Mayor Norton Presents Charting the Course Presentation on Sustainability on Earth Day, April 22

Mayor Norton Presents Charting the Course Presentation on Sustainability on Earth Day, April 22
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Green Mayor Dick Norton will present the next Charting the Course on Economic Development
on Earth Day, April 22 focusing on Increasing Your Triple Bottom Line


Green, OH –Mayor Dick Norton is hosting Charting the Course on Economic Development with a focus on sustainability on April 22, 2014, Earth Day.

Mayor Norton will share a brief update on the City’s economic development program, followed by a presentation on Green’s sustainability initiative – Living Green. Attendees will learn how sustainability is making Green a place where people and businesses thrive. The event will include a panel discussion with representatives from three businesses – Diebold, Buehler’s and Guiseppe’s Pizza – discussing how they are implementing sustainable practices that are benefitting people, the planet and increasing their profits.. Yolanda Walker, Executive Director of Reworks will share information about some of her organization’s business services.

“Sustainability is more than just implementing a recycling program,” said Mayor Norton. “Our discussion will show what businesses in Green -- both large and small -- are doing that are making a difference in improving the environment and increasing profits. I hope the discussion encourages other businesses to consider some creative tools that might both positively impact the environment and allow their business to thrive.”

Mayor Norton presents several Charting the Course presentations to local business leaders each year as a way to keep businesses in Green informed about the City’s progress towards meeting its strategic goals and economic development progress. In addition, the event allows city leaders to hear firsthand the challenges, needs and successes of Green’s business community.

Business leaders are invited to attend; however, seating is limited. Please contact Amy Sehm at 330-896-6602 or asehm@cityofgreen.org to register. The free event begins at 8:00 a.m., with breakfast and networking beginning at 7:30 a.m.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio

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