Archive for the "Events" Category

  • 2014 Gene Wilson Award Luncheon held 10/23/14

    The 5th Annual Gene Wilson Award Luncheon was held at the Lower School Gathering Room at Westtown School.  It is named after Gene Wilson, a founding member of 4CP and the original recipient in 2010. Surrounded by the joyful sounds and future sustainable environmentally aware school children studying and playing in the active school, over 40 participants joined together to honor Dr. Paul Morgan,  Chair of the "Education for Sustainability" program at West Chester University in the School of Professional & Secondary Education.  Dr. Morgan has been instrumental in the development of the Education for Sustainability program and has

  • 2014 Gene Wilson Award Luncheon-Paul Morgan Awardee-

    Dear Friends of 4CP:   Below, you will find a copy of our first formal announcement of and invitation to our annual Gene Wilson Award.  The award is given to an individual or organization that has provided distinguished service in moving forward education of the citizens of Chester County and vicinity in the very serious issues associated with climate change.   This year, we are honored to have selected Dr. Paul Morgan, Chair of the "Education for Sustainability" program at West Chester University in the School of Professional & Secondary Education.  Dr. Morgan has been instrumental in the development of the Education for Sustainability program

  • September 21st-Peoples Climate March-New York City

    A broad coalition of environmental, religious, civil rights, and labor organizations have combined resources to create the People’s Climate March to be held in New York City on September 21 in advance of the UN Climate Summit to be held on September 23.                           The Sierra Club and are joining with over 500 different organizations with the goal of having hundreds of thousands of people marching in solidarity to stop climate disruption and replace dirty fossil fuels with clean energy prosperity. At least 30 buses will be

  • 4CP Attends West Vincent 2nd Annual Sustainability Day

    4CP attended the April 5, 2014 West Vincent 2nd Annual Sustainability Day.   We were joined by dozens of groups and vendors who promoted their sustainable products and learned various ways to be sustainable.   Children’s activities, delicious foods, gardening experts and more were available as well as exhibits from local schools and non-profit groups.  Last year, 30 exhibitors were present to help create a healthier environment, a healthier planet and a healthier you   4CP was a Co-sponsor of this event.   Information about this event was posted to the West Vincent Townships's Website at: Please join us on May 10th at their Community Day events outside

  • Healthy Kids Day – April 26th

    Join 4CP in Kennett Square for Healthy Kids Day  Sat. April 26th 11AM until

  • James Hansen to Present at WCU

    Thirteenth Annual Research Day Purchase tickets for James Hansen's keynote--"Tenant Farming to White House Arrests: A Scientific Perspective on the Unfolding Climate Crisis". Reserved seating, $5.00. Dr. Hansen is the leading authority in the field of climate science and has contributed significantly to the public debates about climate change and the responsibilities of science. He served as Director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and is an Adjunct Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. His numerous awards include a Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal, Annual Heinz Award in the Enviornment, and a Sophie Award. In 2006 he

  • Chasing Ice Viewing Friday March 14, 2013

    The Sierra Club of Chester County will be showing this film in Room 240, at the West Chester Borough Hall, 401 E. Gay Street, 19380 at 7PM   Join them for a viewing and discussion of the James Balog Documentary.   Chasing Ice is the story of one man's mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of climate change.  Using time-lapse cameras, his videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking

  • Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz to Speak on Climate Change

    Wednesday, October 23rd   7pm Sykes Union Theatre 110 West Rosedale Avenue West Chester University   FREE and Open to the Public This presentation is part of the annual Campus Sustainability Day celebration. The theme for 2013 is “Climate Adaptation: Resilient Campuses & Communities”     Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz was inducted into the Philadelphia Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2010.  He was named NBC10’s chief meteorologist on November 28, 2002, and in the same year, he co-authored The Philadelphia Area Weather Book.   Schwartz joined NBC10 in October 1995.  Prior to that, he worked as the meteorologist for WPBF-TV in West Palm Beach, WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Florida, and

  • Presentation by Dr. Diane Philips

    We are pleased to inform you about three programs about to be presented by Dr. Diane Philips.  They will be presented at the following venues and times: Henrietta Hankin Library, 215 Windgate Drive, Chester Springs, PA 10425 Phone: 610-321-1700 October 3 at 6:30 PM at the Library, Camphill Village Kimberton Hills, Rose Hall 1601 Pughtown Road, Kimberton, PA 19442 Phone: 610-935-0300   November 6 at 7:30 PM at Rose Hall The flyer below draws your attention to the presentation at the Henrietta Hankin Library as that is the closest location in our usual arena of influence.  However, the presentations at all locations will be similar and worth your participation. Chester County

  • Join us in Phoenixville on September 21, 2013

    Please join us on September 21, 2013 as we participate in the Phoenixville Green Festival.  Please stop by our table and take you chance at winning a free car (if you win your kids under the age of 10 will love you for it!).  Talk to our Board members Arvid Bloom and Karen Melton about our group, newsletter, events and climate change. Check out the other vendors and non-profit groups as well!  Last year the event included the weekly farmers market so if they are there this year you can do some local shopping as well! For more information and updates please