Join with neighbors for Green ProAction Cafe #3

 Photo courtesy of Cassandra West.

Photo courtesy of Cassandra West.

By Sally Stovall

Thursday, August 27, 2015, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, at Thatcher Pavilion, Thatcher Woods Forest Preserve8030 Chicago Ave., River Forest, IL  (Enter on the north side of Chicago Ave, west of Thatcher Ave.)  Register now.

Green ProAction Café #3 is the final in a series of three gatherings intended to grow the number and diversity of residents engaged in dialogue and action focused on building a healthy, sustainable and resilient community.

Everyone is welcome!  Make sure your block, your school, your building, your congregation is represented!  No need to have participated in previous Green ProAction Cafes.  Join the conversation and let’s keep the ideas and creativity flowing!

Let’s shine a spotlight on good things happening in OPRF: Join with neighbors to celebrate resilience-building endeavors and accomplishments of 2015.  We’ll also learn about what’s new and what’s next!

  • 300 at the Native Gardening Conference

  • More families choose people & pet-friendly yards

  • OPRF advocates for sustainable policies

  • Year-round local food comes to OPRF

  • Oak Park earns Arboretum designation

  • Win-win time-banking

  • And much more . . .

The ProAction Café  is organized by Green Community Connections, along with partnering organizations and is partially funded through a grant from OPRF Community Foundation.   The event is free and open to the public. Watch for more  detailsat www.greencommunityconnections.org. For questions contact sally@greencommunityconnections.org or 773-315-1109.  Register now

Partner organizations that are providing leadership at the ProAction Cafés include:  West Cook Wild Ones, Sugar Beet Schoolhouse, River Forest Sustainability Committee, Interfaith Green Network, Oak Park TreeKeepers’ Historic Oak Propagation Project, The Learning Gardens, Mutual Aid Network, Our Village Life,  GoGreen OPRF, Citizens Climate Lobby,  Oak Park Environment and Energy Commission, and Seven Generations Ahead.