Thursday, March 22, 2012

Get ready for “Meatless Mondays in May—Mmmm!”

Alliance for a Greener South Loop is hosting a “Meatless Mondays in May” community kick-off event on Saturday March 24, 2012, 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. at South Loop Community Church, 1347 S. State St. Attendees will have an opportunity to sample meat-free fare from local restaurants.

In addition to sampling meatless menu items from participating South Loop restaurants, participants will:

  • Hear performances by the Jones College Prep High School jazz band and the South Loop Elementary School choir
  • Learn about the environmental benefits of eating less meat and how to get involved in this earth-friendly campaign.
  • Win great, green raffle prizes, such as I-Go Car Sharing certificate, Kill-a-Watt Energy Meter, CTA One-Day Transit Cards, Bicycle Helmet, Bicycle Air Pump, Bicycle Lights, Herb Garden Starter Kits, and more!
RSVP is required ( and participants are asked to bring a food donation for the church’s food pantry.

Invited guests include Alderman Robert Fioretti and Alderman Pat Dowell.

TAlliance for a Greener South Loophe Alliance for a Greener South Loop works to make the South Loop a greener place to live, work, and play.  We engage South Loop individuals, businesses, buildings, institutions, and city agencies so that we all “tread more lightly on the earth.” 

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