PRESS RELEASE: 5-7-2016

FOR ALL MEDIA:
PRESS RELEASE: 5-7-2016
SUBJECT:  PRESS RELEASE: 2nd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair, May 21st @ Wild Ramp, 10AM-4PM
– FULL LIST OF LIVE MUSIC LINEUP AND VENDORS/ PARTICIPANTS
– CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Today’s Date: May 7, 2016Contact: emarcatkin@gmail.com / 614 357-8533, deniseap@earthlink.net / 304 617-8402WHO: Sustainable Living for West Virginia, the Marshall University Sustainability Department, Tour DePATH, the Old Central City Association, the Wild Ramp, and many more.WHAT: 2nd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair – Full list of live music line-up and vendor participants, plus Call for Volunteers
WHEN: Saturday, May 21st, 10AM-4PM
WHERE: The Wild Ramp, 555 14th St W, Huntington, WV 25704

SUBJECT: 1) Full List of Live Music Line-up and Vendors/Participants & 2) Call for Volunteers to help at, the 2nd Annual Huntington Sustainability Fair, May 21st @ The Wild Ramp, 10AM-4PMThe Huntington Sustainability Fair planning committee is pleased to announce our complete line-up of live music and area vendors/participants for the 2016 Fair (See Below).

“We are so thrilled with the level of participants, both quality and quantity, and hope our community residents are also. Come on out to the fair! A great time will be had by all,” said Denise Poole, co-coordinator.Tour DePATH is among our participants, and will again offer their annual bike ride along the Paul Ambrose Trail for Health. There are three route options: 4 miles, 10 miles, and 26 miles. There is no fee, and community cyclists of all ages are invited to participate. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The Huntington Sustainability Fair will be held Saturday, May 21st, in Huntington’s Central City.  This year, the fair will be held at The Wild Ramp and the Central City Gazebo.  This event will once again be free and open to the public.

VOLUNTEERS: We need you! The community is encouraged to take part. “We are in great need of helping hands leading up to and on the day of the fair,” said Eve Marcum-Atkinson of the MU Sustainability Dept. If you are interested in volunteering, please visit: www.HuntingtonSustainabilityFair.com.

Coordinators Denise Poole and Eve Marcum-Atkinson encourage everyone to come learn, listen to live local music, and have fun.

VENDORS/PARTICIPANTS LIST:
•       Appalachian Forest Herbs
•       Bamboozled
•       Beyond The Vale
•       Butt Load of Keepsakes
•       Cabell County Master Gardeners
•       Chickpeas Middle Eastern Foods
•       Citizens Climate Lobby
•       Common Grounds Shoppes
•       Composting/Noni Farms
•       Crackerjack Farms
•       Donna Hicks, artisan
•       Farm-To-Table Café’
•       Glass from the Past
•       Golden Ram
•       Goodwill Industries – electronic recycling
•       Ice Cream A Go-Go
•       It Works
•       League of Women Voters
•       Lindsey Wilson College
•       Modern Thinkers Gallery
•       Mount West Community College
•       MU Biological Sciences
•       MU BLOOME Project
•       MU Creek Geeks
•       MU Environmental Health and Safety
•       MU Sustainability Dept.
•       OVEC
•       Perennial Favorites
•       Poole’s Arts & Antiques
•       Rebel Farms
•       Resistor Rags And Wares
•       Scent From Heaven, Inc.
•       Solar Holler
•       Studio 8
•       Sustainable Living for WV
•       The Mountaineer Institute for Self-Reliance
•       The Wild Ramp
•       Totally Awesome Faces
•       Tour De PATH
•       West Virginia Highlands Conservancy
•       WV Dogs / 30 Mile Meal
•       WVCA
LIVE MUSIC LINE-UP:
Gazebo
10:00 am: Tour DePATH intro, question and answer, ride launch
10:30 am: Intro to fair
11-11:45am: 5$Red
12-12:45pm: The Settlement
1-1:45pm: Jerry Brooks and Marcus Oglesby
2-2:45: The Sugarbeats
3-3:45: The Shadowshaker Band
Out Back of Wild Ramp
10:30-10:50am: Katona Manisinger
11-11:45am: Joe Troubetaris and Keyamo Onoge
12-12:45pm: Jeremy Daniel Roberts
1-1:45pm: Danny Neal
2-2:45pm: Chris Sutton & Mark The Harp
3-3:45pm: Kayla Massie
The Huntington Sustainability Fair project is a cooperative effort by Sustainable Living for WV, the Marshall University Sustainability Department, the Wild Ramp, the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, the Old Central City Association, Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District, Tour DePATH and many more.
To make a tax deductible donation, please mail your check or money order to Sustainable Living for West Virginia, P.O. Box 2206, Huntington WV 25722. You can also contribute online at www.HuntingtonSustainabilityFair.com and www.sustainablelivingforwv.org. Proceeds go to help fund Huntington’s annual Sustainability Fair.
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