Earth Day 2011 Celebration Planned At Concord University

For Immediate Release: 
Apr 03 2011

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312,

Earth Day 2011 Celebration Planned At Concord University

ATHENS - Concord University will celebrate Earth Day 2011 on Monday, April 18 with grounds clean-up and beautification projects campus-wide.

Students, staff and faculty will be involved in the day-long event which includes litter pick-up, flower bed weeding, flower planting and other activities to benefit the campus environment.

Individuals and groups in the community are also invited to participate. For more information and to volunteer contact or 304-384-6286.

The University celebrated Earth Day 2010 with strong participation across campus in clean-up and planting projects. The event last year sparked a number of green initiatives including the cafeteria going “trayless” in an effort to reduce energy consumption and food waste associated with using trays.