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July 19, 2017



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Green Umbrella Seeking Communications & Program Manager 

Green Umbrella is hiring! After 3+ years on the job, Amy Yokel will be leaving Green Umbrella to pursue new opportunities in the science world. We wish her well and are now seeking someone to fill her shoes. You can view the position description here; applications are due by August 3 to Green Umbrella with a start date of late August. 

Join Us for August Green Drinks at Sundry and Vice!

Green Drinks is returning Thursday, August 3, at Sundry and Vice in Over the Rhine. This month's Green Drinks is hosted by GU's Energy Action Team. The event is free and open to anyone interested in sustainability. The fun starts at 5:30 with a cash bar. RSVP and let us know you're coming!

Thank You for Another Great Kids Expo!

Green Umbrella, in partnership with Great Parks of Hamilton County, hosted the 12th annual Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo at Winton Woods on July 14. Thousands of our region's children came out to climb, fish, dig for fossils, ride a bike and much more! Our thanks to all involved, especially 40+ volunteers from GU member Duke Energy! View photos from the day on our Facebook page.


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Soapbox Cincinnati

Cincinnati Enquirer


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NPR

Professional Development
SEMINAR: Social Media and Marketing. ReSource will host this seminar on Wednesday, August 9, from 8:30 - 11:30 am. The Seminar will be presented by Dana Johnson from St. Elizabeth Heathcare. For more information, click here.

ARTICLE: "Behind a New 'Genius' Award for Young Environmentalists," Inside Philanthropy

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Greater Cincinnati Foundation. The Greater Cincinnati Foundation recently announced changes to its grantmaking process to align with its new Community Impact Strategy. They are replacing their traditional Spring and Fall Grantmaking cycles with programs aligned to the two areas of strategic focus and a new targeted Request for Proposal (RFP) process. In addition, they also have a Funding Inquiry form as an easy entry portal for them to understand how your idea might match GCF resources.

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: SVP Cincinnati. Social Venture Partners Cincinnati invites area nonprofits to apply for two grant opportunities through one application. The focus area for both is Social Innovation. The combined application is now available and due on July 31 (by midnight).

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Duke Energy Foundation. The Duke Energy Foundation actively works to strengthen the quality of life in the communities they serve. They fund programs that support Duke Energy's philanthropic strategies, including the environment. The application period for environment grants takes place July - August. To learn more begin the application process, click here


Green Jobs & Volunteer
Opportunities 
Communications & Program Manager - Green Umbrella

Senior Park Manager
- MetroParks of Butler County


Rental Associate - MetroParks of Butler County

Bartender/Host
- MetroParks of Butler County

Natural Resource Technician - MetroParks of Butler County

Park Caretaker
- MetroParks of Butler County

Recreational Trails Project Manager
- Fitness For Life Around Grant County

Administration Specialist - Groundwork Cincinnati - Mill Creek

Environmental Science Part-Time Instructor - Northern Kentucky University

Program Manager - MetroParks of Butler County

Program Director - Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati 

Program LeaderMetroParks of Butler County 

Public Safety Assistant II - MetroParks of Butler County

Please visit our Green Jobs page to view older postings.

Popular links:
· Join Green Umbrella
· Events Calendar
· Our Action Teams
     
              
Green Umbrella Events:

Transportation Action Team Meeting
Thursday, July 20
1:30 - 3:00 pm
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber

JOINT Waste Reduction & Local Food Action Team Meeting
Friday, July 21
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Hamilton County Dept. of Env. Services

Outdoors Action Team Meeting
Thursday, August 3
8:30 - 10:00 am 
REI - Rookwood Commons

Local Food Action Team Meeting
Thursday, August 3
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Civic Garden Center 

Green Drinks with Green Umbrella
Thursday, August 3
5:30 - 7:00 pm
Sundry & Vice 


     
Our Upcoming Member Events:

2017 Ohio Prairie Conference
Friday, July 21 
6:30 - 10:00 pm 
Miami Whitewater Forest

Family Open Mic Campfire and Cookout
Saturday, July 22
7:30 - 9:00 pm
Rowe Woods

Fantastic Beasts of the Harry Potter World
Monday, July 24
10:00 - 11:00 am 
Huffman Park
 

Rowe Woods at Dusk 
Tuesday, July 25 
7:30 - 9:00 pm 
Rowe Visitor Center

Common Problems in the Garden
Wednesday, July 26
10:00 - 11:00 am
Boone County Arboretum

 
Champion Tree Tram Tour
Thursday, July 27
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum

Rainwater Workshop
Thursday, July 27
7:00 - 8:30 pm 
Summit Park

Family Canoe Night
Friday, July 28 
6:30 - 10:00 pm
Rapid Run Park

Walterhoope's THE MACBETHS
Friday, July 28 & 29 
7:00 pm 
Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Friday Night Float (Kayak) 
Friday, July 28 
8:00 pm 
Winton Woods 
 
Create your Signature Scent
Saturday, July 29
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Civic Garden Center

Moths by the Moon 
Saturday, July 29 
9:00 - 11:00 pm 
Forest Run MetroPark
 
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, a Community Concert
Monday, July 31
8:15 pm
Woodland Mound

Master Composter Series
Wednesday, August 2
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Civic Garden Center
  

Click here to view our full events calendar.



About Green Umbrella:

Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati.

We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in key areas of sustainability: Greenspace, Energy, Local Food, Outdoor Recreation, Transportation, Waste Reduction and Watershed.

Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.

Learn more
here.


Contact email: amy@greenumbrella.org

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