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[GreenYes] Greening USA Annual Meeting - Presentation by Mayor & County Executive

For More Information Contact                                            For Immediate Release
Mark Naef, President GreeningUSA

GreeningUSA Annual Meeting
Mayor Driscoll & County Executive  Mahoney
Jointly Address The State Of CNY Sustainability

Syracuse, NY - Tuesday,  April 22, 7:30 am: Mayor Matthew Driscoll and Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney will address the Annual Meeting of GreeningUSA at the Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, 572 So. Salina St., Syracuse.

They  will address the city and county's current efforts and future planning in terms of environmental and economical sustainability to improve our community.

Mark Naef, President of Greening USA and founder of Naef  Recycling, CNY's largest independent recycling center is excited to announce "that the entire meeting for the first time ever  will be made available to all of Central New York with Ensemble Video  - a Web based video initiative which enables people to share information  without the barriers of distance and time."

Using cutting edge technology in a collaborative effort developed in CNY, Syracuse University and  CNY Community Foundation will make it possible to  videotape the meeting to be  later made available at the following Web sites:  Greening USA "",   CNY Video Showcase  " ". This initiative is unique in the United States.

Attendance is free, however space is limited. For registration, call Diane Brandli, GreeningUSA Director, at 315-425-1811 or e-mail: brandli@no.address Access is available for the disabled.
Schedule of event listed below:
    Opening Remarks and Greening USA Progress Report 8:00 - 8:15am
    Mayor:                   8:20 - 8:40
    County Executive: 8:40 - 9:00
    Q & A:                   9:00 - 9:15
    Awards Ceremony: 9:15 - 9:30

The 2nd Annual GreeningUSA "Sustaining Our Community" Awards categories will include:
Community Advocacy Awards
            Government Leadership
            Green Construction Practices
          Community Involvement / Education

Membership Awards
          Outstanding Service for the year 2007
          Member of the Year Award for 2007

GreeningUSA Inc is a 501 (c)(3) membership-association headquartered in Central New York. The organization promotes green and sustainable living, and encourages local economic development that balances energy consumption, environmental protection and social equity.
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