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2/12/2014 February Green Drinks Milwaukee

2/12 – February Green Drinks

RSVP/Register Today at http://mgdfeb2014.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: February 12th, 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: The MKE Green Drinks Host Committee

TOPIC: MKE Green Drinks in 2014 and Open Social

The Milwaukee Green Drinks hosting committee will speak for a short time to share their plans for the year of upcoming events and speakers we are lining up.  Then, we will have an open social to connect, socialize, learn about each other, and connect.
Note: Our original speaker/ facility tour planned for February was unavailable. We will try them again at a later date. 

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://mgdfeb2014.eventbrite.com/

Upcoming Green Drinks:  We are working on bringing a balance of green topics to MKE Green Drinks this year : from food to energy to social justice to business to policy.  Here are some of the things we are working on:

  • Victory Garden Initiative
  • Bike Share Milwaukee
  • Urban Ecology Center
  • City of Milwaukee – energy/solar programs
  • Special Summer trip to an Organic Valley Farm
  • Two corporate sustainability/CSR leaders
  • A couple of building tours
  • Youth Haiti
  • League of Conservation Voters