January 2015 Update

CSN members rang in the new year with a traditional levee-inspired celebration kindly hosted by longtime CSN members Charlene Morton and Daniel Vokey.  It was nice to get together with members for a social occasion to get to know each other better and get caught up on various projects and initiatives going on in the community.  We also paid homage to all those who work to create positive change in their communities or in their personal lives.  Despite the fact that CSN members are passionate about a large variety of issues and concerns, there was a good deal of consensus that we can be united in creating positive ripples of change for a cleaner planet and healthier communities... and that Charlene's home made rhubarb punch was second to none!

Many thanks to all who attended, and especially our hosts for opening up their home for this event.

Happy new year everyone!


A hearty welcome to those who joined in the past month:
You can find out more about these groups and individuals, including what sustainability products, services, interests and ideas they have, by viewing their profiles on the Network website.

Remember, Network membership is 100% FREE and open to families & individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and community groups, and institutions & government departments.  As a general rule of thumb, members are welcome to join from Bridgewater AND area – that means anywhere in Lunenburg County.

Upcoming Events
Know of any relevant events to add to this FREE calendar? This is your chance to inform people about all the great things going on around here!  Posting an event is easy: go to the Events section of the website, click on "submit an event", and fill in the form. One of our moderators will review the information and post the event if it meets our general criteria.  If you have any questions about what kinds of events you can post, please contact us.

Get Involved in 2015!

If your new years resolution contained any of the following:
  • get more involved in my community
  • explore some new hobbies & passions
  • make a difference
  • learn some new skills
  • have more fun
then the CSN has some great opportunities for you!  We know of several interesting initiatives on the go in the Bridgewater area, ranging from promoting and engaging people in sustainability, to planning festivals and events, to getting more people walking, cycling and leading active lifestyles.  Interested?  Drop us at line at sustainability@bridgewater.ca.  Make 2015 YOUR year to get involved!

Best wishes!
Leon de Vreede, CSN administrator

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