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Community Partner Day


Tuesday, January 27 - 11:00 am to 11:00pm

121 S. High Street, downtown Columbus 

Plan now to eat at the Columbus Food League's newest restaurant, the Chintz Room downtown in the former Lazarus building. What better way to support a fundraiser for Simply Living?  Bring friends. The Chintz Room will donate $1 from every drink special sold and 10% of the days food sales to Simply Living. A donation tin at the bar will highlight Simply Living and collect money throughout the month. Enjoy new and traditional American cuisine, including vegetarian and vegan options. What better way to support a fundraiser for Simply Living? Bring friends. Meet SL members. Email Chuck for details. 

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Introducing New Executive Director

Sarah Edwards was appointed  to the position of Simply Living’s Executive Director in December. Sarah comes to Simply Living with a background in business, community and legislative service.  She was a small business owner for many years and served on multiple community and municipal boards, including Town Energy, Rental Housing, Finance, and Climate Change committees, and was vice-chair of the Town Selectboard. Sarah was elected to the Vermont Legislature in 2002, serving until 2012. Eight of her 10 years were spent as a member of the Natural Resources and Energy committee, where she served to educate and create policy on topics of sustainability concerning natural resources and energy. Notably, Edwards was the lead author of Vermont’s e-Waste Recycling law and co-sponsor of the Integrated Solid Waste Management plan.  She also served as Vermont’s representative to national conferences on high-level nuclear waste and as state director to the Women's Legislative Lobby (WiLL) in Washington, DC. Additionally, she applied her expertise to other issues of social concern, including local food, labor and health.

Dancing in Jaffa

Tuesday, January 27, 7:30 pm

Drexel Theater, 2254 E.Main St., Bexley

Pierre Dulaine takes his program, Dancing Classrooms, back to his city of birth, Jaffa. The classroom becomes a microcosm of the Middle East's struggle to work together harmoniously while still caught in the politics of the region and race. Dancing In Jaffa offers a hopeful and inspiring vision of what the future can be! Q&A follows the film.

Presented by The Columbus International Film + Video Festival, Simply Living and The Columbus Free Press.  Location: Drexel Theatre, 2254 East Main St, Columbus, OH 43209. ContactChuck.Lynd@gmail.com or call 614-354-6172. Facebook invite here

Solar Installation Workshop Series

Learn to Install Solar Panels in 3-Part Workshop Series in Columbus
Instructor Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station Leads Weekend Training
Part 1 Feb 28 - March 1   
Part 2 March 7 - 8   
Part 3 March 14-15
Time: 8 am - 5 pm







Care and Share Time Bank
Community Potluck

Sunday, January 18, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd., Columbus, OH  43214
Check out the poster on the CSTB calendar event!