Strategies for a Sustainable Future: Successful Event!

This event attracted over 200 people.  Michael Brune, National Director of the Sierra Club spoke to a warm crowd of students, faculty, homeowners and concerned citizens.  Vendors and non-profits both had traffic while they were positioned in the main hallway of Sykes Student Union and the Ballrooms. 

Our thanks to all the volunteers who helped plan this event:


  • West Chester University Sustainability Advisory Council
  • Gordon Natural Area
  • Chester County Sierra Club Committee


Core Team of Organizers:

Gerry Hertel, Richard Whiteford, Bryan Hutchinson, Janet Cleaver, Tim Lutz, Louise Scanes, Kendra McMillin, Tim Ponticello

Additional Help:

WCU students, WCU Alumni and concerned citizens-Jennie Matkov, Ashley Duffy, Sean Diamond, EARTH Club members

Facilities staff of WCU

Golden Valley Farms Coffee Roasters

Aramark Food Service – Sustainability Dept.

Thanks to all the groups that helped promote this event:

  • The League of Women Voters in Chester County PA
  • Chester County Planning Commission
  • Delaware Valley Green Business Council
  • West Chester BLUER
  • PhillyPlan


Special thanks to Michael Brune & Sierra Club


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