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Sustainable Works To Hold 4th Annual Fundraiser In October

On Thursday, October 6th Sustainable Works will be holding its fourth annual fundraising event at the Lexus Showroom (1501 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403) from 6pm-11pm.

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SUSTAINABLE WORKS TO HOLD 4th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER IN OCTOBER

Santa Monica, CA (September 30, 2011) - On Thursday, October 6th Sustainable Works will be holding its fourth annual fundraising event at the Lexus Showroom (1501 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90403) from 6pm-11pm. The theme for the night is “Spreading Sustainability”, supporting the Sustainable Works mission to sustainably transform communities, colleges, and businesses through environmental education and action.

The event will feature organic beer and wine, and food catered by Rustico Café & Bakery, along with a great silent auction and drawing. The silent auction with feature donations from local businesses such as Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, The Ambrose Hotel, Sheraton Delfina, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, the new LEED certified Shores Hotel, Willow Spa, Melisse, The Lobster, and Patagonia.  The Eco Star Award will be handed out to four environmental champions: Anne Carmack, The Ambrose Hotel: Paula Waxman, Co-Chair South Robertson Neighborhoods Council Green Team; William E. Selby, Geography Professor at Santa Monica College; and Barent Roth, former Executive Director of Sustainable Works.  Each winner has excelled and inspired the concepts of sustainability into their lives and others. Darren Moore aka Eco-MacGyver, founder of Ecovations Lifestyle Inc, and co-host of Alter Eco Tv Show on Discovery Communication's channel Planet Green will be hosting the evening.

For ticket information visit www.sustainableworks.org or contact lisa.harrison@sustainableworks.org.

For over 12 years Sustainable Works has offered programs that promote sustainable practices in businesses, residences, and college communities. Our programs track the progress of our participants in their efforts to reduce their environmental impact and how well they adopt sustainability in their own lives. We first educate about the environmental problems then offer a variety of solutions so that they can take immediate action.
“The theme ‘Spreading Sustainability” refers to our organization’s concerted effort to expand our programs beyond the City of Santa Monica and provide workshops and Business Greening Programs across Los Angeles County. Currently, thanks to a grant from LADWP which was secured with the help of Council members Bill Rosendahl and Paul Koretz we are working with residents and businesses in Districts 5 and 11 and experiencing fantastic feedback. We feel that this is an important step in achieving our long term goal of becoming the go-to organization for sustainability education throughout Los Angeles and eventually all of Southern California” said Garrett Hart, the Executive Director for Sustainable Works.

Sustainable Works is a non-profit environmental education organization working in the greater Los Angeles area and is a project of Community Partners. Sustainable Works supports the City of Santa Monica's Sustainable City Plan.

Contact: Lisa Harrison 310-458-8716 ext. 5, lisa.harrison@sustainableworks.org

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