US Green Building Council - Ohio Chapter - Southwest Ohio Region

Upcoming Events Posted by Eric Anderson on 01/1/17 in Events, Featured

We have a lot of exciting activities coming up in this month!

Check out the Events Calendar now!

April Events - USGBC Ohio SW Region
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2016 Annual Meeting, Holiday Celebration and Awards Luncheon Posted by admin on 12/12/16 in Events

The USGBC SW Ohio Region’s Annual Holiday Celebration took place on Tuesday, December 13th at the Montgomery Inn. The Montgomery County Commission; Debbie Lieberman, Judy Dodge and Dan Foley were presented with the 2017 Green Advocate Award for the formation of he Dayton Regional Green (DRG) initiative..  Michael Berning, Chapter President, lead a panel discussion with the winners.
The Chapter also recognized Michael Berning for his leadership of the USGBC SW Region’s Board, which successfully grew membership, substantially increased educational offerings, collaborated with over two dozen regional organizations and expanded membership activities.  He will be able to select how the money will be spent.
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Dayton Green Apple Day of Service at Horace Mann Elemenatry Posted by admin on 10/10/16 in Chapter, Events, Schools, Uncategorized

The Dayton Green Apple Day of Service took place on Friday October 7th at Horace Mann Elementary School, a Dayton Public School. The event improved upon Horace Mann’s existing learning garden, which is already an important part of the school’s curriculum, by enlarging the garden and adding an outdoor classroom. The service day was a collaboration between the USGBC, Wright State University’s School of Education and the Five Rivers MetroParks Community Gardening Program, with funding also provided by Whole Foods. The group of 25+ volunteers demolished the old, deteriorating garden beds, constructed two large new raised beds from block and filled them with garden soil, added two rain barrels and bird feeders, and mulched a large area for the outdoor “classroom” with repurposed stumps for student seating.

We had fantastic turn-out with folks from the USGBC, WSU, Five Rivers MetroParks, and a large number of students, staff and parents from Horace Mann participating. The group made quick work, finishing the project in 3 hours, and then enjoying hotdogs together afterwards courtesy of the school. The Chapter paid for the garden soil and various garden supplies for the projects.

Enjoy the pictures of the event, below:

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Cincinnati JAM Posted by admin on 04/4/16 in Events

More than 100 green building and environmental professionals gathered April 20th at Taft’s Ale House for networking and professional development! Hannah Hol and Chuck Lohre were the winners of the networking Bingo game. Each received a $50 Amazon gift card!
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