It's February: Show the Mountains Some Love
February means oodles of activities for mountain lovers.
Today, Monday, Feb. 6: Energy Efficient West Virginia is encouraging all West Virginians to call in support of two bills that would save money and save energy. Click here to learn more and obtain the info you need to make the call. Once you have made the call, please fill out this form.
Wednesday, Feb. 8: E-Day expands: ONE WV Lobby Day at the WV State Capitol. Progressives Unite as One WV Supporting Justice for All.
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Advocacy training at Asbury United Methodist Church, 501 Elizabeth St., Charleston, WV.
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Displays and exhibits by WV progressive organizations, lobby visits with your legislators, and more at the WV State Capitol.
All Lobby Day events are free, and breakfast and lunch are provided. More info here.
6 - 9 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8: Join us at WVEC's Annual E-Day! Award and Benefit Dinner, at the Woman’s Club of Charleston. Congratulations to all the award winners, including OVEC’s Carol Warren and E-Council’s Leslee McCarthy, both of whom are receiving the Mothers Jones award. Details here.
6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 9: MU SEAC brings Larry Gibson and Chuck Nelson to speak on campus. Details here.
Tuesday, Feb. 14: I Love Mountains Day 2012 in Frankfort, KY. Kentuckians For The Commonwealth’s annual event really shows the mountains some love - especially when you join the march. Click here for more info.
3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 19: “Hawks Nest: Blood Beneath Our Feet” at the WV Culture Center. Details here.
There's also quite a bit going on this month with Tennessee Loves Mountains. See United Mountain Defense’s website for info.
And remember: Save the Date - April 21 is OVEC's Victory Celebration Dance on the Eve of Earth Day. Details coming.
For more upcoming events, check our online calendar page often.