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Earth Week at Ohlone College

By Bosky Panjvani.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008—Reprinted from Tri-City Voice.

The Associated Students of Ohlone College, Liberated Individuals of the Environment Club and the Ohlone Sustainability Committee are organizing Earth week, to be held at Ohlone College Monday - Thursday, April 21 - 24. This event is free and open to all; however, there will be a parking fee of $2.

Students will be planting tress on campus on Monday, April 21 in honor of Earth Week. Following events include an Environmental Art and Photo Contest in which viewers will vote for the best entry with prizes announced on Thursday, April 24. Bring Your Own Cup promoting the use of reusable containers, rewards students with a free drink on Monday and Tuesday. An Environmental Debate will be held by Ohlone's speech students on recycling and global warming on Tuesday, April 22; vendors like National Bio Diesel Board, AC Transit and the City of Fremont will display their green business on this designated Energy Awareness Day.

Students will recycle old cell phone batteries and small electronics in an ecological manner through an E-Waste Recycling program on Wednesday, April 23. A Clothing Recycling program is also being conducted on that day, donations of unwanted clothes will be accepted. A green tour of the Ohlone Oak Grove will also be conducted and the semester finale of the Rock the Hill Live Music Series.

The Associated Students of Ohlone College will host a Financial Aid Workshop featuring Frenchie Davis, former American Idol Contestant, and Debbie Trigg, Director of Campus Activities and the Extended Opportunities and Program Services on Thursday, April 24. Most of the events are scheduled from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. with the exception of Thursday, scheduled from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. All times and locations might vary depending on weather conditions.

For more information, contact Kevin Feliciano at (510) 659-6063 or email ASOC+Earth@Ohlone.edu.

Earth Week at Ohlone College
Monday - Thursday, April 21 - 24
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Thurs: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Ohlone College Palm Bosque
43600 Mission Blvd, Fremont.
(510) 659-6063

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