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      GenYYC Task Force #4 - Parley x GenYYC (Part 1) in Calgary

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      July 27, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM

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      GenYYC Task Force #4 - Parley x GenYYC (Part 1)

      Join GenYYC for this 2 part Task Force focused on the enironmental issue of single-use plastics. GenYYC has partnered with Parley for the Oceans, an international organization based in New York, that works to eliminate plastics from the world's beaches and oceans.  Parley has been extremely successful partnering with large corporations such as Adidas, Corona and American Express to amplify their voice and impact in community. Part 1 - Parley for the Oceans community clean up event July 27th, 2019 9:00 am - 11:00 am - clean up (meet in Linsday Park / Repsol Centre) 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - wrap up party at Earl's on 4th St SW Please come and support Parley with their Calgary clean up event. Volunteers will meet in Lindsay Park, the grounds surrounding Repsol Place, and will fan out in small groups up and down the Elbow River pathway to collect garbage from the riverbanks and park. Friends & Family are welcome to join! Part 2 - Task Force Panel Discussion - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle...oh and Refuse! July 30th, 2019 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm - location TBD After helping clean up our community on Saturday, July 27,  join your GENYYC friends at Part II of Task Force 4 with guests that will help us explore sustainability  We will be joined by heroes Hans and Nicholas Schippers of Parley who are committed to cleaning up our oceans and coastlines. Be inspired by them as they talk about their experience as a non-profit working with for profit businesses to support their mandate and amplify their impact. They will be joined by local representative from the business, non-profit, and municipal government sectors to discuss the issue of single use plastics, their impact on the environment and how we can re-think waste here in #YYC and influence change at a local level. Attendees will participate in a Task Force challenge leading up the the event and will be provided with tools and resource to effect change in their personal and professtional capacities.

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