[permaculture] Fwd: Public Hearing Monday - Calling All Green T-Shirts!

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Fri Jul 27 11:01:01 EDT 2007


for those the WI/MN/IA area...


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Valley Stewardship Network [mailto:vsn at frontiernet.net]
> Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 7:45 AM
> To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
> Subject: Public Hearing Monday - Calling All Green T-Shirts!
>
> Good Morning VSN Members and Local Citizens!
>
> Calling all green t-shirts...
>
> On Friday, July 13th over 200 citizens took part in a peaceful  
> rally on the Vernon County Court House lawn to show their support  
> for a large, animal confinement operation moratorium!  As you may  
> already know, the Vernon County Board of Supervisors will make  
> their final vote on the moratorium at the August 7th full County  
> Board meeting.  Before County Supervisors vote on such an important  
> local ordinance, they will have one last public opportunity to hear  
> from the concerned citizens who live, work, and play in Vernon  
> County.  This opportunity comes in the form of a Public Hearing,  
> which is scheduled for Monday, July 30th at 7:00 p.m.  The Public  
> Hearing will be held at the Western Technical College on Main  
> Street in Downtown Viroqua.  Everyone is welcome to attend.
>
> The previous rally that was held on July 13th was a huge success  
> and has gathered the attention of surrounding communities and  
> counties.  Our State Legislature in Madison has heard our calls of  
> concern.  We have been diligently working every day to inform our  
> local representatives that their are documented air and water  
> quality risks associated with large, animal confinement  
> operations.  We NEED your support once again at the Public Hearing  
> on Monday, July 30th.
>
> We are organizing a rally in the parking lot of the Western  
> Technical College (WTC) in Viroqua at 6:00 p.m.  So, put on your  
> favorite green t-shirt and head on down to the WTC to show your  
> support!  We ask that you join us at 6:00 p.m. because word is  
> out...those in opposition of the moratorium and in favor of large,  
> animal confinement operations will cease their silence and make  
> their way to the Public Hearing by means of a large tractor  
> brigade.  Yes, it has come down to this.
>
> Please join us, we need your support.  The rally will last from  
> 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Those of you who can't stay for the  
> meeting, your presence at the rally will be much appreciated.   
> Bring you family and friends.  Spread the word.  Feel free to pass  
> this email on to at least five people you know will be interested.
>
> Thank you again for all of your efforts!
>
> Jessica Luhning
> Projects Coordinator
> Valley Stewardship Network
> 124 1/2 S. Main St.
> Viroqua, WI 54665
>
> (608) 637-3615
> www.kickapoovsn.org
>
> Join others concerned with stewardship of the Kickapoo -
> become a member of Valley Stewardship Network for all those who  
> live, work, and play in the Valley
>




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