The Shenandoah Valley Branch of the NCR chapter has announced plans for its first networking program for sustainable design and construction professionals in the western counties of the chapter's region.
The program is entitled: "Utilizing Smart Design Choices to Enhance Profit"
The program is scheduled for 6-8 pm on Thursday, January 15, at the June Jeffrey Education Center in Winchester, Virginia. The Center is located at: 126 N. Kent Street, Winchester.
COST: $15 for members of the USGBC-NCR chapter
$ 20 for individuals who are not members of the NCR chapter
$ 10 for EGB members of the NCR chapter
Yummy snacks (local too!) are being provided by Fresh Flours and The Locke Store
Agenda for the Evening:
6:00 - 6:30 Networking and introductions
6:30 - 6:45 Program Announcements, Introduction of the Shenandoah Valley branch leadership
6:45 - 8:00 Program:
Speakers: Robert Glenn is a commercial real estate attorney with Jackson and Kelly PLC, headquartered in Martinsville, WV. He, through his firm, is striving to assist with green building industry issues throughout the Shenandoah Valley area. Mr. Glenn will speak on tax incentives, both federal and state, and government support for green building in MD, VA and WV.
Andrew Grigsby founded Commonwealth Sustainability Works in 2001. He previously managed the Sustainable Communities Initiative of the city of Austin, Texas. Andrew will offer insight into the practical application of sustainable theory as it relates to incentives, grants, and various means of peripheral support.