9th Annual EcoFest

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It’s that time of year – spring has sprung which means GCC will celebrate Cool Kids 9th annual EcoFest!

Saturday, April 12th 2014
10 AM – 2 PM
Cost: Free!

Cool Kids – get your “cool card” and get a stamp at each exhibit you visit! Fill the card to get more raffle tickets for a chance to win a mountain bike! 

EcoFest has some new, fun, and exciting events:

  • New ways to recycle: Old bikes and parts, as well as used “nonfabric” (metal and wood ONLY) furniture for resale to benefit Habitat for Humanity. You’ll get another raffle ticket for every item you recycle.
  • Door prizes: The earlier you come to EcoFest, the better your chances of winning all day during the “green grab.”
  • More exhibits: Including Abbott’s Frozen Custard for sale and free yogurt samples from Muller Quaker Dairy.
  • No electronic recycling this year, with hopes that it will return in 2015!

When you arrive, you can drop off your recyclables in the parking lot, as well as earn a raffle ticket for getting a free tire pressure check with Sloat Tires. Free Tree Seedlings will be given to first 250 to arrive!  

When you head inside, you can recycle:

  • Old Sneakers – no shoes, boots, or sandals!
  • Old Paperbacks – no magazines, or hardcovers!
  • Old American Flags
  • Old Eyeglasses – no sunglasses!
  • InkJet/Laser Cartridges
  • Old Cellphones

THANKS for Being GREEN KIDS The Cafeteria will be open for lunch, or bring your own!

The raffle drawing will be at 2:00pm for a mountain bike and other great prizes – must be present to win. Participants are also encouraged to stop by the Go-Art table to purchase tickets for the 3:00 showing of Comfort Zone.

Schedule:

  • 10 AM – Sign in! Bring your recyclables inside for raffle tickets! Participants will get a treasure map, and each exhibitor has a stamp. Fill your card with stamps and you’ll get 5 free raffle tickets!
  • 11 AM – Ribbon Cutting for “Seeds of Change” exhibit in cafeteria.
  • 12:45 PM – Big Bag Bash!  by GCC Student Activities and College Village.
  • 1 PM –  Cool Kids stage show- live exotics wildlife show with Wildlife Educators Coalition
  • 2 PM – Cool Kids EcoFest Raffle – 21 speed Mountain Bike Giveaway from Adam Miller Bike Shop, Batavia, NY. Must be present to win.
  • 3 PM – Showing of Comfort Zone

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