Wednesday, May 07, 2008


WHAT: On May 13, at 6:00 p.m., the “Transition Team” at Boulder County Going Local (a non-profit organization
committed to relocalizing the essential needs of our communities) will preview its 2008 BOULDER COUNTY
GOING LOCAL! Campaign at the Boulder Dinner Theater. The county-wide Campaign sets the theme for a
decade-long effort to make the transition to a stronger, more localized economy in an energy-constrained

This special celebration will feature speakers from a variety of sectors in our community, including locally-owned
independent businesses, the local food system, county and city governments, and non-profit community
services, as well as a preview of upcoming Campaign activities, projects and events through the end of this
year. Highlights of the evening will include:

 Presentations by key sponsors and supporters of the BOULDER COUNTY GOING LOCAL! Campaign
 Introduction of Boulder County’s GOING LOCAL! Resource Guide, which will include articles and
directories covering the Campaign’s BUY LOCAL FIRST! and EAT LOCAL! themes
 Overview of The Great Reskilling, an educational program designed to rebuild the basic life skills that our
grandparents took for granted
 Announcement of the Chautauqua Summer Forum Sustainability Series of panels and presentations
 Announcement of the 2008 RENAISSANCE OF LOCAL! (Sept 27-28)
 Announcement of new community projects
 Announcement of the uplifting Transition Town Initiative in Boulder County, a direct connection to an
inspiring international movement of communities officially transitioning off fossil fuels and becoming
more resilient and self-reliant in response to the twin threats of climate change and fossil fuel depletion
(more at

WHEN: Tuesday, May 13, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, with complimentary hors
d’oeuvres provided by the Boulder Outlook Hotel.

WHERE: Boulder Dinner Theater, 5501 Arapahoe, Boulder
RSVP: Laurie Loughrin, 303-494-1521,

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