Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Poets Sharing & non-Profits Building Communities

-- Recommended Resource --

Today's recommended resource is an inspiring example of seeing a genuine need in society, finding a way to fill that need, developing the funding for the project and helping the planet be greener at the same time.

* I received this information recently from a fellow member of the SanDiego Waste Management Group:

"Green Beach America http://www.greenbea chamerica.org/green-beach-exchange is a non-profit, 501(c)3 dedicated to providing barrier-free homes for disabled Veterans. Green Beach homes use energy efficient methods and sustainable building materials to maximize energy conservation and provide a clean environment.


The exchange is an outlet store that sells donated goods for resale. Local contractors, retailers, and private individuals have donated a variety of home improvement items (new as well as used) such as furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the exchange.

The exchange sells these donated goods to the general public at a fraction of the retail price to help fund the construction of our Green Beach America homes. The exchange provides an environmentally and socially responsible way to keep good, reusable materials out of the waste stream while providing funding for Green Beach’s mission."


-- Announcement --


In honor of Poetry Month (April, 2010) hosts of the Conscious Discussions Talk Radio show (Dave & Lillian Brummet) decided to set up a special day for poetry readings on April 13. Published poets are welcome to call in and read their poetry; poetry readers are welcome to come in to share their favorite published poem. Feel free to spread the word...


Date: April 13th
Time: 10 AM (pacific) - 11 AM
Details & call-in # can be found at: www.blogtalkradio.com/consciousdiscussions
*Poets can also call in via SKYPE; Live listeners will have access to a chat room managed by the host, Lillian Brummet
Show guidelines: No religion, erotica/sex, swearing... (keep it clean)

* No registration necessary.


-- Book Tours & Radio Interviews --

Book Tours & Radio Interviews for April are now registered at:

http://booktour.com/author/lillian_dave_brummet


Find Dave & Lillian Brummet, excerpts from their books, information about their radio shows & free resources & articles at www.brummet.ca


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