Saturday, February 14, 2009

Business Gets Green: February 19th

Business Gets Green is a monthly networking series for green businesses and businesses that want to explore going green. All are welcome and admission is Free. The next session will be held on Thursday, February 19th, from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the Buffalo Museum of Science [Map]. Please arrive early. Business Gets Green sessions start promptly at 5:30 and close at 7:30, leaving time for networking.

  • 5:30-5:45pm: Senator Antoine Thompson, Chair of the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, will discuss environmental initiatives in the NY State legislature. UPDATE: Video of the presentation
  • 5:45-7:00pm: Suggestions from the floor for legislation in support of greening businesses and improving environmental quality in New York State: 4 minutes each. Please send written copies of your remarks or legislative proposals to Bill Nowak. The entire community - business people, environmentalists, citizens - is invited to participate.
  • 7:15-7:30pm: Green Businesses that haven't spoken on proposed legislation will introduce themselves - 30 seconds each.
Questions? Please contact Bill Nowak, newly-appointed Director of Policy Research for NYS Sen.Thompson, at

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