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September Green Drinks

When: Thursday, September 17,  5:30 to about 7:00 pm. (Networking begins at 5:30)

Where: Hansen Nature Center located in Henrietta  at Tinker Park, 1585 Calkins Rd Pittsford NY 14534

Light Refreshments and drinks including green tea, beer and wine will be served.

Learn what Henrietta is doing to promote Green Initiatives!  Open to all!

Meet and greet like-minded individuals and green professionals of Monroe County.

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August Green Drinks

When: Wednesday, August 12,  6-7:30 p.m.

Where: Come celebrate The Seneca Park Zoo's replication of One Cubic Foot in the basin of the Genesee River.

One Cubic Foot Photographer and environmentalist David Liittschwager has been documenting the biodiversity of ecosystems around the globe for more than a decade. 


July Green Drinks

Third Thursday, July 16th, 6-7:30pm

I-Square in Irondequoit

Green roof, green build, amazing stormwater management complete with pervious paving, youth development, workforce development, community planning, plug in stations for electric cars. A real showcase of sustainability!

June Green Drinks

When: Thursday, June 18th, 5:00pm- 9:00pm

Where: Renewable Rochester - Renewable Education Center

780 Ridge Road
Webster, NY 14580

Renewable Rochester, is a member of the Viola Group which installs, consults, and offers finances solar services for residential and commercial solar photovoltaic systems. Their building has (3) Solar PV systems and has a net zero carbon footprint. The (48kw, 23Kw, 13Kw) system consist of over 300 solar panels. Renewable Rochester also offers classroom training in sustainability practices, energy savings, passive homes, and solar energy development.

Viola Homes, established in 1988  builds net zero and energy efficient homes local to the Rochester community. 

ROC supply also located in our office complex, and another member of the Viola Group offers LED high efficiency lighting solutions, energy-star exhaust fans,  and other energy saving devices.

Within their building footprint we also have a culture of Renewable businesses with Vital Signs who offers sustainable eco printing of signs and logos. Scotts Auto Fix It which offers one of the first in the country Eco car paint facilities and uses airborne paints.This is the most environmentally sound paint booth in the world.

Renewable Rochester is excited to host another Green Drinks since sponsoring our grand opening over 5 years ago.

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There is no April Green Drinks so please consider:

Saturday, April 18th. Fast Forward Film Festival Gala at the George Eastman House. 5:30-9:30pm

Tuesday, April 21st. Sierra Club Forum  Dr. James Hansen - Climate, Energy and Intergenerational Justice. 6:30pm at MCC 

Friday, April 24th. County-wide Arbor Day Celebration at CCE 11am. 

April 24-26th. Braddock Bay Birds of Prey 

Thursday, April 30th. NOTA Networking night at Craft Co. #6, 5:30-7:30pm




Green Drinks

Green Drinks is a monthly networking event where people in the environmental field and the sustainably minded meet over drinks (alcoholic or non), in an informal setting to exchange ideas, find out who's doing what and spread the word on what you're doing, find employment leads and make new friends and contacts. 

February Green Drinks

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Lento Resturant
85 Railroad Street
Rochester, NY  14609

Networking in Neighborhood of the Arts (NOTA) Download a flyer

Promoting Economic Development, Education, & Arts in NOTA. The series is sponsored by Assembly member Harry Bronson. Opportunity to meet Students, Alumni and Community members, Green Industry Business Owners, Entrepreneurs, and Educators will be present.

Food & Cash Bar provided by Lento

Sponsored by: SUNY Empire State College, Neighborhood of the Arts Business Association, Center for Environment Initiatives

and Upstate Green Business Network.

For upcoming events contact: Timothy Cosgriff, Assistant to the Dean at 585-224-3271This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or

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