Sunday, March 21, 2010

Flim Screening & Discussion: A Chemical Reaction

Kim O'Rourke, Middletown Recycling Coordinator, is pleased to announce the film screening and discussion of A Chemical Reaction on Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 7pm in MIDDLETOWN at the Middletown High School Lecture Hall.
A Chemical Reaction is a documentary movie about how three Canadian provinces came to ban cosmetic pesticides. It started when Dr. June Irwin, a dermatologist, noticed a connection between her patient's health conditions and their exposure to chemical pesticides and herbicides. This is the story of her bringing these serious health concerns to her neighbors and fellow citizens.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Call 860-344-3526 or email to register or for more information.
Suggested donation: $5 to help offset the costs.
Great door prizes!
This event is co-hosted by the Project Green Lawn committee and the Middletown Regional Agricultural Science & Technology Center.
It is co-sponsored by the City Recycling Office, the CT River Coastal Conservation District, The Jonah Center, and the Mattabaset FFA Agricultural Communications Team.

Project Green Lawn is a City of Middletown public awareness campaign to encourage residents and businesses to maintain healthy lawns free of chemicals that are harmful to people, pets and the environment. It is a collaborative project of the Middletown Public Works Dept., Resource Recycling Advisory Committee and Conservation Commission, with support from the CT River Coastal Conservation District and The Jonah Center.

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