RiverHOURS, the Gorge’s local currency: What is it? Why use it?
Come to this fun and informational seminar to learn about local currency in the Gorge and beyond. Local currencies are in use all over the United States and around the world. This seminar will explore the use of local currencies to boost regional economies, support local businesses and entrepreneurs, and build community. We will illustrate the potential for our own local currency here in the Mid-Columbia.
Thursday, October 21st, 9am to 12pm, COE building, Room 7
Saturday, November 6th, 9am to 12pm, COE building, Room 5
Adult Education: Authors People, Land & Community
This lecture/discussion series will center on reading from a collection of E.F. Schumacher Society lectures with topics ranging from local economies to agriculture to sustainable development. The authors include Wendell Berry, David Orr and Frances Moore Lappe. Participants can attend one or more of the forums which are sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. There is a $1.00 class fee if the participants purchase a copy of the text otherwise there will be a charge for copies. To register, or for more information, please contact Theresa North at (541) 387-3956
Place: Down Manor off of Brookside in Hood River
Dates: 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month. Oct 10th & 24th, Nov 14th & 28th, Dec 12th, Jan 9th & 23rd, Feb 13th & 27th. 9:00 AM to 10:00AM
Cost: $1.00 per class (one dollar)
To sign up for these classes please call Hood River Community Ed. at (541) 386-2055