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The Winding Waters Group General meetings are normally held the first Wednesday of the month, 7:00pm, Bartholomew Public Library. Please check the notices below for exceptions. Contact Charlie Mitch for location.

Sierra Club Report on Edwardsport Coal Gasification and public opinion poll results on clean energy for Indiana are available at the links below:

Edwardsport Coal Gasification - a monument to mismanagement concealement and malfeasance.pdf

Sierra Club Duke Energy Poll Memo.pdf

Edwardsport Poll Results.pdf

Outings, Meetings and Other Events

Wednesday October 2nd, 7:00 pm - General Meeting:  the Winding Waters Group will host a presentation by Madi Hirschland from Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light.   With six active affiliates across Indiana, Hoosier Interfaith Power & Light (H-IPL) brings together Hoosiers of faith to help curb climate change.  Its workshops engage people of faith to act, including congregations here in Columbus, and its Seventh Day congregations are reducing their energy use by 25% to 40%.  Vice chair of H-IPLís board, our presenter, is the founding convener of H-IPLís Bloomington affiliate, which comprises twenty-one congregations, from evangelical and mainline Protestant to Catholic, Jewish, Muslim and more.   We will learn a about H-IPL and explore how faith communities in Columbus might come together as stewards of this great gift of the Earth.  The Winding Waters Group thanks the Columbus Peace Fellowship and Interfaith Forum Columbus for their interest and support for this event.  For more information, contact CharlieRed Room, Bartholomew County Library.

Wednesday November 6, 2013 - General Meeting:  Critical Environmental Issues for the upcoming session of the Indiana General Assembly.  Mike Mullett will provide an update on important matters expected for the next session of the General Assembly.  This will offer a great opportunity to become informed and take action on key issues affecting Indiana's environment.  For more information, contact CharlieRed Room Bartholomew County Library.

We welcome your suggestions or offers of program / speaker ideas. Contact Dennis with your ideas.

Winding Rivers Executive Committee Members and Other Contacts:

     Chair:                                   Charlie Mitch
     Program:                              Max Lemley 
     Conservation:                      Dennis Tibbetts
     Political:                               Dennis Tibbetts & Charlie Mitch
     Publicity:                              Izzy Nowlin
     Outings:                               Natalie Colbert & Larita Killian
     Membership:                 	   Izzy Nowlin, Natalie Colbert & Dennis Tibbetts



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