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Monthly Archives: November 2013

We’ll Return February 2014

MKE Green Drinks will be taking December 2013 off due to crazy holiday schedules

In January we will have a host/leader meeting to plan out 2014.  If you have an interest in joining the leadership team drop us a line at admin@mkegreendrinks.org

We look forward to seeing you all on the Second Wednesday of February at Best Place.

Thank you all for a great 2013!

11/13 – Because Water Doesn’t Grow on Trees: H2Oscore and the Future of Water

Register Today at http://mgdnov2013.eventbrite.com/

Green Drinks Milwaukee: Milwaukee’s Monthly Green Networking Event

Join us for good drinks, good conversation and a chance to network with other environmentally minded people.  Let’s bring together the environmental/ green/ sustainability community in Milwaukee and have fun doing it!

NEXT EVENT:  November 13th, 2013 5:30-7:30 pm

WHERE: Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery. 901 W Juneau, Milwaukee. map it This unique German-style beer hall is located in the Pabst Brewery re-development. The “Brewery” was recently awarded LEED-ND Platinum, making it one of the greenest neighborhood developments in the US. http://www.bestplacemilwaukee.com/

Parking: There is free two-hour street parking until 9pm in front of the building, or metered parking on 8th Street and 10th Street. Caution: they do ticket in the evening here. Alternatively, the parking structure across the street offers parking at $0.75/hour.

SPEAKER:  McGee Young – Founder, H2Oscore

Topic:  Because Water Doesn’t Grow on Trees: H2Oscore and the Future of Water

McGee Young is the Founder of H2Oscore and an Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University. He will talk about how his company is changing the way communities use water, the limits of conservation as a paradigm for water management, and opportunities for innovations in the water sector. H2Oscore was accepted into the charter class of the Global Freshwater Seed Accelerator and won the Midwest Social Innovation prize. In October, Milwaukee became the fourth city to contract with H2Oscore to provide all residents with online access to their water use and rewards at local small businesses for water conservation.  http://www.h2oscore.com

Typical Agenda:

5:30-6:00 Mingling, drinking, networking
6:00 – Brief Announcements
6:05-7:00 Speaker and Q&A
7:00 Mingling, drinking, networking
7:30 MKE Green Drinks ends, and you are free to stay.

Don’t miss the fun!

REGISTER TODAY at http://mgdnov2013.eventbrite.com/

Upcoming Green Drinks:

MKE Green Drinks will be taking December off due to holiday schedules as well as January to plan the new year.  We will return on the 2nd Wednesday in February and be back to our regular schedule of every second Wednesday of the month