FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2008
Caroline Beidler, Neighbors for Clean Air, (740) 374-0975
Melissa English, Ohio Citizen Action, (513) 221-2100
Neighbors for Clean Air sponsor Earth Day river cruise, essay contest
MARIETTA – Local clean air group, Neighbors for Clean Air and the state’s largest environmental group, Ohio Citizen Action, will team up for a unique Earth Day celebration, Saturday, April 19, 2008.
“This fun and educational event is a great way to do something a little different for Earth Day,” said Neighbors for Clean Air spokesperson, Caroline Beidler. The event consists of displays and activities on a one-hour river cruise on the Valley Gem sternwheeler including-
Neighbors for Clean Air, is a group of Washington and Wood county business owners and residents working to protect their families’ health, air quality and environment. Ohio Citizen Action is the state’s largest environmental group, with 80,000 members. The two groups launched a Good Neighbor Campaign focused on Eramet Marietta in March, 2006.
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Saturday, April 19th, boarding from 1pm, cruise begins at 1:30pm
Valley Gem sternwheeler, 601 Front St. parking under the Washington St. bridge.
Admission: Pay-what-you-can (suggested $5) proceeds benefit Neighbors for Clean Air.
For more information: www.ohiocitizen.org, or 740-374-0975