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<< Subj:	 Detroit, Michigan and Points Across America Highlights
 Date:	3/31/99 1:51:04 PM Eastern Standard Time
 From:	ntm@getf.org
 To:	ecoartdb@aol.com
 
 National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America
 Detroit, Michigan and Points Across America Highlights
 March 30, 1999
 33 Days to Go!
 
 ****FLASH NOTES***
 1. The schedule of events for the NTM is now available on the website.
 2. Exhibit space is still available.
 3. Building Block Commitments can now be made on-line.
 4. Sustainable Food Info Online – Add a Recipe today.
 5. Find out about upcoming Journey to Detroit Events.
 6. Register now!  Hotels are filling up.
 ****FLASH NOTES****
  
 1.   **PROGRAM **
 The latest program is available on the public website, including the sessions
that will be available via satellite.  Please note that the website address
has changed to www.getf.org/ntmsustainableamerica.  All updates to the program
will be reflected on the website.  The list of learning sessions and site
visits will be available on line this week.
        
 2.   **EXHIBITORS**
 Exhibit space is still available for anyone interested in showcasing their
sustainability                 efforts.  There is now a group rate for five or
more non-profit organizations.  The cost to exhibit is $500 per booth for each
non-profit.  All five registration forms should be mailed together with
payment to the Global Environment & Technology Foundation, 7010 Little River
Turnpike, Suite 300, Annandale, Virginia 22003 no later than 
 April 8, 1999.  A check from each organization is acceptable.
 Exhibitors signed in last week:
 
 S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
 MDEQ Environmental Assistance Division
 Urban Quality Communications
 PROS Services, Inc.
 The Environmental Quality Company
 Envirologic Technologies, Inc.
 MPS Group
 The Conference Board
 Defense Logistics Agency
 Focus: HOPE
 The Conservation Fund
 Int'l City/County Management Association
 KMART
 ULI- the Urban Land Institute
 NTH Consultants, Ltd.
 Non-Stockpile Chemical Material
 U.S. Department of Energy, Transportation
 ESD The Engineering Society
 PA. Department of Environmental Protection
 
 
 3. **BUILDING BLOCK COMMITMENTS**
 Commitments for a Sustainable America will allow people, businesses, and
communities to show that economic growth, environmental protection, and social
equity go hand-in-hand. All commitments have one thing in common - they
demonstrate that people can improve life in their neighborhoods, communities,
country, and the world. These actions will be the building blocks for a more
sustainable future. Please visit the website at
http://www.getf.org/ntmsustainableamerica/commitments to fill out an online
application.
 
 4. ** SUSTAINABLE FOOD INFO ONLINE**
 Interested in finding out about what Sustainable Food is and how you can
participate.  If you can’t make it to Detroit or another event you can plan a
menu and have a concurrent event right in your home.   Look at
http://www.getf.org/ntmsustainableamerica/recipe for more information later
this week.
 
 5.  **JOURNEY TO DETROIT EVENTS**
 Here’s a look at some of the events happening around the country.  The
University of Michigan Lecture Series will begin April 1, 1999 in Ann Arbor,
Michigan.  How Green is our Mesa will take place April 4 - May 4, 1999 in
Tsaile, Arizona.  The Fort Hood Earth Day Celebration is scheduled for April
5-22, 1999 in Fort Hood, Texas.  Toward a Sustainable Environment is scheduled
for April 6-8, 1999 in Denver, Colorado. The Annual Colorado State Science and
Engineering Fair is also scheduled in Denver April 8, 1999.  Please visit the
website at www.getf.org/ntmsustainableamerica for more details on the
mentioned events and to see what else is scheduled around the U.S. 
 
 The NTM is being sponsored by General Motors Corporation, The Dow Chemical
Company, AT&T, Ford Motor Company, Kmart Corporation, E.I. duPont de Nemours &
Company, DaimlerChrysler Corporation, DTE Energy, U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense, Energy,
Housing, and Urban Development, Interior, State and Transportation, the
Appalachian Regional Commission, Federal Emergency Management Agency, General
Services Administration, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 
 
 If you have any comments please email the ntm@getf.org. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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