Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOULDER GREEN DRINKS Gets Geared Up For Sustainability in July!

What: Get Geared up for Sustainability!! Join Boulder Green Drinks at Colorado’s First Craft Brewery & Learn how B-CYCLE and BOULDER BEER are helping our community be more sustainable!Just added to our speaker line up - Living Labs and Go Boulder will give us an update on the new pedestrian barriers in Boulder and US 36 bikeway.

When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Come early for networking. Presentation at 6:30 followed by door prize giveaway.

Where: Boulder Beer
2880 Wilderness Place, Boulder, CO 80301
We encourage carpooling! Ride your bike to be entered into an exclusive raffle!


Food & Drink: Happy Hour extended until 7:30PM!

Who's Invited: You're invited!  For all who live and work in the Green Community. Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome! All ages welcome, including 21 and under.

In addition to our regular Green Drinks format, we will be adding speed networking this month!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

JUNE BOULDER GREEN DRINKS PRESENTS: Keeping Boulder Eco-Friendly - Inside & Out!

What:   Join us and learn about two local businesses: ecoLogical Lawn Care & GBS Cleaning, who not only share an office but also the vision to keep Boulder eco and green....both inside and out!!

When: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Come early for networking. Presentation at 6:30 followed by door prizes.

Where: The offices of ecoLogical Lawn Care & GBS Cleaning3390 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80301
(Where the old Sutherlands used to be)


Food & Drink: Thank you to Upslope Brewing Company and Parducci's for generously donating beer and wine. Non alcoholic options also available from Runa Teas.

Who's Invited: You're invited!  For all who live and work in the Green Community. Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome! All ages welcome, but we will be checking ID's at the bar.

Cost: $5 suggested donation to help cover Green Drinks operating costs is greatly appreciated!


We want to know!!
Would you be interested in a Speed Networking event? (Similar to Speed Dating, but for networking and getting to know the other folks at Green Drinks).


Every month we will post a different question. Green Drinks is only a success if our community attends and supports us!

Friday, May 8, 2015

MAY GREEN DRINKS and The Nature Conservancy!!

What: The Colorado Nature Conservancy's 13ers and Green Drinks Boulder are pleased to team up to bring you an exciting presentation about the reintroduction of black-footed ferrets, telemetry and beer. 

Once thought to be extinct, black-footed ferrets are being reintroduced at a southeastern Colorado ranch.

Learn more about The Nature Conservancy’s role in the ferret reintroduction and what it means for conservation:

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/colorado/colorado-black-footed-ferret-reintroduction.xml

When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 5:30PM to 8:30PM

Where: Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, 1101 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO 80302

Who's Invited: You're invited!  For all who live and work in the Green Community. Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome! 

Cost: $5 suggested donation to help cover Green Drinks operating costs is greatly appreciated!

Need a ride?  Carpooling is encouraged! Post to our Facebook page if you need a ride, or are offering to drive!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/7911288821/

We want to know!!
Would you be interested in a "Speed Networking" event at a future Green Drinks?


Every month we will post a different question. Green Drinks is only a success if our community attends and supports us!

Monday, April 13, 2015

APRIL GREEN DRINKS - Eco-Cycle @ Fate Brewing Company




What: Join us on Tuesday, April 21st for a pre-Earth Day Celebration!

Do you know what can go in your recycle bin and what can't? Are plastic strawberry packs recyclable? What about the screw-top lids on orange juice and milk cartons?

Eco-Cycle is joining us and will be giving a presentation on the Do's and Don'ts of Recyclables in Boulder County. You might be surprised to learn you've been doing it all wrong!

Come early for networking and to register for the Door Prizes. Cool "Reusable" goodies have been generously donated by Eco-Cycle!



When: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Where: Fate Brewing Company, 1600 38th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

Who's Invited: You're invited!  For all who live and work in the Green Community. Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome!

Cost: $5 suggested donation to help cover Green Drinks operating costs is greatly appreciated!

Need a ride?  Carpooling is encouraged! Post to our Facebook page if you need a ride, or are offering to drive!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/7911288821/

We want to know!!
Can you recommend any non-profits that you would like to hear speak at a future Green Drinks event?


Every month we will post a different question. Green Drinks is only a success if our community attends and supports us!

Friday, March 13, 2015

ST. PATTY'S DAY WITH BOULDER GREEN DRINKS, 303 VODKA AND NYLAND'S NORTH FIELD FARM!

Start your St. Patty's Night with Boulder Green Drinks, 303 Vodka and Nyland's North Field Farm CSA of Lafayette!

 

What: YOU are invited to join Boulder Green Drinks on ST PATRICK'S DAY at 303 Vodka for an evening of networking and yummy libations!  Featured guest North Field Farm (a CSA or Community Supported Agriculture farm) will tell us why local foods trump organic (among other things)!

When: Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 5:30PM to 8:00PM

Where: 303 Vodka's Tasting Room, 2500 47th Street, Unit 10, Boulder, CO 80301
Who's Invited: You're invited!  For all who live and work in the Green Community. Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome!

Door Prizes: 303 Vodka, North Field Farm and Green Guru are all generously donating door prizes for this event. Come early to sign up. And remember, you have to be present to win!

Cost: $5 suggested donation to help cover Green Drinks operating costs is greatly appreciated!

Need a ride?  Carpooling is encouraged! Post to our Facebook page if you need a ride, or are offering to drive!
https://www.facebook.com/groups/7911288821/

We want to know!!
Who would be your ideal connection or referral  for the next Green Drinks event?

Come on the 17th with suggestions such as business connections, people in sustainability, work opportunities, future partners, etc. 
Every month we will post a different question. Green Drinks is only a success if our community attends and supports us!

Friday, February 6, 2015

SPREAD THE LOVE! FEBRUARY BOULDER GREEN DRINKS WITH ROCKY MOUNTAIN INSTITUTE!

What: Rocky Mountain Institute invites Boulder Green Drinks to join them at their Boulder office for an evening of networking and sustainability. The staff will share news on upcoming projects and recent work completed in and around Colorado.

When: Tuesday, February 17 - 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Where: Rocky Mountain Institute, 1820 Folsom Street, Boulder, CO 80302

Food, Drink & Festivities: Beer has been generously donated by Twisted Pine Brewery! Please bring business cards to be entered into the door prize giveaway!

Who's Invited: You're invited!  For all who live and work in the Green Community. Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome!
 
Cost: $5 suggested donation to help cover Green Drinks operating costs is greatly appreciated.
 
Need a ride: Public transportation and carpooling is encouraged! Post to our Facebook page if you need a ride, or are offering to drive!


Monday, January 19, 2015

Open Volunteer Poition Available NOW on the Boulder Green Drinks Board!

Hello Green Drinks members!

We have an open volunteer position on the Boulder Green Drinks board and we would love to find an amazing and talented person to join our group. 

The skinny:
It will be a one year commitment minimum. 
Members attend a monthly board meeting and the monthly Green Drinks - attendance to these is mandatory. 
We are looking for new talent and new ideas for future events and partnerships. 

If you are interested in applying please submit your name, contact information and these 5 questions to Heather Smart at Smarty1578@yahoo.com

1. What is your background in sustainability or conservation?
2. What value or skill set can you contribute? Do you have any skills in photography, event planning or legal services, please list these.
3. What do you want to get out of serving on the committee?
4. How many green drinks have you attended in the last year?
5. How long have you lived in the area? 


Thank you for your applications we look forward to working with you.
Best,
Green Drinks Steering Committee