Great job to our 2016 Green Champions, including the Lake County School District transportation and Custodial Staff for their dedication to composting initiatives, and to Independence Realty and Property Management for their support of local energy efficiency programs. Over 100 people attended the Party for the Planet last Friday night to celebrate Earth Day and our Green Champion Winners. Thanks to Groovespeak for the music, and to HarperRose Studios for hosting. Also thanks to local businesses that donated revenue on Earth Day, including Melanzana, Cycles of Life, Community Threads, Cookies with Altitude, Leadville Outdoors, High Mountain Pies, City on a Hill, and HarperRose Studios! What a great community show of support for the environment!
Join us from 5-7pm on April 22nd for the annual Party for the Planet, a celebration of Leadville and Lake County’s efforts to be inspiring stewards of our environment. The Award Ceremony and Party will take place at Harperrose Studios, 601 Harrison Ave. The party will include live music (Groovespeak) and food. It is free for members, $5 for non-members; don’t worry, you can become a member at the door.
Don’t forget to shop for us! (But only for things you need, that are made well and will add value to your life.) The following businesses have pledged 15-20% of their Friday proceeds to the local environmental programs, so get out and support these local businesses on Earth Day: Cookies with Altitude, City On a Hill, Melanzana, Harperrose Studios, High Mountain Pies, Community Threads, Cycles of Life, and Leadville Outdoors.
Thank you to the 15 donors who helped us reach our goal to raise a total of $1,000 in local funds for the greenhouse and farm by April 22nd. Please come to the Party for the Planet on April 22nd at Harperrose studios to celebrate with all our supporters, food lovers, soil growers and nature-peeps. We have so much to celebrate! www.youcaring.com/fundthefarm