Meet Your Greens with Lori Brown
March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The March Green Drinks will be on Thursday, March 21st at Tavern at the Armory in the Inn at Middletown, 70 Main Street. Join us for drinks and conversation 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Our guest speaker will be Lori Brown, Executive Director of the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV). CTLCV is a bipartisan, statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting Connecticut’s environment by making environmental issues a priority for our elected leaders. Lori will give a brief talk on the major environmental issues and initiatives facing Connecticut in the current legislative session and how they relate to the national and global landscape.
Lori Brown has been the Executive Director of CTLCV since 2000. She has prior experience as the Communications Director for the New York League of Conservation Voters, as a consultant on projects with the Federation of State Conservation Voter Leagues, and as Chapter Director for the Sierra Club’s Manhattan office. Lori has organized multiple public education and grassroots lobbying campaigns, and has worked on political campaigns for pro-environment candidates across New York and Connecticut. She served most recently on the boards of the Farmington Land Trust and Recovery Wing, a wildlife rehabilitation clinic. She is a resident of Bloomfield and was one of the founding members of the on-going resistance to Niagara Bottling and water commodification in the state and nation.
Join us for socializing and to hear the guest speaker!
And for those of you not familiar with Meet Your Greens: Middletown Green Drinks, this monthly event provides networking opportunities for anyone who is interested in making connections and exchanging news about emerging environmental issues to help keep Lower Connecticut River Valley communities green and growing. An official location of Green Drinks International, this informal monthly gathering of people drawn from the community, nonprofit groups and the business world offers time to brainstorm ideas and plant seeds for collaboration. All are welcome and there is no admission fee, unless otherwise noted.