In recent years, a multitude of efforts have served our communities throughout the state. Most recently…
October 29, 2013 – Tighten-Up Treat Bag distribution at Hillary Clinton Children’s Library, Little Rock
cooperative effort with USGBC, City of LR, UAMS volunteers (Ark. Energy Ed. Assoc. Grant)
November 2, 2013 – Presentation to United Methodist Men at First Methodist in Benton
December 5, 2013- Holiday Party at Vino’s to Welcome New Board Members
“Garbage Warrior” documentary presentation
Presentation of Faithful Green Friend Awards to: Brian Broussard, Lolisa Crowe, Daniel B. Johnson
December 10, 2013 – Holiday Tighten-Up Gift Bag distribution at The Orchard at Mosaic Church
December 19, 2013- Presentation of Faithful Green Friend Award to Brandon Booth at UAMS
January 12, 2013 – Presentation at St. James United Methodist Church, Little Rock
January 13, 2013 – Presentation of Faithful Green Friend Award to USGBC
January 20, 2013 – Martin Luther King Day weatherization project in 12th St. Corridor, Little Rock
January 29, 2013 – booth at UAMS student center
February 15, 2014: LOVE BAG Distribution in the 12th Street Corridor in Little Rock. Bags with energy efficiency items will go to 15 families.
February 16, 2014: Earth Stewardship Class at Second Presbyterian Church, Little Rock.
February 26, 2014: Presentation of “Chasing Ice” at the Oyster Bar, Little Rock.
March 15, 2014: Environmental Caucus, Citizens First Congress.
March 20, 2014: Presentation to the Arkansas Alternative Energy Commission, State Capitol, Little Rock.
March 29, 2014: Grand Opening of Eco-Center at Ferncliff Camp, Little Rock.
April 21, 2014: Presentation of “Chasing Ice” at Hendrix College, Conway.
April 22, 2014: Earth Day Dinner and Concert with Bonnie Montgomery at Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church, Little Rock. Chef Z Lapicz prepared a delicious vegetarian meal. We honored Bishop Kenneth Hicks and Mrs. Elaine Hicks. We gave a gift to Village Commons to support the Common Cents program, which provides energy efficiency improvements to low-income homeowners.
April 25, 2014: Earth Week booth at Hendrix College
June 18, 2014: Green Sheep met at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and discussed the huge hog farm in the Buffalo River Watershed, among other environmental issues.
June 19, 2014: Energy Efficiency Awareness Presentation at Little Rock Summer of Solutions
June 24, 2014: Energy Efficiency Awareness Presentation and Treat Bag Distribution at St. Luke United Methodist Church in Pine Bluff
July 11, 2014: Presentation to Youth at Catholic Diocese Summer Program
August 20, 2014: First Organizational Meeting for First Arkansas Solar Energy Cooperative (at St. Michael’s Episcopal, LR)
August 27, 2014: Happy Summer Break to Offices of Arkansas U.S. Senators’ Offices
August 30, 2014: Energy Efficiency Improvements in 12 St. Corridor, Little Rock
September 13, 2014: Eco-Fest in Conway, Arkansas
September 21, 2014: Second Organizational Meeting for Ark. Solar Energy Cooperative (at Unitarian Church, Little Rock)
September 21, 2014: Ark. IPL Board Members Participation in People’s Climate March in New York City
September 27, 2014: Environmental Caucus in Conway
October 2, 2014: Presentation to Neighborhood Watch Meeting in Pine Bluff
October 22, 2014: The third organizational meeting for the Arkansas Solar Energy Cooperative will be at the Omni Center in Fayetteville at 7 p.m.
November 7, 2014: Pizza, Program, and Tighten-Up Treat Bags at St. Francis House & Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
November 14, 2014: Arkansas Audubon Society Conference, Lake Dardanelle
Some Details on Recent Events…
October, 2013 – Tighten Up Treat Bags with energy efficiency items were distributed to 50 families at the Hillary Clinton Children’s Library in Little Rock.
December, 2013 – Holiday Gift Bags with energy efficiency items were distributed to 75 families at the Orchard on the campus of Mosaic Church in Little Rock.
July 20, 2013 – 11:15 a.m. – National Clean Energy Bus Tour stopped in Little Rock at 1301 S. Main St. (SoMa) – across the street from the Oxford American and Midtown Billiards. Our sound system was plugged into a portable solar power supply. Rev. Stephen Copley, Chairman of Ark. IPL Board of Directors, spoke to those gathered. Join us anytime to support the National Climate Action Plan. www.iwillact.us #ActOnClimate
July 21, 2013 – 4 p.m. – “DIRT!” documentary at Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock.
July 22, 2013 – 5:30 p.m. – Ice Cream Social and Neighborhood Weatherization Kick-Off at Oak Forest United Methodist Church. Guests learned about saving energy and money at home and at houses of worship. They signed up for free energy audits at their homes. An energy assessor explained how utility rebates and discount offers can result in lower energy use with little or no out-of-pocket expense.