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ASHEVILLE  EVENTS and SEASON'S GREENings

ON-GOING NATURE-LOVERS' OPP- in Asheville- Down at the River
Every Wednesday
 
Because The French Broad River is used so frequently for swimming and recreation it's important to identify and then eliminate sources of bacterial impairment. So, the French Broad Riverkeeper invites you to help out by sampling water in the French Broad watershed for bacterial pollution. Contact WNCA Volunteer Coordinator Cynthia Camilleri Cynthia@WNCA.org.
 
 
December 4th - Asheville's  Sierra Club' invites you to the holiday party and recognition awards at the Unitarian Congregation in Asheville. Please bring a potluck dish to share and a book to swap. All are warmly invited.
Contact  judymattox@sbcglobal.net; 828-683-2176.

December 6th - Blue Ridge Biofuels is having a Facility Tour on December 6th- A favorite of our, BRB recycles used  cooking oils to biodiesel production to be sold back to the community as clean, renewable fuel. These biofuels are used to power our vehicles and to heat homes. You can join them  for a FREE tour of their  facility and  learn more about the production of biodiesel and their efforts for local sustainability. Contact Isabelle Rios, Education and Outings Coordinator, at isabelle@wnca.org

 
Oh BOY!! The 7th Annual Asheville Winter Warmer Beer Festival is happening Saturday January 25.
 The event benefits the Western North Carolina Alliance and helps to protect our mountains, rivers and forests. Want to volunteer? Contact WNCA Volunteer Coordinator Cynthia Camilleri at Cynthia@WNCA.org.
 

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