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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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$10

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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Libations for the Lakes

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Patagonia Chicago Mag Mile, 48 E Walton St
Chicago, IL United States
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$30

Join us for the second annual Libations for the Lakes, hosted by the Chicago Young Professional Council. We hope you'll join us on February 24th at 7 PM! Proceeds from this event go towards the Chicago Young Professional Council’s grant program, which helps fund innovative clean water projects based in Chicago. The event is generously hosted at Patagonia Chicago, and will feature food and drinks from local vendors. Plus, you'll receive 20% off any purchases made at Patagonia during the event! Purchase…

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March 2018

Adopt-a-Beach Team Leader Training

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alliance for the Great Lakes, 150 N. Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Learn what goes into being an Adopt-a-Beach Team Leader and prepare for your beach cleanup at this in-person Team Leader Training. Contact Tyrone Dobson at tdobson@greatlakes.org for details and to register.

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April 2018

Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup: Perkins Beach

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Perkins Beach Cleveland, OH 44102 United States + Google Map

Join us as we kick off spring with an Adopt-a-Beach cleanup at Perkins Beach. Sign up today!

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Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup: Belle Isle Beach

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Belle Isle Beach, 1 Riverbank Drive
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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Join us and DTE Energy as we kick off spring with an Adopt-a-Beach cleanup at Belle Isle Beach. Sign up today! 

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Gino’s East Laugh for the Lakes

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Comedy Bar, 500 N LaSalle St
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Gino's East and The Comedy Bar have teamed up with Alliance for the Great Lakes to host an evening of drinks, comedy, and giving back to our environment. Join us for a comedy showcase at The Comedy Bar, Gino's Brewing Company beer, raffles, and more, all in the spirit of giving back. Get your tickets today! Doors and cocktail hour at 6pm. Show at 7pm. All attendees will receive a reusable Great Lakes tote bag to say THANK YOU for…

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May 2018

Cleveland Young Professional Council Reception

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Greater Cleveland Aquarium, 2000 Sycamore Street Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Join us for our Cleveland Young Professional Council's Reception at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium on Tuesday, May 15! This free event will feature the fun of the aquarium, drinks and h'ors d'ouevres, and the opportunity to get to know our Cleveland Young Professional Council and the winners of their inaugural grant awards. Register today!

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