Fwd: MN350 - Let's Spring Into Action -- Upcoming Events
From: Scott Jackson (sjackzen46gmail.com)
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:49:29 -0700 (PDT)
Upcoming MN350 volunteer opportunities. I'll be at most of them, including
the trip to Duluth. I hope to see all of you at one or more of the events.

Scott Jackson
sjackzen46 [at] gmail.com

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From: Wanda Ballentine <wsb70 [at] comcast.net>
Date: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 6:51 PM
Subject: MN350 - Let's Spring Into Action -- Upcoming Events

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Hello Friends,

There is a lot happening these days!  Below are opportunities to join in
the movement through the end of April.  And each of these events has many
volunteer opportunities!  Please check out the links and email contacts
listed in descriptions below for more info.

   - Thursday, March 13: Move MN Transportation Day at the
   - Thursday, March 13: MN350 Tar Sands Team
   - Sunday, March 16: Tar Sands Pipeline Info Meeting in Grand Rapids (see
   - March 17 or 18:  Oil Spill Defense Act Public
   - March 18 to 20: Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Pipeline Public Hearings in
   - Wednesday: March 19: MN350 Community
   - Thursday, April 3: Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Rally/March/Public
   Hearing in St.
   - Monday, April 14: Clean Energy and Jobs Day at the Capitol - Save the
   - Sunday, April 27:  Reject and Protect: Action In DC Against

And this is just the "short list" of things MN350 has in the works!  Be
sure to check out the MN Climate and Energy
other MN350 team meetings and events happening throughout Minnesota.

It's time to spring into action!




*See more info about the various events here.... *

*Thursday, March 13, Move MN Transportation Day at the Capitol *Join MN350
allies for a day to meet one-on-one with legislators and ask them to
support transportation this session - and the excitement will wrap-up with
a massive rally in the Rotunda.  We recognize the last minute nature of
this announcement.  Please check out the Move MN
learn about the coalition and legislative priorities.
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: Meet in the Rotunda at 4 p.m., rally starts at 4:15 p.m.
Where: State Capitol Rotunda (75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard)
Register: This is a free event but registration is required. Click here to

*Thursday evening March 13, MN350 Tar Sands Team Meeting *Join MN350
volunteers and staff as we dive into preparations for the upcoming public
hearings, April 3 event and Oil Spill Defense Act opportunities!  Meeting
begins at 6:30pm and is located at MN350 office, 2104 Stevens Ave S,
Minneapolis 55408.  Refreshments will be served! Contact
Kathy [at] MN350.orgwith any questions.  Click
here for more 


*Sunday March 16, Tar Sands Pipeline Info Session in Grand Rapids *Join
MN350 local leaders for an evening dedicated to learning about the tar
sands expansion and the upcoming public hearings in Cass Lake, Floodwood,
and Duluth.  Lunch from noon-1pm, meeting from 1-4pm.  Located at Sawmill
Inn, 2601 S. Hwy 169, Grand Rapids, MN.  Contact Vicki at 218-259-4254 for
more information.


*March 17 or 18, Oil Spill Defense Act Public Hearing *MN350 and allies are
working hard to move legislation that protects local communities and
emergency responders from the unnecessary risks of crude oil transport
through Minnesota.  Click here for more
The first public hearing is tentatively scheduled for Monday or Tuesday,
March 17 or 18 time not yet set. We need a large MN350 presence at this
hearing! If you can be flexible about attending this hearing, you are
needed!  See
the latest info or contact
Kathy [at] mn350.org to receive an update on the final date and time.


*March 18 to 20, Alberta Clipper Public Hearings in Northern Minnesota *Join
local residents and MN350 to have a presence/give testimony at the public
hearings along the pipeline route in Minnesota.  Hearings are in Hallock,
Thief River Falls, Cass Lake, Floodwood and Duluth.  Click here for
Contact Andy [at] MN350.org with questions and more information and/or if you
are interested in carpooling from the metro to the Duluth public hearing on
Thursday, March 20.


*Wednesday, March 19, MN350 Monthly Meeting in Minneapolis *Join MN350
volunteers and staff to network, learn more about the contested case
hearing and prepare for the April 3 Rally/March/Hearing!  This will be an
informative and fun working meeting!  So bring your creativity and
energy. Click
here for more 
Meeting is at 6:30pm at Bryant Square Rec Center, 3101 Bryant Ave S,
Minneapolis 55408. Contact Patty [at] MN350.org with questions.


*Thursday, April 3, Alberta Clipper Tar Sands Rally/March/Hearing in St.
Paul *Time to hit the streets and give testimony to the livable future we
are actively working for!  Join with MN350, friends and allies from across
the state and midwest region in calling on the MN PUC to keep tar sands in
the ground!  Event begins at 1pm. Click here for more info and
opportunities to
Contact Andy [at] MN350.org for more details.


*Monday, April 14, Clean Energy and Jobs Day at the Capitol *Join MN350 and
allies at the State Capitol Rotunda at 3:30pm - Save the date, more info
coming soon!


*Sunday, April 27, Reject and Protect: Keystone XL Action in
Washington DC *This
may be the final call on Presdinet Obama to reject the KXL pipeline
expansion before he makes his decision.  MN350 will be organizing
transportation for those interested in going!  Click here for more

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