May 2015 Green Team Meeting

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When:  May 13 @ 7pm

Where:  Delran Municipal Building

Agenda:

• Review and approve April meeting minutes
• Discuss how Sustainable Jersey grant funds can be spent
• Communications Update
• Health and Wellness Campaign
• Community Education and Outreach
• Sustainable Schools
• Sustainable Jersey Application – due June 7. Need to finalize plans to complete actions in 2015
• Upcoming Events
• Other business

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Mayor’s Health and Wellness Campaign – May 13 @6pm

get fitDid you know that over fifty percent of New Jersey residents are overweight or obese?  As a result, medical expenses to treat problems related to obesity are skyrocketing.  Join Mayor Ken Paris as he signs our proclamation to encourage resident to take actions to improve their overall health and Commit to Get Fit on May 13 at 6pm.  The event will take place at the Peter Vermes soccer field on Tenby Chase Drive at 6pm.  After signing our proclamation, we will have a drawing for some great prizes and the participate in a community walk.  Learn about health and wellness programs we’ve got planned for kids, adults and seniors.  If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us at delran.green@gmail.com.

Kids in the Creek – May 17 at 12:30pm

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Join Nina Odunlami, our Rancocas Creek Watershed Ambassador for a fun time outdoors learning how to sample, identify, and analyze what’s living in the Rancocas Creek and learn how these critters indicate the health of our waters! This event is free Sign in will begin at 12pm. Must be between the ages of 9 and 16. RSVP by contacting Nina Odunlami at 609-859-8860 ext. 56 or wma19@pinelandsalliance.org