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All programs will be on the first Thursday of the month at 7 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1 Edwin Pl, Asheville, (corner of Charlotte & Edwin) except for July when we have the annual Sierra Club picnic.

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Sierra Club volunteers to protect the Croatan National Forest

Following yesterday’s announcement about the great work of Sierra Club volunteers to protect the Croatan National Forest– here is a post by Sierra Club magazine on the great work of volunteers on the other end of the state to protect … Continue reading
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Sierra Club ad targets rate increase by Duke

The ad calling out Duke for looking to raise customers rates, and Duke officials dismissing the impact of a $6 increase in the fixed charge by claiming it’s just the price of “one Big Mac, fries and drink” per month, … Continue reading
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Thursday April 5, 7pm: A Plan for a Clean Energy Future for North Carolina

Sierra Club presents on Thursday, April 5, 7pm “A Plan for a Clean Energy Future for North Carolina” by Dave Rogers. Come learn how we can make this transition. Note the change to Thursday. Location Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 … Continue reading
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Thursday March 1: How to talk about climate change with those who don’t believe

Sierra Club presents on Thursday Mar 1, 7 pm, “How to talk about climate change with those who don’t believe.” Learn what works and what doesn’t.  Note the change to Thursday. Location Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place, corner … Continue reading
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Thursday February 1: Hiking the Himalayas

Sierra Club presents on Thursday, February 1, 7pm “Hiking the Himalayas”. Bill (Skywalker) Walker as thru- hiked the great trails of the world Including the AT and the Pacific crest. Now he shares hiking in the Himalayas. Note change to … Continue reading
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VICTORY: Court rules that NC congressional maps are unconstitutional partisan gerrymanders

Landmark decision against partisan gerrymandering is first of its kind in NC RALEIGH – On Tuesday, a panel of federal judges ruled in the case of Common Cause v. Rucho that the NC General Assembly created an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander … Continue reading
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Wednesday, January 3, 7p: “Greenways & Blueways”

Sierra Club presents “Greenways & Blueways” Wednesday, January 3, 7pm   Marcia Bromberg of Connect Buncombe and Marc Hunt of Woodfin Greenway & Blueway will update us about Buncombe County’s successes & plans for Greenways & river facilities.   Location Unitarian Universalist Congregation … Continue reading
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2017 WNC Sierra Club Community Awards

2017 Green Legislator of the Year: NC Senator Terry Van Duyn Presented by Ken Brame Championing protection for the environment. Providing leadership as the Democratic Party Whip for the State of North Carolina to battle against the anti-environmental majority.     … Continue reading
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NC Chambers of Commerce support Clean Energy

Local chambers of commerce in North Carolina have first-hand experience with the benefits that come from the rising demand for, and investments in, clean energy. So when Amazon was named as a 2017 Clean Energy Champion at this year’s annual … Continue reading
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Dec 6: Holiday Party & Community Environmental Awards

Sierra Club presents “Community Environmental Awards” with our holiday potluck dinner Wed, Dec 6 at 6:30. Please bring a dish to share and your own place settings. Location Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Place, corner of Charlotte and … Continue reading
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