Upcoming Portage Trail Group Meetings



Ready for 100 Campaign
February 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Unitarian-Universalist Church
330 Morewood Road, Fairlawn Ohio

The presenter will be Sierra Staffer Jocelyn Travis.

“Drive Electric Now!”
March 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
3300 Morewood Rd., Fairlawn

Electric automobiles are technologically superior to conventional cars and greatly re-duce dependence on fossil fuels. Within a decade or two we will all be driving them. But can we wait that long, given the accelerating pattern of climate change, and if not, what can we do to speed up the transition? A representative from “Drive Electric Ohio,” the new organization promoting electric vehicles now, will describe their activities and plans. Is the future now? Join us for a discussion of this critical issue.


“Watershed Protection Starting in Your Own Yard”
April 17, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
3300 Morewood Rd. Fairlawn

Remember the old saw “Charity Begins at Home”? Well, environmental activism does too. That’s why it’s important to think about what is happening in your little piece of the globe and how it might be made more sustainable with native, pollinator-friendly plants and more attention to rainwater runoff. Sandy Barbic from Summit Soil and Water will review the many things that can be done, often easily and cheaply, to improve the env ironment you live in.

“Hospice Goes Solar”
May 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
3800 Morewood Rd., Fairlawn

A group of medical professionals is busy building a hospice facility exclusively for low income patients. Electricity costs are a huge burden in such an operation and PTG has agreed to help finance an array of solar panels to keep down utility expenses. Holly Klein, together with Skip and Julie Radwany, will discuss the project and our role in it.

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