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Don’t Forget…

…To REGISTER for the upcoming Sustainability Summit by Friday November 13.

This official kick-off event for the Great Allegheny Passage Sustainable Business Network (GAP SBN) is hosted by the Trail Town Program and will feature presentations from local business owners operating successful businesses that merge economic and environmental interests.

The event will be held at the Turkeyfoot Valley Historical Society in Confluence, PA from 10am-2:30pm on Wednesday November 18.

We’ll also offer tips and practical solutions and programs to help you save money. And get more details about how to become a member of the growing GAP SBN! Enjoy a fresh, local lunch from the Lucky Dog Cafe.

Whether you’ve already implemented sustainable business practices, or are wondering what “going green” is all about and how it can help your business we hope you’ll be a part of the conversation about these new opportunities can boost business and create a unique experience for users of the Great Allegheny Passage.

(For more details on the Summit, see earlier post)

For questions or to REGISTER call (724) 603-3151 or e-mail emayes@thesca.org.

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Upcoming conference!

For businesses interested in “going green,” the Community College of Beaver County, Congressman Jason Altmire, Robert Kimball & Associates, and Sustainable Pittsburgh will host a conference, “The Road to Sustainability,” on Tuesday October 13 from 8:30-3:00.

Topics include Sustainable Development, Green Building and LEED, Energy Auditing, Grant Writing, and Stormwater Management. There will also be panel discussions and talks by experts on sustainable business.

The cost is $35 to attend and includes breakfast and lunch. The conference will be held on the campus of the Community College of Beaver County.

For registration and other information visit the website, or contact the CCBC’s Career and Workforce Development Office at 724-480-3443.

And SAVE THE DATE for a SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT hosted by the Trail Town Program, specifically for Trail Businesses interested in sustainable and cost-saving business practices to be held Wednesday, November 18 in Confluence, PA with presentations from successful businesses that are “Green on the GAP” and a fresh, local lunch. More information to come!

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