EARTH DAY DISCUSSIONS at Seabury at Friendship Terrace Sat., April 20th and Mon., April 22nd

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Date(s) - April 20, 2013
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community

Contact Info:
202-244-7400 [email protected]


This Earth Day weekend, Seabury at Friendship Terrace, in partnership with Wholeness for Humanity and St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, will be hosting two compelling Seabury Seminar discussions focused on climate change from national, international and local perspectives. Saturday afternoon, April 20th at 2 p.m. Robert Perciasepe, the current Acting Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, will be discussing “Climate Change Basics and Current Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gases.”  Mr. Perciasepe’s talk will be followed by question and answer session and light refreshments.  Monday April 22nd at 7 p.m. Seabury at Friendship Terrace will host the Earth Day Presentation: “Think Globally, Act Locally” with Washington, DC Ward 3 Council Member Mary Cheh, Chair of the District’s Committee on Environment, Public Works and Transportation and Reid Detchon, Vice President for Energy and Climate at the United Nations Foundation and its top energy expert.  Detchon is also a member of the Environment committee at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church.  Detchon will address why climate change matters to all of us.  Councilmember Cheh will speak about what the city is doing to lead the way and how citizens can participate.  Both of these  programs are free and open to the public.  Seating is limited and advance registration is requested.  Individuals may register through the Earth Day program links on the Wholeness for Humanity website,, the St. Columba’s Episcopal Church website,, and through the website of Seabury Resources for Aging,  For general information call Greg Drury, Executive Director at Wholeness for Humanity at 202-436-9083.  Media inquiries should be directed to Chuck Thornton, Director of Marketing, Seabury at Friendship Terrace at 202-244-7400.  Seabury at Friendship Terrace Retirement Community is located at 4201 Butterworth Place, NW in Washington, DC, just two blocks from the Tenleytown Metro station on the Red Line.