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North Carolina

North Carolina
North Carolina Chapter

Name of activity: Sustainable Greensboro Earth Day Celebration,Center City Park Downtown Greensboro
Date:  April 22, 2009
Location: Center City Park, Downtown Greensboro
Additional sponsors or participating organizations: Action Greensboro, The Elsewhere Artist Collaborative

Brief description of event:
Sustainable Greensboro and its program Green Drinks Greensboro is partnering with Action Greensboro, and The Elsewhere Artist Collaborative to bring the first ever Earth Day Celebration to Center City Park on April 22.  This event will combine all the familiar features of Green Drinks – drinks, networking and conversation, along with local music and a super top-secret art installation in the park. This promises to be the first of what we hope to be an annual event celebrating all things green in Greensboro. Enjoy an evening in the park on Earth Day.  The Triad Section/NCASLA will be one of the sponsors for this event. The Triad Section plans to make a presentation at this event, make it known that Center City Park is a terrific example of Landscape Architecture and also that Landscape Architecture is much more. We plan to make known the LA program at A&T and have the students participate.

Is this event open to the public? Yes
Contact person on the day of the event: Randal Romie
Day-of contact phone: 336-314-1588 cell


Name of activity: Introducing Landscape Architecture to High School Students
Date:Beginning April 2009 (Ongoing after that)
Location: Charlotte/Mecklenburg School System

Brief description of event:

1) Teams of landscape architects will visit a variety of Charlotte/Mecklenburg High Schools to introduce the profession of landscape architecture.
2) The professionals will use the Career Discovery powerpoint prepared by national.
3) Professionals will also serve as guest crits for their “design based” classes.
4) Students will also be invited to local firms.
5) Provide the state chapter’s brochure on landscape architecture.

Is this event open to the public? No
Contact person on the day of the event: Augustine Wong
Day-of contact phone: 704-665-4451


Name of Activity:  Xtreme Beginnings
Date:  April 17, 2009
Location: NC State McKimmon Center – Raleigh, NC
Additional sponsors or participating organizations: Wake County Public School System

Brief description of event:
Xtreme Beginnings is a career exploration event for about 700 tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade students from all high schools in Wake County, North Carolina.
Students will participate in round table discussions with business professionals. Small groups of students will sit around a table with a business professional to discuss career opportunities in a specific career area. Twenty-one different career areas will be represented including: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, & Construction; Business, Management & Administration; Information Technology; and Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.
NCASLA is hosting a table will information on the profession of Landscape Architecture and will be participating in roundtable discussions

Is this event open to the public? Students and Professionals
Contact person on the day of the event:  Barbara Johnson
Day-of contact phone:   919-449-4249  cell



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