Friday, September 10, 5:30 to 8:30pm.
Sheldrake Point Winery 7448 County Road 153, Ovid, NY.
Please RSVP as soon as possible as space is limited to 120 people. Please forward widely. The event has several purposes:
- To bring together a coalition of advocates to network with each other.
- To inform you and your organization about the proposed environmental rights constitutional amendment on the ballot on November 2, 2021 (“Each person has the right to clean air and water and a healthful environment.”)
- To provide you a means to directly impact our get out the vote effort regarding the proposed constitutional amendment.
- To provide information about local environmental issues and how you can join efforts to advance environmental rights. Our main speaker will be Maya K. van Rossum, who is the Delaware Riverkeeper and founder of the Green Amendment for the Generations. She will address us at 6:30 p.m. regarding the importance of voting for the environmental constitutional amendment as well as the genesis of the environmental constitutional amendment movement.
For more information, see the Green Amendments for the Generations website. Other speakers will discuss local efforts to support environmental issues.
Sheldrake Point Winery is located on the western shore of beautiful Cayuga Lake in the heart of the Finger Lakes. Wine will be available for purchase by the glass and bottle with your first glass on the house, compliments of Chuck and Fran Tauck, owners of Sheldrake Point Winery. Food will be available for purchase from the Silo Food Truck. Music by the Maplewood Jazz Combo.
The Green Amendment, Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment, authored by Ms. van Rossum, will be available for sale. T-shirts and mugs with a poster design will be available for a donation to the poster project. 100% of donations to support production & distribution of our posters and are most welcome. Our sincere thanks to all the artists who have donated their poster designs and to all environmental advocates involved in this effort. A special thanks to the Green Amendments for the Generations for providing funding. And thank you in advance for coming and for your support.
****COVID-19 protocols from the CDC will be followed. The event will be outdoors, a tent with tables and chairs available in case of rain. However, due to the ever-changing situation regarding the Delta variant, we may have to be masked, regardless of vaccination status. Of course, we strongly encourage all to be vaccinated****
Email Bob Meeks at ro*************@gm***.com to RSVP. Space is limited!