Newsletter – April 2010 | San Francisco Green Drinks

Newsletter – April 2010

Posted by SFGD on March 30, 2010
Newsletter

San Francisco Green Drinks
April 6th
“40th Anniversary Celebration of Earth Day!”

Hello Green Drinkers!

Please join us next Tuesday, April 6th for San Francisco Green Drinks!

This month San Francisco Green Drinks honors the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day!

“. . . on April 22, 1970, Earth Day was held, one of the most remarkable happenings in the history of democracy . . .”

– American Heritage Magazine, Oct 1993

The Earth Day movement, which started on a grass roots level, is now celebrated all over the world.  What an inspiration!  Earth Day moves people towards a healthy, prosperous, and sustainable future – and we support this movement wholeheartedly!  To celebrate Earth Day we will be offering FREE ice-cream for everyone!

Be sure to check out our Community Board and on-line event calendar for all your upcoming Earth Day and Green events.

Our question of the month is: What are you doing in support of Earth Day?

Come and celebrate Earth Day with us!

April Sponsors: The California Wolf Center & Earth Island Journal

The California Wolf Center, a non-profit organization founded in 1977, is a one-of-a-kind education, conservation, and research center committed to increasing public awareness and understanding of the importance of all wildlife by focusing on the history, biology, behavior, and ecology of the gray wolf (Canis lupus).  We are old school green in the sense that we have been working on wildlife conservation for more than 30 years.  Kids, families and professionals like you attend our programs and learn that top predators, like wolves make the environment healthy.  We are also one of the largest centers in the United States hosting and breeding the highly endangered Mexican gray wolf, native to the southwestern United States and Mexico.  Join us on Facebook or visit our web site where you can become a member and learn more about gray wolves and their environment as well as the prospects for wolves returning to California!  www.californiawolfcenter.org

Earth Island Journal has been publishing award-winning investigative reports Earth Island Journalon the world’s most pressing environmental crises for 25 years. The Journal explores the connections between the environment and other contemporary issues, uncovering stories often left unexplored by the mainstream media. The magazine is published by Earth Island Institute, which is a nonprofit incubator of more than 50 solutions-focused social and environmental projects, organizer of the annual Brower Youth Awards, and administrator of the Restoration Initiatives Fund in Southern California. To support our unique brand of environmental journalism, become a subscriber for only $9.95 a year – a 50% savings from the newsstand price!  www.earthisland.org/journal

April Partners: Ben & Jerry’s San Francisco Catering
and Sustainable Brands 2010

Ben & Jerry’s San Francisco Catering In celebration of Earth Day and our recently announced commitment to bringing all of our products to 100% Fair Trade by 2013 we are providing some of our best and newest Fair Trade Ice Cream, plus a cool new Sorbet! Come enjoy what true San Franciscans are all about and become our Facebook Fan today! To book your own euphoric Ben & Jerry’s San Francisco Corporate Catering and Sundae Parties call us at 415.533.4588 or visit our site www.BenJerrys.com/macys/catering/offers.cfm

Sustainable Brands 2010 Presents The Power of And Where the Brand & Design & Sustainability Communities Come Together.  Monterey Conference Center, Monterey CA, June 7-10, 2010.  Widely reputed to be the most compelling sustainability conference of the year, Sustainable Brands 2010 will convene over 700 brand leaders, top executives from the global brands leading sustainable innovation today, all types of designers participating in this global shift, and an unprecedented list of others. Speakers and sessions will provide inspiration, techniques and best practices as economic realities, corporate responsibility and the environment come together to create a new strategic business imperative. Registration is now open and seating is limited.
Use discount code sfgrnsb to save 20% off!
www.sustainablebrands10.com

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, April 6th
Time: 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: 111 Minna Gallery
Bring: Please bring your green flyers, announcements, job postings, etc for the Community Board.  And of course, bring your business cards!
Safety: Please be safe when coming to/from SFGD. If you would like someone to walk you to your bus/train stop or car, please let a greeter know. As always, please designate a driver if driving.
Cost: FREE!

Music:

5:30 – 7:30
DJ Tim Dionne
has been Djing for 13 years, with his roots starting in Chico, CA. He has played residencies in some of the Bay Area’s top clubs. He is one of San Francisco’s premier DJs playing the best in electronic music.

7 :30- 9:30
DJ COR  (the Beatery Boys)
is one of our very own rotating resident DJs and is the kind of DJ people ask for. Cor spins everything from breaks and electohouse, to funk and acid jazz.  On this Earth Day celebration he will be spinning a montage of delectable downtempo.

Special Drinks of the Month: $7 while they last!

  • Gravenstein Highway – $7
    LonjeviTea Gravenstein Apple Kombucha,  Gravenstein Apple Juice, Rum
  • Spring Fling – $7
    LonjeviTea Ginger Kombucha, Passion Fruit Juice, Vodka

Community

* Special thanks to Cliff at Waldeck’s for his generous support of Green Drinks over the past two years.  We are sad to see his doors close after 55 years of business.

* Post your green event on the Bay Area Green Calendar for free!

* SF Green Drinks is on Facebook. Please join the group ‘San Francisco Green Drinks’ for additional resources and information.

* SF Green Drinks is booking out Sponsors and Community Partners for 2010. If you or someone you know is interested in connecting with our community, please get in touch!

See you on the 6th!

– The Green Drinks Team

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