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E-M:/ Sierra Club Celebrates 40 Years



Title: News Release

For Immediate Release:                                                                                                       CONTACT: Leigh Fifelski

October 1, 2007                                                                                                                       Office: (248) 549-213

             Cell: (248) 321-4579

SIERRA CLUB CELEBRATES 40 YEARS

Fighting to Protect Great Lakes’ State

 

What:        Sierra Club’s national President, Dr. Robert Cox, will join State Director Anne Woiwode, local officials, leaders from Michigan environmental organizations and local Sierra Club leaders to honor the 40th Anniversary of the Sierra Club’s Michigan Chapter.  Lawmakers will be introducing resolutions to honor the work that the Sierra Club has done over the last 40 years to protect the Great Lakes, Michigan’s air quality, and our forest lands.  Sierra Club leaders will discuss plans to continue Great Lakes protection and secure a clean, renewable energy future for Michigan.

 

                  The Sierra Club will also be hosting a 40th Anniversary Celebration starting at 6 PM at the Lansing Center.  Tickets are $40. 

 

PRESS EVENTS          

Madison Heights

Where:      Madison Heights Nature Center - 30300 Hales, Madison Heights, MI 48071 – from I-75 to 12 Mile and head east.  Take 12 Mile to John R and head north to 13 Mile.  Take 13 Mile Rd east to Hales and head south until you reach nature center.      

When:        Friday, October 5, 2007 @ 10:00 AM

Who:         National Sierra Club President Dr. Robert Cox, State Sierra Club Director Anne Woiwode, Sierra Club members and environmental groups

 

Grand Rapids

Where:            Ah-Nab-Awen Park - 303 Pearl St. in Grand Rapids; west of the Grand River and east of Scribner Ave.

When:       Friday, October 5, 2007 @ 1:30 PM

Who:         Representative Michael Sak, Director Anne Woiwode, Sierra Club members and environmental groups

 

Lansing

Where:      Grand River on west side of Lansing Center - 333 E. Michigan Avenue - Lansing, MI  48933 – In case of rain we will meet center lobby.

When:       Friday, October 5, 2007 @ 4:00 PM  

Who:         National Sierra Club President Dr. Robert Cox, Director Anne Woiwode, Mayor George Heartwell of Grand Rapids, Sierra Club members and environmental groups

 

 

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