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August 2017

Webinar: Is enough being done to clean up Lake Erie?

August 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Alliance for the Great Lakes and Freshwater Future for a special lunchtime briefing. We will provide an update on the Lake Erie crisis, our assessment of progress by Ohio, Michigan, and Ontario, and the next steps that must be taken for the governments to fulfill their promise of a clean Lake Erie.

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Adopt-A-Beach: Belle Isle with Barefoot Wine & Bubbly

August 2, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Belle Isle Conservancy and the Alliance for the Great Lakes, sponsored by Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, to help clean up Great Lakes beaches and shorelines and make them barefoot friendly. This event is in memory of Mary Waterstone. Look for the Barefoot Wine tent at the Belle Isle Beach to register and get started. Park in the parking lot at the Belle Isle Beach, the Barefoot Wine tent will be at the edge of the beach next to…

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Stand Up Paddle Board Demo

August 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sturgeon Point Marina, 618 Sturgeon Point Road
Derby, NY 14047
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SUP Erie Adventures and the Alliance for the Great Lakes are teaming up for a Stand Up Paddle Board Demo! Join us at Sturgeon Point to get out on the water and test out a paddle board. Space is limited so make sure to RSVP today! http://www.superieadventures.com/ https://greatlakes.org/

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Alliance Ambassador Training – Cleveland

August 29, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Plain Dealer Plaza, 1801 Superior Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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Are you always looking for new ways to give back to the Great Lakes? You're in luck - we’re launching our popular Alliance Ambassadors volunteer program in Northern Ohio this month!   Alliance Ambassadors will be trained to: Speak about Lake Erie issues at community events; Give presentations on behalf of the Alliance about Great Lakes issues; and Represent the Alliance at fun events in your community. Throughout the year, we will connect Ambassadors to behind the scenes opportunities to…

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Alliance Ambassador Training – Toledo

August 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Point Place Library, 2727 117th St
Toledo, OH 43611 United States
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Are you always looking for new ways to give back to the Great Lakes? You're in luck - we’re launching our popular Alliance Ambassadors volunteer program in Northern Ohio this month! Alliance Ambassadors will be trained to: Speak about Lake Erie issues at community events; Give presentations on behalf of the Alliance about Great Lakes issues; and Represent the Alliance at fun events in your community. Throughout the year, we will connect Ambassadors to behind the scenes opportunities to learn…

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September 2017

Happy Hour – Milwaukee Area Volunteer Meet and Greet

September 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Good City Brewing, 2108 North Farwell Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202
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We're hosting a happy hour at Good City Brewing and we want you to join us! Stop by to raise a glass and learn about all the different volunteer opportunities in the area. We're excited to get to know you and show you some more great ways to get involved. Don't hesitate to reach out with any questions by emailing Mike at mschulz@greatlakes.org—hope to see you there!  

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October 2017

Dan Egan: The Death and Life of The Great Lakes!

October 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metropolitan Planning Council, 140 S. Dearborn Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60603

“Dan Egan’s deeply researched and sharply written The Death and Life of The Great Lakes . . . is bursting with life (and yes, death).” –New York Times Book Review The Great Lakes—Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior—hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work, and recreation for tens of millions of Americans and Canadians. But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent. The Death and Life of…

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Webinar: Rescuing Lake Erie, An Assessment of Progress

October 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Tuesday, October 10th, we’ll be releasing our analysis of what’s being done to address Lake Erie’s algae problem. Join us for Rescuing Lake Erie: An Assessment of Progress, a lunchtime webinar on October 10  at 12pm CT. We’ll provide a rundown of the issue, talk next steps and leave plenty of time to answer any questions you may have. Register here.

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February 2018

Brewery Band Ballyhoo

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - February 3 @ 1:00 am
The Wire, 6845 W. ROOSEVELT ROAD
Berwyn, IL United States
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Nine local brewer bands will take the stage on Friday, February 2nd at Wire in Berwyn to raise money for Alliance for Great Lakes (we can't make great beer without Great (Lakes) water). Cash bar will include selections from each of the performing breweries. But there's more. Beyond the joy of performing, these bands will be battling each other for your votes to determine which brewery will take home the Ballyhoo gold record trophy. Each brewer band will perform a…

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Webinar Briefing: 2018 Great Lakes Federal Policy Agenda & How You Can Get Involved

February 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

What are the most critical policy issues facing the Great Lakes in 2018? And what can you do to protect the lakes in the coming year? Join Alliance for the Great Lakes' President & CEO Joel Brammeier and Molly Flanagan, Vice President for Policy, for a look at our 2018 Great Lakes federal policy agenda. Joel and Molly will share our top line action items for the federal government to protect the lakes and the communities that depend on them.…

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