HCC to Hold Earth Day Celebration on April 20

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  • Location: HCC Student Center Parking Lot and Auditorium
  • Dates and times:
    • Wednesday, April 20, 2011
      From 6:30 AM to 11:00 AM
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Last updated: Monday, Apr 04, 2011 at 09:13 AM

Haywood Community College will hold a free Earth Day Celebration on Wednesday, April 20 from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the campus of the college. The schedule of events includes Renewable Energy/Sustainable Technology Demonstrations, a Green Business Expo, and green games and green films.

Some of the Renewable Energy/Sustainable Technology Demonstrations include: Wood Gassification by James Nowack; Solar PV, Thermal, and Cooker; Biodiesel Production and Operation; Hybrid Vehicle Demo and Electric Bicycle by the Land of Sky Regional Council; Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle by Alt Tech Eco; and a Chevy Volt Electric Vehicle, which is the only one of its kind in Western North Carolina.

Some of the Green Businesses participating in the Expo include: Small Business and Technology Development Center, Haywood Waterways Association, Haywood County Public Library, Haywood Builders Supply, and Sundance Power Systems.

For more information or to find out how to sponsor or host an activity, please contact Preston Jacobsen at pjacobsen@haywood.edu or call 828-565-4033.