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Newcastle "Goes Green" Earth Day Event
Lake Boren Park - April 2010


Newcastle Engineer, Jed Gonzales with Bert the Salmon & Emcee Carmela Ramajlia, Actress


Businesses and Non-Profit Organizations
Present Sustainable, Eco-Friendly Products, Services & Ways to "Go Green"

Newcastle Elementary School's Message to the Community, "Reduce, Re-Buy, Recycle"



Recycling with 1 Green Plant

1 Green Planet is a non-profit environmental education organization with a mission to educate the public, business, government and non-profit community on sustainable and environmentally responsible e-waste recycling solutions. Their programs are funded by public donations and by revenue from our recycling service offerings. They offer FREE drop-off recycling for the public, and FREE pick-up and removal for businesses. 1 Green Planet hosted the recycle collection with Newcastle Elemnetary PTSA.



Boeing Employees Concert Band Provided Ambient Music

Thank you to the Boeing Employees' Concert Band for a wonderful afternoon performance!

The Boeing Employees' Concert Band was formed in 1979, as a club in The Boeing Company
Recreation Unit.The band plays a wide range of music from lively marches to show tunes, great
classics arranged for band and holiday music appropriate to the season. A typical concert season for the band will include concerts in parks, schools and many other events around the Puget Sound area.They are also pleased to provide live entertainment to audiences who may not have many other opportunities such as
retirement centers, company events such as rollouts, anniversaries, special deliveries, go-ahead parties
and others where music would be appropriate and appreciated. As a club in the Boeing Recreation
Unit, the band is open to all employees, their families and vendors.
Their Mission Statement: "We, the members of the Boeing Employee's Concert Band, do hereby organize for educational and charitable purposes, to provide high quality musical enrichment and music education to the Greater Puget Sound community."

Conductor, Alexei Girsh, came to Redmond in 1991 from Russia, where he was born and educated, attaining his Bachelor’s Degree at Glinka Conservatory in Novosibirsk and Master’s Degree—Conductor of Symphony and Opera—from the Mussorgsky Conservatory in Ekaterinburg. Included in his portfolio
are a number of published arrangements and recordings. He was highly acclaimed as principal conductor of the Radio-Television Symphony of Vladivostok, Music Director of the St. Petersburg Youth Symphony and a professor at the Institute of the Arts in St. Petersburg. Since moving to the United States, he has been Music Director of the Washington Wind Symphony (Redmond, 1993-96), theYouth Philharmonic Northwest (Redmond, 1994-96), the Bellevue Ballet Orchestra (1996-99), and currently the Eastside Symphony (Redmond, 1992-present.) In 2000, he was honored with the city of Redmond’s Patron of the Arts Award. Recently he founded the Concert Opera of Seattle where he is Artistic and Music Director.



Northwest Homecrafters, Inc.
Offer home energy audits, retofitting and much more to save home owners money from wasted heat caused by drafts, etc., and reduce your home's carbon footprint and increase your comfort as well.

Tastyz Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn is is tasty!



In Harmony is a sustainable landscape company serving the Puget Sound region. We provide design, installation and care of landscapes that are healthy for people, pets and the environment.
"Sustainable" means a practice or a product that meets present needs without compromising those of future generations. For example, many Native American councils evaluate the impacts of their decisions on the seventh generation from today. At In Harmony, "sustainable" means providing services in a manner that honors our planet, its inhabitants and its natural resources. We are committed to educating people about the vital importance of eco-friendly practices. Our highly knowledgeable staff works closely with customers to ensure their landscapes are designed and maintained in an environmentally responsible manner.


Northwest Wind and Solar
There’s a new era dawning in the way we think about, use and create energy. NW Wind & Solar brings over 38 years of experience to developing customized wind and solar power electric systems to homes and businesses throughout the Northwest.Our process is different. We truly partner with you to analyze and develop a comprehensive plan to harness the power of wind and solar energy, while effectively integrating the usage of these energy sources into your existing infrastructure -business or home.


 

Newcastle Historical Society
shares the history and displays tools used by Newcastle pioneers.


 

Northwest Natural Lighting


After starting the company in 1994 with the Solatube Daylighting System the owners of NW Natural Lighting continued to carefully choose products that will add comfort & value to your home, business, or any other location that you work and play! In the following years we added the Solar Star Attic Fan (another product from the makers of the Solatube), the Mirage Retractable Screen, and the NNL Railing division.

NW Natural Lighting is committed to quality installation. With each home we brighten, each living space we improve, our goal is to provide not only an excellent product, value, and installation; but for our installs today to become our references and referrals for tomorrow. We look forward to using our experience from years of home improvement to help you enhance your home. We are committed to customer service and hope that we can work with you on your project! Their van is pictured beyond the Newcstle Historical display in the picture below.

 

Boy Scout Troop 499 shares their ambitious projects that benefit the community.
Way to Go "Green," Troop 499!


Waste Management, Inc.

What is waste in reverse? It is waste given a renewed purpose as a resource. It is a recycled aluminum can that can power a laptop. It is a pear that turns into energy as it biodegrades. Putting the four R's - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover the resource into action is what Waste Management is all about.Their motto: "Think Green."

Karin Frost Blakely, of Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors, communicates the vision to help you work toward achieving your financial aspirations. For over 70 years, we have been committed to helping investors develop and work toward financial goals designed to help them realize their life's dreams. We do this by providing personal, comprehensive financial planning and solid investment and insurance products delivered to you by skilled, well-trained financial advisors.



Zumba Dancers bring high energy and "Rock" the Green Event!


 

Sandra Wixon's Sweet Decadence Chocolate shop provided treats and drinks.

Newcastle Councillor Carol Simpson with Bert the Salmon,
King County Natural Resource Department Mascot

Bert's Message, "Help keep the streams, rivers and Puget Sound I live in Clean."



 

Click on link below to Bob Cerelli's Website to veiw more pictures from Earth Day in Newcastle 2010

http://cerelliphotography.com/slideshows/earth_day/

 

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