Free Sustainable Living Event to be Held Oct. 23
October 01, 2010

The public is invited to attend a free “green” event called “Community Education on Sustainable Living” on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the Workforce Development Center (WDC) at Wor-Wic Community College on the corner of Route 50 and Walston Switch Road in Salisbury. Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m.

This event is designed to help businesses and individuals learn about eco-tourism, “green” building, sustainable food practices and small business opportunities. A boxed lunch will be provided.

Participants can choose to attend three breakout sessions. Breakout topics include “Small Business Resources for the Green Economy,” “Green Building: Building for the Future,” “Eco-tourism: A Local Tour Guide” and “Living off the Land: Sustainable Food Practices.”

Individuals interested in registering to attend this free event can contact Lee Ann Shull at lshull@worwic.edu.

Businesses interested in promoting their products or services can register as a vendor by contacting Kristen Bacon at kbacon@marylandcapital.org. The cost is $25 per space. Tables and chairs are provided.

In addition to Wor-Wic, this event is sponsored by EcoVentures International, Telamon Corp., the Maryland Small Business Development Center, Maryland Capital Enterprises, Delmarva Power and the Tressler Lutheran Village at Harbor Pointe.