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E-M:/ Sierra Club-SEMG Meeting-May 1st "The Story of Stuff"

Enviro-Mich message from Carol Izant <cogknot@yahoo.com>

--- On Sun, 4/27/08, Sierra Club - Southeast Michigan Group <gscicli@comcast.net> wrote:

> From: Sierra Club - Southeast Michigan Group <gscicli@comcast.net>
> Subject: Sierra Club-Southeast MI Group General Membership Meeting , May 1
> To: "Sierra Club - Southeast Michigan Group" <alert@sierraclub.org>
> Date: Sunday, April 27, 2008, 12:06 AM
> "The Story of Stuff: Exposing the Underbelly of Our
> Shopaholic Pastime"
> From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the
> STUFF in our lives affects communities at home and abroad,
> yet most of it is hidden from view. "The Story of
> Stuff", written by Annie Leonard, is a 20 minute,
> fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our
> production and consumption patterns. "The Story of
> Stuff" exposes the connections between a huge number
> of environmental and social issues, and calls us together
> to create a more sustainable and just world. It will teach
> you something, it will make you laugh, and it may just
> change the way you look at all the STUFF in your life
> forever. After the film, there will be a discussion of
> Sierra Club's newly adopted Zero Waste Cradle-to-Cradle
> Policy for the 21st Century. As well, there will be an
> opportunity to share ideas and brainstorm ways each of us
> can promote sustainability and justice on all levels: as
> individuals, teachers, parents, community members, and
> citizens. The antidote to over-consumption IS community.
> Please join us and bring a friend!
> The Southeast MI group (SEMG) meets on the first Thursday
> of each month at the Northwest Unitarian-Universalist
> Church, 23925 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI. The church
> is located along the southbound US10 service drive between
> 9 & 10 Mile. Our meetings begin with a potluck dinner
> at 630pm followed by a brief local club update at 730pm.
> The featured programs listed below begin at 8pm. All are
> welcome, members and non-members alike, so please consider
> bringing a friend! For more info, contact Carol Izant at
> (248)352-6137 or cogknot@yahoo.com.
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