Cleveland State Hosts Annual Environmental Awareness Celebration

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Cleveland State Community College will be hosting its 5th annual environmental awareness celebration on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. called “It’s All About the Green!” This celebration will be held at the courtyard between the Administration Building and the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium with parking available below the gym. There will be food, presentations, and various vendors from the Cleveland community discussing the importance and benefits of “going green.”               

There is still an opportunity for local businesses and organizations to participate by having an exhibit booth at the environmental awareness celebration. There are three different sponsorship levels: Oak, $500; This is the premium location for an exhibit booth. Participants purchasing this level will receive two event t-shirts, an article in the Green Day insert in the Cleveland Daily Banner, will be featured in the Green Day advertisements, articles, and signage. Maple, $100; Participants purchasing this level will receive an exhibit booth, one event t-shirt, will be featured in the Green Day article and signage. Magnolia; $25, Participants purchasing this level will receive exhibit space with one table and two chairs. Magnolia; $50, Participants purchasing the $50 level will receive one table and two chairs and electricity.                

The registration deadline is March 1. (Any registration after March 1 will not receive all forms of recognition.) Attendees will be able to ask exhibitors questions on a one-on-one basis. Exhibitors will have the opportunity to share information and highlight their programs, products and/or services, while meeting and educating attendees.                  

It’s All About the Green is open to the community, and admission to the event is free. For more information on the Green Day, contact Tracey Wright at 473-2341.

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