Thursday, November 08, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Nov. 8 talk are Bill Reed (nationally recognized consultant and lecturer; president, Integrative Design Collaborative) and Joel Glanzberg (acclaimed author and educator; cofounder and director, Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you think the Animal Rescue League is over reacting to the Michael Vick signing or are they justified in moving their fundraiser and rejecting Steeler donations? <More Info>
The Animal Rescue League is protesting the signing of 35-year old veteran NFL quarterback Michael Vick to a one-year contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers by moving its major fundraiser from Heinz Field. They object to Vick because he was spent 21 months in a federal prison for funding and participating in a dogfighting ring. They also said they will no longer include any Steelers-related merchandise or memorabilia in their event's auction or at any other fundraisers.
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you believe this program will lead to high risk loan agreements similar to those of the sub-prime mortgage crisis of 2008?