Tuesday To-Do: Repower America Made in America Jobs Tour Roundtable in LR

made in americaRepower Arkansas, a project of the Alliance for Climate Protection, is hosting a roundtable discussion highlighting the benefits to Arkansas families and businesses of transitioning to a clean energy economy.

According to the Center for American Progress, transitioning to a clean energy economy will create more than 18,000 jobs here in Arkansas while reducing harmful carbon pollution and breaking our dependence on foreign oil.

In the last year, Repower America has drawn together a membership of over 7,800 Arkansans in support of strengthening Arkansas’s booming clean energy economy. On August 20th, the Alliance for Climate Protection and the Blue Green Alliance kicked off the nationwide Made in America Jobs Tour and are partnering on several events across the country through September.

WHAT: Made in America Jobs Tour Roundtable

WHERE: Pulaski Technical College, Campus Center – Grand Hall B (3000 West Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, AR 72118)

WHEN: Tuesday, September 8, 2009 – 5:30 p.m.

WHO:

  • Mary Ann Shope – VP for Economic Development, Pulaski Technical College
  • Stephen Walker – Director of Development, Phoenix Renewable Energy
  • April Ambrose – Sustainability Coordinator , Viridian
  • JD Lowery – Sustainability Project Manager, Viridian
  • Christopher Charlton – Greenway Equipment & John Deere Wind Energy Associate
  • Bill Ball – CEO, Stellar Sun Solar

For more information, contact Gary Moody at (501)454-7032 or gary.moody@climateprotect.org.

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