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April 2021

Next Club Meeting: Tuesday, April 27th via Zoom

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THEME: THE ENVIRONMENT

Featured Speakers:

GRANT GOODRICH, Executive Director, Great Lakes Energy Institute, Case Western Reserve University.   Their mission: advancing energy initiatives including energy storage, solar, and emerging technologies.

RICH SNYDER, Director, Public Safety-Service, City of Rocky River.  Focus: the environment in our community.

JIM ROKAKIS, Senior Advisor for Land Banks, Western Reserve Land Conservancy.  Their mission: To provide the people of our region with essential natural assets through land conservation and restoration.

In April 2019, the Rocky River Democratic Club was pleased to co-host a meeting on Climate Change at the Don Umerley Civic Center that was attended by over 150 residents of our community and surrounding suburbs. Our community joins people around the world in recognizing the existential threat posed by climate change.

To receive the Zoom link for April 27th, please first RSVP and CLICK HERE




EARTH DAY 2021
Last Thursday, April 22nd, was Earth Day 2021.  The President hosted a climate summit with 40 world leaders; and his infrastructure plan addresses climate change in a big way.  Many local organizations participated in Earth Day with a variety of activities.  The following in our own community is still open.

City of Rocky River
Trash to Treasure Contest.  Turn a piece of unwanted waste into something fun. Drop off entries at Memorial Hall between now and April 29th. Judging will be on April 30th, and winners will be displayed at the Civic Center from April 30 – May 7.  For more information, visit https://www.rrcity.com/rocky-river-blog/2021/4/14/trash-to-treasure-contest