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Feb. 12, 2018

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Second sustainability event at MCC at Do Space to focus on trees

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College at Do Space will host the second installment of the Claire M. Hubbard Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 28, 4-6 p.m. on the second floor of Do Space, 72nd and Dodge streets. The series is a quarterly event that allows speakers to inform the public on the importance of sustainability on a local, regional and national level. 

 

The three speakers on March 28 will focus on trees and their importance to the environment. The speakers include Diana Faila, a certified arborist and founder of the Urban Bird & Nature Alliance; Merica Whitehall, executive directive of Fontenelle Forest; and Dan Lambe, president of the Arbor Day Foundation.

 

A question and answer session with all three speakers will follow. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. To register, visit mccneb.edu/ce. 

 

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Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.

Feb. 12