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WesCycle Bike Generators Training, Recruitment and Free Smoothies

From the absolutely fabulous Katie “runs this school” McLaughlin ’15,

Are you interested in sustainable energy and exercise?
Wesleyan’s one and only bike generator group WesCycle is looking for members to join our team for tomorrow and beyond! If you want to learn a really incredible new skill, make some friends, and do some good for the world (and your thighs) this could be the student group you’ve been waiting for!
We will be powering a blender for delicious smoothies at the Feet to the Fire Riverfront Encounter event tomorrow from 12-5pm in Harbor Park. It should be a wonderful event with food, games, and music. We are actively recruiting new members to be trained to maintain the generators for next semester but also could really use some extra hands tomorrow.
If you are interested in helping out for any part of the Riverfront Encounter,  or if you are interested in helping out in the future but can’t make it tomorrow, please email kmclaughlin[at]wesleyan[dot]edu
Date: Just tomorrow or beyond!
Time: Event is 12-5pm but you can help for any period of time.
Place: Harbor Park near the CT river
Cost: Free smoothies!

WesCycle makes Smoothies

Katie McLaughlin ’15 writes in:

WesCycle, Wesleyan’s bike generators, is having our first training day! Come learn how to set up the bikes and we’ll use the energy we generate to BLEND DELICIOUS SMOOTHIES!

For more information about WesCycle, check out our webpage.

and like us on Facebook.

Date: Wednesday, September 25th
Time: 8:00PM – 9:00PM
Place: OUTHOUSE (132 high street)
Cost: Free

Bike Generators

Like to bike? Afraid of motion (just look at my first physics quiz)? My, does Katie McLaughlin ’15 have an offer for you!

Last year Wesleyan’s bike generators powered a film screening and a concert. We are now getting ready for our first event (PUMPKIN FEST) and need people to help with the bikes! Please come to our meeting tomorrow night in sign language house (64 Lawn) at 7:45!

Also, if you have an event and want to use the generators please email kmclaughlin(at)wesleyan(dot)edu.

Date: Tomorrow, October 4th
Time: 7:45pm
Location: Sign House, 64 Lawn

REAL FOOD REAL WES COMMITMENT CELEBRATION

From Becca “champ” Wilton ’15:

WesFRESH (Wesleyan Students for Real Ethical Sustainable Habits) invites you to celebrate the signing of the Real Food Challenge Campus Commitment!

The Real Food Challenge Campus Commitment is a contract that will be signed by President Michael Roth and Dining Director Michael Strumpf to increase real food at Wesleyan to 20% by 2020. Real food is food that is local and community-based, ecologically sound, fair to humans and ethical for animals.

In honor of this historic event in Wesleyan’s history and to celebrate Earth Week, there will be speakers, the signing of the commitment, and a picnic-style meal with food grown at local farm Urban Oaks and other sustainable farms.

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