Hammonton Green Committee Minutes - April 2017
Monthly Meeting - Hammonton Town Hall
Green Committee Members:
X Jeanette DePiero X Mica McCullough X Amy Menzel XLinda Esposito X Kerri Patton
X Sara Verrillo _ Courtney Volpe
Friends of the Green Committee & Guests: Victoria Falciani, Kelly O’Neill, Joe Kalucki, Kathy Thomas
Eye Opening Film and Lecture Series - We will reach out to Stockton to see what dates are available in late June/July. Amy to reach out to Farmworkers Association to speak. Galleta Farms was mentioned as a possible speaker/participant.
Neighborhood Cleanup - Saturday, April 29th 9 a.m. at Historic Train Station
Green Business Recognition Program - Will honor ARH in the coming weeks - need to setup meeting with Chamber and organize dates to honor two other businesses (Mazzas Flooring/Pistone’s Auto Repair)
Paint Waste Bins - find out from Scott which are in most need of painting - Linda will visit to see. Need to find out the best paint to use and coordinate volunteers.
Buy Local Program - No update from Jim. Kerri to follow up with Mia Lane graphic designer to see if they are willing to work on logo.
Student Representative and Scholarship - Victoria Falciani has joined us from Hammonton High School as a representative and discussed the need for improved recycling at the high school. It was suggested a morning announcement may work. She also shared how water refilling stations were removed.
Sustainable Jersey/Sustainable Jersey for Schools - Linda reached out to Dr. Dan to urge him to add this to his legacy before leaving.
Reusable Bags Fundraiser - Mica to request sample of bags that she received pricing on so we can see their quality/Amy to check with Weisenbach/Kerri to check with Rodeo Robot for pricing.
Green Day Festival - Amy agreed to be event chair for this year’s event. We will work on updating materials for this year.
Garden Updates - Opening on April 22 with work day - about 10 spots left
Help with Recycling at Food Truck Festival - Sara will clarify with Cassie what that will entail
ACUA Earth Day Participation on April 22 - Victoria and Courtney volunteered
Other - Linda will attend NJM Sustainability Series on April 4th to see what it is about