Mayor Brennan to Kick-off Urban Earth Day Celebration on April 22nd

By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,017)

Mayor Michael Brennan will kick off Portland’s Urban Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 22nd at Monument Square in downtown Portland. The celebration runs from 11 am – 3 pm – rain or shine and is hosted by MENSK and the City of Portland.

The celebration will showcase many of Portland’s environmental and non-profit organizations, artists and sustainable businesses. Attendees can learn about local efforts to promote sustainable business practices and improve Portland’s urban environment. The event offers fun, free activities for all ages including demonstrations on green technology, local agricultural practices, urban gardening, recycling, bike decorating, a parade and live music according to a press release issued by Nicole Clegg, director of communications for the City.

For more information about the Urban Earth Day Celebration contact: Troy Moon: 207-874-8801 or thm@portlandmaine.gov or Ned Swain: 207-939-3052 or info@menskmaine.org or www.MENSKmaine.org

For more background information on this event, please visit Post # 759, dated April 18, 2011 herein.