Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Reduce, Reuse, Re... Cyclone?

Now through July 18th, the Brooklyn Cyclones and National Grid present Going Green Week at KeySpan Park.

The Cyclones’ Going Green Week will feature National Grid expo tables on the ballpark’s concourse level to educate and motivate fans, regarding ways to be more environmentally conscious.

National Grid also offers a variety of energy efficiency tips, valuable rebates for the installation of energy efficiency products and information on its web site,

At last night's game, the first 2,500 fans in attendance received Going Green tote bags, presented by National Grid.

On July 18th, the first 2,500 fans in attendance will receive a 100% Organic Cotton T-shirt, presented by National Grid. That night, the Cyclones will also be wearing Bamboo Jerseys, made of all-natural fibers.

Tickets to Cyclones games are available at the team's web site.

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Green Job Workshops at Brooklyn Public Library

The Brooklyn Public Library is hosting two green job workshops in the upcoming weeks. Attendees will learn about the next generation of jobs that will have a positive impact on the environment, find out which types of businesses need green workers, and what skills and training is needed to land a great job.

The first meeting will be Tuesday, July 28, from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Business Library at 280 Cadman Plaza West. The second will be Tuesday, August 18 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. at the Central Library, at 10 Grand Army Plaza in the second floor meeting room.

Register online here or call 718.623.7000 (select option 4).

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