Upcoming Events

Tuesday, July 7:

Volunteer Night!

Spend an hour or two supporting the environment with your time and talent! Protecting and conserving Michigan’s land, air, and water takes many dedicated people.

We are in the Forest Cove Office Complex, in the third (last) building, on the second floor. There is plenty of free, well-lit parking. Snacks and beverages provided!

WHEN: 5:30 PM - 7 PM

WHERE: 3029 Miller Rd, Ann Arbor 48103

Wednesday, July 22:

Grand Rapids Mayoral Candidate Forum

Michigan Radio, The Grand Rapids Press and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters (LCV) will jointly host a Grand Rapids mayoral candidate forum at the Grand Rapids Public Museum at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22. All four mayoral candidates including Rosalynn Bliss, Robert Dean, John George and Willard Lee will participate.

The format of the forum will be town-hall style, with each candidate given the opportunity to make an opening statement, followed by a question-and-answer session. The event will be moderated by Jennifer White, All Things Considered Host for Michigan Radio. Questions will be asked by Lindsey Smith, Michigan Radio West Michigan reporter and Matt Vande Bunte, The Grand Rapids Press government reporter.

The event is free and open to the public, but in order to attend you must RSVP ahead of time. You can do so right here >>

 

Friday, October 9:

Green & Grow Your Congregation

Michigan Interfaith Power and Light (IPL) will hold its 10th Annual Sustainability Conference at Peoples Church in East Lansing.

This year’s theme is: Green & Grow Your Congregation. The goal of this conference is to provide attendees with actionable information about how sustainability (onsite energy efficiency, renewable energy, etc.) can enable growth in congregations. Our target audience for this event is our member houses of worship and the 12,000 congregations in Michigan.

The events speakers will be:

  • Nationally-known Catholic Sister (“Nun on the Bus”) Simone Campbell will be our breakfast keynote;
  • Valerie Brader (Gov. Snyder’s top energy adviser) will host our Awards Luncheon and speak about the Governor’s energy plan;
  • Rev. George Heartwell, Grand Rapids Mayor and sustainability champion, will lead closing reflection.

WHEN: 8 AM - 5 PM

WHERE: The Peoples Church of East Lansing, 200 West Grand River Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

For more information, contact Cathy Marshall at admin@miipl.org or (248) 537-9175.