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E-M:/ Seminar: Access to Clean and Affordable Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                                    CONTACT:

Friday, August 31, 2007                                                        Melissa Damaschke, Sierra Club Organizer

                                                                                                                                   Office  (248) 549-6213

                                                                                                                                      Cell  (248) 990-1688

                                                                                             Lynn Kaucheck, Clean Water Action Organizer

                                                                                                                                      Cell  (586) 556-8805


Sierra Club & Clean Water Action Host

Brown Bag Lunch Seminar

Topic:  Access to Clean and Affordable Water


Rochester and Waterford, MI —Sierra Club and Clean Water Action believe that all citizens have a right to safe, clean, and affordable water.  However, that is not the case in Michigan.  Marian Kramer from Michigan Welfare Rights will discuss how Michigan families are having their water shut-off every day. 

Participants are encouraged to bring their personal lunches to the presentation in Waterford.  In Rochester, participants have the option to order their lunches from Mr. B’s Food & Spirits.



WHAT:      Brown Bag Lunch Seminar


WHO:         Marian Kramer, Michigan Welfare Rights

                     Melissa Damaschke, Sierra Club Organizer

                     Lynna Kaucheck, Clean Water Action Organizer


WHEN:      Waterford = Wednesday, September 5 from 12 to 1pm

                     Rochester = Wednesday, September 19 from 12 to 1pm


WHERE:    Waterford = Warming House Pavilion (5050 Civic Center Drive; Waterford)

                     Rochester = Mr. B’s Food & Spirits (423 South Main Street; Rochester)




October Topic = Environmental Health (Clean Water Action)

            Waterford = Wednesday, October 3 from 12 to 1pm (Warming House Pavilion)

            Rochester = Wednesday, October 17 from 12 to 1pm (Mr. B’s Food & Spirits)





Melissa Damaschke

Sierra Club Conservation Organizer

1723 West Fourteen Mile Road

Royal Oak, MI 48073

Phone:  (248) 549-6213

Website:  www.sierraclub.org/community/oakland


Together, we will keep the Great Lakes GREAT!