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UCM Hosts Day of Learning About Global Sustainability

Contact Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (Feb. 10, 2010) – UCM joins educational institutions across the county as they host the local event for the National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, in the Elliott Union.

Keynote sessions include a legislative forum, “Green Democracy: Senator, Do You Recycle?” from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Elliott Union 238. Missouri State Representatives Jason Kander and Jason Holsman will lead the discussion about challenges facing city and state governments regarding recycling, green buildings and other sustainable initiatives.

A Green Business Forum, planned for 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Elliott Union 238, will allow local and area green businesses to explain sustainable projects currently underway. A Green Business Showcase planned for the same time in the Elliott Union Atrium will offer these businesses the opportunity to provide displays about their green business activities.

A variety of speakers will conduct breakout sessions throughout the day beginning at 9 a.m. in the Elliott Union. Topics include:

All events are free and open to the public. For more information on the UCM National Teach-In on Global Warming Solutions, contact Manny Abarca, UCM recycling coordinator, at