in the United States. We educate people in every sector of the community—schools, businesses, local governments, neighborhoods, and public events—about Zero Waste ethics and practices. Working in partnership, we help communities achieve their Zero Waste goals, the benefits of which include conserving natural resources and wildlife, reducing pollution, combating climate change, and creating jobs and new business opportunities.
The Longmont Observer is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, community-driven, Longmont-focused news and media organization. Launched in 2017, Longmont Observer is the first digital, nonprofit news organization to serve the community of Longmont, CO.