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Networking: Queens Green Drinks

Connect with environmentally-minded entrepreneurs and activists. Explore Flushing’s downtown, filled with amazing food, cultural events, a world reknowned garden, and a bay and creek undergoing revitalization and restoration! Leaf Bar and Lounge looks out over all of this bustle and beauty, and the Manhattan skyline sunset to boot.  RSVP Today! Networking: Queens Green Drinks Thursday, November 16, 6-8pm @ Leaf […]

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Maureen Regan @ Green Earth Urban Gardens

    Maureen Regan is the founder of Green Earth Urban Gardens, a non-profit in Queens which seeks to promote social and environmental solutions through urban farming and therapeutic gardening, benefiting those in the community including special needs, at risk underprivileged youth, and the aged populations. Founded in 2010, Green Earth Urban Gardens seeks to provide outdoor and indoor gardening access to seniors […]

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Flushing Chamber Sponsors “Adopt-A-Block” Cleanup

Flushing Earth Citizens celebrated the completion of their “Adopt-A-Block” pilot project to clean up the sidewalks on Roosevelt Avenue between Main and Union streets in downtown Flushing.  For seven days, from May 31 to June 6, local volunteers worked two-hour shifts in the mornings (7-9 am) and evenings (5:30-7:30 pm) on weekdays and in the afternoon (12-2p) on weekends. The […]

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Chamber Celebrates Earth Day with Green Job Fair

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce celebrated Earth Day by organizing the New York City Green Job Fair at historic St. George’s Church in downtown Flushing. Community members connected with careers that sustain our families, community, and the environment.  Recruiters came from solar energy companies, LED lighting installers, universities and government agencies. In addition to job recruitment, participants also accessed […]