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E-M:/ Step It Up - Grand Rapids


  Media Advisory  



What:  Grand Rapids Challenges Elected Officials to “Step It Up” to Fight Climate Change

When:  Saturday, November 3, 2007, 10:30am – 12:00pm

Where:  The Rapid Central Station, 250 Grandville Ave. SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Who:  Local Legislators who have committed to attend include;  

v     Congressman Vernon Ehlers, United States Representative, District 3

v     Representative Kevin Green, Michigan House Representative, District 77

v     Commissioner Lumpkins, City Commission, Ward 3

v     Commissioner Harold Mast, County Commission, District 12

v     Commissioner Brandon Dillon, County Commission, District 18

v     Commissioner Carol Hennessy, County Commission, District 14


Why?  This activity will demonstrate the intense concern among citizens for increased leadership on the issue of

              Global Warming and Climate Change.  This is the test, this is the time, and this is the message….

              Step It Up…Congress, Step It Up…Michigan and Local Legislators.  Tell us how you’re going to lead!


For more information visit www.stepitup2007.org


Refreshments will be served!


Sponsored by: West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) Ph. 616-822-0700, United Steelworkers-

Blue Green Alliance Ph. 269-945-4443 and the Sierra Club Ph. 616-956-6646.