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5/14 Milwaukee’s BikeShare!

5/14 – May Green Drinks Milwaukee BikeShare

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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: May 14, 2014  5:30 – 7:30pm

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.

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.

TOPIC: Milwaukee’s BikeShare! By the end of 2014 over 50 US cities will have a bike-share system. Come learn about the plans to launch a bike-share system in Milwaukee and how you can help make it happen.

SPEAKER: Kevin Hardman is the Launch Director of Midwest BikeShare Inc. where he is working to launch Milwaukee’s first bike share system in 2014. Previously, Kevin was the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Bike Fed which he grew in to the largest statewide bicycle organization in the country. He launched the country’s first statewide bicycle summit, he passed one of the country’s first complete streets laws and he grew the staff to over 25 full and part-time professionals based in six different Wisconsin markets.

Prior to his bicycle career, Kevin was the development manager of diverse real-estate portfolios valued at over $125M. He was an accomplished real estate professional with a sound record conceiving and building exciting, distinctive urban places. Kevin closed the country’s largest single-transaction redevelopment of public housing in Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood.
Don’t miss the fun!

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