Friday, February 6, 2009

Earth Week with Judy Wicks and the Second Annual Green and Local Business Conference, April 20 and 21, 2008!

our list of Earth Day events is the exciting news of the Louisville visit of Judy Wicks! Judy is the world class business owner,
 social entrepreneur and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies and the Philadelphia Sustainable Business Network.

Judy will be speaking on April 20 and 21 at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St, Louisville, KY.

Judy is an internationally known and inspiring speaker, networker and
 vision-keeper for a
 positive, sustainable future. We are honored to have her visit us for this year's Earth Day!
On Sunday, April 20, Judy will be speaking at 7:00 PM, on her experience in creating sustainable community business through the White Dog Cafe, her famous restaurant in Philadelphia.
On Monday, April 21, she will be kicking off the morning with an 8 AM Business Breakfast presentation on the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies.

Following the breakfast, the 2nd Annual Kentuckiana Green and Local Business Mini-conference will feature presentations, workshops and networking with local business leaders on how to "Go Green and Local." You're Invited!
To learn more about the April 21 conference, please go to:
For updates on the conference as it develops, check out the conference blog at and subscribe to the registration group list at 
If you would like to join the event organizing committee for Judy Wicks visit, send an email to the listserv at

If you or your organization would like to support the events as a co-sponsor or underwriter, please click here for more information: Invitation to Support Bringing Judy Wicks to Louisville

These events are sponsored by the ad hoc Earth Day Local Living Economies working group, the Sustainable Business Networks project, the Center for Neighborhoods and others.

If you and your organization would like to help build the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies in Kentucky and Indiana, please join the regional Sustainable Business Networks now! SBN is an exciting and positive networking effort to support local citizens and businesses in "Going Green and Local."

Click here to learn more and to join the Sustainable Business Networks: