Fiesta Gardens (2100 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin, TX 78702)
Thursday, December 16th, 2010 from 5:30pm-9:30pm
Registration: Pre-Registration ONLY for this Event (No Cash Accepted at Door)
- Click here for $30 General Admission Pre-Registration
- Click here for $20 for Members of one of the Co-Hosting Organizations
- To join Public Citizen, click here.
Network and learn about the hosting organizations and come together for a unified 2011. Celebrate the holidays with us and enjoy music, great food, beer, wine and other beverages, as well as holiday cheer…
Live Music by: Austin Eco-Musicians (Reed Sternberg, Bill Oliver, Frank Meyer and More!) with Tribal Nation, the Austin reggae band later in the evening.
Food: Barr Mansion (Please help support our event sponsor and friend to the environmental community, the Barr Mansion. They are catering this event, even as their own facility is being rebuilt after the fire.)
- Blue Cheese and Winter Squash Sandwich
- Chicken and Pepperoni Sandwich
- Sundried Tomato White Bean Dip with Crostini
- Basil Hummus and Cracker Shards
- Local Organic Farm Salad Station with assorted dressings
Beverages: Beer, Wine, Sodas, Teas and water will be provided by the following sponsors:
About the Co-Hosts: Texas Green Network •Public Citizen • SEED Coalition • Sierra Club • Design Build Live • Austin EcoNetwork • Solar Austin • NetImpact •
Texas League of Conservation Voters • Austin Physicians for Social Responsibility
Texas Green Network: www.texasgreennetwork.org
The Green Business Chamber-of-Commerce for Texas—
Developing the Texas Green Business Sector and Accelerating the Adoption of Sustainable Business Practices in the Texas Business Community.
Public Citizen: www.texasvox.org
By promoting cleaner energy, cleaner government, cleaner cars and cleaner air for all Texans, we hope to provide for a healthy place to live and prosper. We are Public Citizen.
SEED Coalition: www.NukeFreeTexas.org
SEED Coalition works for clean air and clean energy, advocating for energy efficiency and solar, wind and geothermal energy. We’re working to improve building codes and get municipal utilities and co-ops to strengthen clean energy programs. SEED Coalition actively opposes dirty and dangerous coal plants and nuclear reactors, and is leading legal opposition to four nuclear reactors proposed in Texas. Membership is free and volunteers are welcome.
Sierra Club: http://texas.sierraclub.org/
To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth; To practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources; To educate and enlist humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment; and to use all lawful means to carry out these objectives.
Solar Austin: http://solaraustin.org
Solar Austin is a non-profit organization working to accelerate the transition to clean renewable energy, building healthy communities, strong economies, and energy independence.
Austin EcoNetwork: http://www.austineconetwork.com/
Helping Austinites lead the way as stewards of the planet’s resources, creating healthy home and work environments and contributing to a thriving local economy.
Design Build Live: www.designbuildlive.org
Design~Build~Live exists to share, practice, promote and nurture natural building and sustainable living. DBL was created by and for those who desire to live full, joyful lives that support the human spirit and honor the Earth and all her beings. We seek to design and build our homes, buildings, landscapes and entire lives thoughtfully, respectfully and beautifully. Among our offerings are monthly presentations, classes, hands-on workshops, and special educational events.
NetImpact Austin: www.netimpactaustin.org
Net Impact Austin is a network of professionals and entrepreneurs, in the Austin metro-area, creating a better and more sustainable world. We are a registered 501(c)3 and a professional chapter affiliate of Net Impact, a global membership organization of students, professionals, and entrepreneurs using their career skills to improve the way the world does business. The Net Impact global network includes over 10,000 members, nearly 200 chapters, and 6 continents – making it one of the most influential networks of students and professionals in existence today.
Texas League of Conservation Voters: www.tlcv.org
The Texas League of Conservation Voters works to preserve and enhance the quality of life of Texans by making conservation a top priority with Texas elected officials, political candidates and voters. When we succeed, all conservation groups and issues benefit.
Austin Physicians for Social Responsibility: http://www.psr.org/chapters/austin/
Dedicated to prevention of nuclear war, reduction of human harm from climate change and environmental degradation, and access to healthcare for Central Texans. We speak at local events to the public and press, educate lawmakers about PSR’s priority issues, and reach out to other health professionals.