Rochester Welcomes Return of the MI Earth Day Fest
50,000+ Expected for "One of the Planet's Largest Earth Day Celebrations"
The MI Earth Day Fest returns to downtown Rochester, Mich. April 26-28, after a three-year hiatus. Event organizers MI Green Team (MGT) tout the event as "one of the planet's largest Earth Day celebrations"
Rochester City Manager Jaymes Vettraino welcomed the event’s return. “This will be the fifth time the city has hosted the MI Earth Day Fest and we look forward to another fun, educational and inspiring event."
The three-day celebration will highlight green- and healthy-living products, services and programs. It will feature 150+ exhibits, 20+ presentations, entertainment, concessions, kids' activities and many special events, including awarding winners of the US Green Building Council, Detroit Regional Chapter's My Green School Art Contest. Admission to the event and all activities is free and open to all ages. Event information and participant registration is available online at www.migreenteam.com (http://migreenteam.wildapricot.org/
"It is an honor to welcome back to downtown Rochester the MI Earth Day Fest,” added Marilyn Trent, Rochester DDA Board and Green City Committee Member. "It's more important than ever to work together to help solve today's environmental and economic problems through education, innovation and long-term sustainability strategies. This festival combines all three and it is a wonderful community event."
MI Green Team is Michigan's leading green/wellness network and event producer. Its mission is to promote green living, business and community. MGT is a Michigan “low-profit, limited liability company," an innovative business entity that uses business best practices to pursue a socially beneficial purpose. All profits from MGT events are donated to local green programs. For more information, visit www.migreenteam.com.