Brown Bag Lunch and Learn on the Importance of Urban and Rural Linkages

sandwichMark Donaldson, Executive Director of the MPC, and Julie Graham, Executive Director of East TN Quality Growth, recently attended a workshop on “Strengthening Rural-Urban Connections,” and they will be sharing what they learned at the Wednesday, June 18th Brown Bag Lunch and Learn, to be held in Room 549 of the City County Building in downtown Knoxville from 12PM to 1PM.

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Join ETN USGBC in Celebrating Bike to Work Day

unnamedThis Friday is National Bike to Work Day, which just happens to align with the ETN USGBC lunch topic on redevelopment and complete streets. This is your chance to walk the walk, or rather, ride the ride.

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Update on the City of Knoxville’s Current Major Redevelopment Initiatives

cumberland ave ViewLookingWestDawn Michelle Foster and Anne Wallace from The City of Knoxville’s Office of Redevelopment will give an update and timelines for the City’s current major redevelopment initiatives, including the Cumberland Avenue, Downtown North, South Waterfront, and Magnolia Avenue projects over lunch at Calhoun’s on the River.

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Join in on the Networking and Fun at PechaKucha Night

pkn_11_posterJoin fellow USGBC members and other creative Knoxvilleans for PechaKucha Night at the Relix Variety Theater on May 1. Be sure to look for special presentations on green school initiatives and advocacy by our very own ET-USGBC Chapter leaders at the event.

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Registration is now open for the Joint April Chapter Meeting of the ETN-USGBC and the AIA Chattanooga

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You can now register for the joint ETN-USGBC and AIA Chattanooga April Chapter Meeting. Attendance is free for all AIA members, while non-members pay a $20 fee that includes lunch. The meeting is good for 1 AIA CE credit, which can be self-reported for USGBC CEUs and PE CEUs.

William Brodnax will present at the meeting on a wide but detailed review of LEED version 4, starting with a broad understanding of how, why, and when changes were made. The presentation will give attendees a general understanding of new risks involved with LEED version 4, and how they should approach their new projects.

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