Spotlight on Ohio IPL

Sep 21, 2009 | What's New

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack

Greg Hitzhusen, Oh IPL Executive Director with Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture

An event sponsored by Ohio IPL was part of President Obama’s recent Interfaith Service Week. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack was joined by a diverse delegation of interfaith leaders to distribute compact fluorescent light bulbs at Maple Terrace, a senior citizens public housing facility in Zanesville, Ohio. The event, sponsored by Eastside Community Ministry and Ohio Interfaith Power and Light, was part of an effort by people of faith to recognize the need to be good stewards of the earth.

You can read the full story at USDA’s blog.

Big upcoming event:

Come to London! Ohio that is (you don’t have to jump the pond to get there). Participate in Ohio IPL’s inaugural Green Summit:

Ohio’s first Green Summit for faith-community environmental work, Oct. 2-4, has an amazing line-up of nationally renowned faith-environment speakers and workshop leaders. Come hear Matthew and Nancy Sleeth, Mike Schut, Job Ebenezer, Stacey Kennealy, Nancy Roth, Leanne Jablonski, Greg Hitzhusen, Bee Moorhead and many others!  If you’re wondering how to become a more faithful steward of God’s creation, or how to build environmental ministries in your community, don’t miss this first annual gathering for Ohio faith communities on St. Francis Day weekend – online registration ends Sept. 29 (pdf flyer).

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