Author: Chuck Lynd

About Simply Living, Climate, News

Simply Living director goes international

Our Executive Director, Cathy Cowan Becker (right), recently received a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work in Bonn, Germany, for ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, a global network of more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. She will be stepping down from her role at the […]

Community Update, Sustainable Living

Be the Change Weekly Community Update December 10, 2021

Columbus Climate Action Plan Released GreenSpot will play a critical role in section 1.1 of the Plan: “Empowering a Community of Climate Leaders.” Over the next several months and years GreenSpot will work with residents, business leaders, academia, government, and nonprofits to increase climate change awareness, solutions, and making sure […]

Arts & Culture, Guest Blog Post

Why this blatant “sales pitch” for Bill Cohen’s annual “songs of gratitude” concert is not outrageous

For 8 years now, some musical friends and I have put on a Black Friday concert of songs that express gratitude for many of our blessings:  friends, family, freedom, nature, art, music, laughter, our bodies, and our emotions. We’ve used the free event to declare: instead of joining the day-after-Thanksgiving […]

Community Update, Uncategorized

Be the Change Weekly Community Update October 15, 2021

Featured speakers for Gift To Be Simple include: Marilyn Welker, founder of Simply LivingPaula Penn-Nabrit, J.D., author, founder and president of PN&A Inc. and manager of Charles M. Nabrit Memorial Community GardenRandall Loop, massage therapist, life coach, and former Simply Living board presidentEugene Beer, chief engineer and producer for WCRS community radio stationAlso speaking will be our board member and […]

Community Update

Be the Change Weekly Community Update October 1, 2021

You’re Invited! Join us IN PERSON or ONLINE@ A Gift To Be Simple Wednesday, October 20, 5:30 p.m. Simply Living’s annual Gift To Be Simple fundraiser will be Wednesday, October 20, at 5:30 p.m. at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center, Scioto Audubon Metro Park, 505 W. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43215. You will get […]