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Community Environmental Fair set April 28 in Pocatello

Posted March 27, 2007

Once again the public is invited to participate in the Community Environmental Fair to be held on Saturday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tydeman Park in Pocatello. This year’s theme is “CO2 + U = ?”

The committee is currently looking for more green businesses and food vendors for the fair. The next organizational meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, at Idaho DEQ, 444 Hospital Way. If you are interested please contact Candice Hurt at 234-6256, churt@pocatello.us or visit the Web site www.envirofair.org

There will be large variety of exhibitor booths, entertainment on stage throughout the day, children’s activities, food court and an area for the public to relax and enjoy the festivities.

Many of the community’s leading organizations are involved in the fair this year including the City of Pocatello, Idaho Power, Wal-Mart, Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, Phil Meador Toyota, Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho State University.

Organizers hope to educate the public about alternative ways of consuming, personal wellness, environmentally conscious living and to encourage participants to make daily and long-term choices that can positively contribute to a healthier environment.