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MOUNTAINTRUE AND SIERRA CLUB MEETING Environmental Issues & Actions Meeting

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Date(s) - 12/13/2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Wedge at Foundation

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Dec. 13: Environmental Issues & Actions Meeting. Join MountainTrue and the Sierra Club for monthly meetings to discuss local, state and national environmental issues. These meetings will help identify opportunities to take action on current issues, and provide educational opportunities for anyone who would like more information about how to get involved in environmental action. These meetings will occur on the second Wednesday of every month, and the next meeting is December 13 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Wedge at Foundation at 5 Foundy Street in Asheville. If you’re interested in staying up to date on environmental issues and want to know how you can get involved in local, state and national opportunities, come on out to learn more. For more information, contact Susan Bean at 828.258.8737 x 216or

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We are a one-of-a-kind magazine that provides local, regional, national and international information about women’s lives and education, performing and visual arts and writing, the environment, green living and sustainability and regional Western North Carolina business, people and events. “Villages preserve culture: dress, food and dance are a few examples. As villages grow in population and turn into towns, local cafes make way for large American chains. Handmade leather sandals are discarded for a pair of Western sneakers. Due to its small size, a village fosters a tight-knit sense of community. explains the meaning of the African proverb, “It takes a village,” by stating that a sense of community is critical to maintaining a healthy society. Village members hold a wealth of information regarding their heritage: they know about the ancient traditions, methods of production and the resources of the land. When villages become dispersed or exterminated in times of war, this anthropological knowledge disappears. Large cities are not as conducive to growing and producing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Villages, on the other hand, usually have ample amounts of land and other resources necessary for growing conditions.” The Importance of Villages by Catherine Capozzi Our Mission provides readers with information important to women’s lives and well-being. We focus primarily on the areas of education & health, business & finance, the arts & the environment. We are particularly interested in local & regional resources, organizations & events.

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