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Inaugural Earth Day celebration seeks participants
Scheduled for Sunday, April 22,
from 4-7 pm,
HOME is an Earth Day celebration for the
Denison, Granville and Licking County communities. We seek to raise awareness of and
interest in environmental issues, while having fun and offering a local Earth Day event where
there currently is none.

As we move through the planning stages for this inaugural event, we are seeking a variety of
organizations, vendors and other participants–all with an eco-sensibility–to come together in
celebration of our shared home, Earth. We hope to make this family-friendly event an annual
tradition, so we would love your help to make our first experimental year a success.

Details
WHAT: HOME is a community Earth Day celebration, bringing together anyone interested in
sustainability, conservation and the wonders of the natural world. Visitors can expect family fun,
Homestead tours, educational displays, information about local sustainability initiatives, service
projects, a sunset hike, vendors, music and food.
WHEN: Sunday, April 22, 4-7 pm
WHERE: The Denison Homestead, 1385 North Street, Granville, OH 43023
ADMISSION: Free
WHO IS INVITED: Denison, Granville and Licking County communities (general public)
EXHIBITOR LOAD-IN: 2:45-3:45 pm
COST TO PARTICIPATE: Free
DEFINITION OF PARTICIPATION: Have a table/booth set up on the grounds of the
Homestead. Have a representative/s of your organization available to engage with visitors,
sharing information and/or a family-friendly and eco-conscious activity (craft, game, hands-on
display, demonstration, make/take, etc). Provide signage. Sell goods if applicable.

To reserve a spot for your organization or business as an exhibitor or sponsor,
contact Kim Byce, Homestead Coordinator,
at bycek@denison.edu or 614-537-6126,
by Friday, April 6.
If you are unable to participate in a formal capacity, we certainly understand, though we hope you
will support us with your attendance or by sharing news of this event with your social and
professional circles. Sharable promotional material will be distributed closer to the event date.

We envision a true community event, connecting all those among us who are environmentally
conscious and doing important work for the Earth– and for that, we need you! Thanks for your
consideration.

Sincerely,
Kim Byce Jeremy King
Homestead Coordinator Director of Sustainability
Denison University Denison University

Licking County Concerned Citizens will be participating with an information table.
Contact Carol Apacki if you are willing to help staff the table.
tel: 740-587-2176, email: capacki@roadrunner.com

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 Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center Public Tour

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Register individually: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/byrd-center-public-tour-april-2018-tickets-41120979958

Carpool together with Melinda Miller, Candidate for Ohio Senate District 31.
Contact Carol Apacki, capacki@roadrunner.com, or 740-587-2176

Description

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is located at 1090 Carmack Rd, Columbus, OH 43210.

Each tour lasts approximately one and a half hours and includes:

  • Presentation on the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.
  • Description of the research conducted and brief history of the Center as an OSU institution.
  • Tour of the facility, including a look at field equipment, the ice core freezer, and polar rock repository.

Meet in the Auditorium, Room 240, on the second floor of Scott Hall. You will need to enter Scott Hall through Door #2 (each door is labeled) on the east side of the building and ascend the steps near the statue of Admiral Byrd. IT IS CRITICAL THAT YOU PAY FOR PARKING IN THE LOTS, OR YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EXPENSIVE PARKING TICKET. INFORMATION IS PROVIDED BELOW; PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center is located at 1090 Carmack Rd, Columbus, OH 43210.

LINK to more details: https://bpcrc.osu.edu/

Also: https://www.facebook.com/byrdpolar

RSVP in advance = 10 spots available