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Join us for Go Green 2022! This FREE family-friendly Environmental Fair aims to show you how each small step you take can help reduce your carbon footprint at home, school and work and save money while doing so. Local businesses and nonprofits will provide information and items to help you live a more sustainable life.

** Be sure to enter to win a door prize – one will be awarded every 15 minutes, including a $250 gift certificate from Target! **

Exhibitors

Exhibitors will educate attendees on the environmental impact of their consumer actions and choices, and how making small changes can reduce household expenses.

Exhibitor registration is now closed. Check out our fantastic local organizations who will be at Go Green 2022!

Sponsorship

Thanks to our event sponsors for helping to make Go Green 2022! possible.

Event Champions: Ripple Glass, GFL, PCs for People, After the Harvest, ProShred and Secure e-Cycle and Sow Wild Natives.

Fair Sponsors

Event Boosters: Mad Hatter Compost Tea, Hillary Parker Thomas, Lulu’s Boutique, Mission Sustainability Commission, HyVee

Want to show that you care about the environment and promote your business? Sponsorship opportunities are available. All sponsors will be provided a booth, special recognition on promotional materials and a listing in the event program.

Sponsorship levels:

Monetary donations to help offset the costs of the event will be accepted any time leading up to and at the event. Sponsorship opportunities at the Event Champion Level are no longer available. Please contact Terri Baugh at gogreen2022info@gmail.com if you are interested in being a sponsor at the Event Booster level or making a donation.

  • Event Champion $500-$1,000+ – SPONSORS at this level will receive
    • Priority placement of booth space at Go Green 2022!
    • Name and logo on the reusable bags being given out the day of the event
    • Advertisement on the Environmental Fair website
    • Advertisement on the event program
  • Event Booster $100-$400 – SPONSORS at this level will receive
    • Priority placement of booth space at Go Green 2022!
    • Company name on the Environmental Fair website
    • Advertisement on the event program

Email Terri Baugh to become a sponsor.

Entertainment

Green Spirit Band

The Green Spirit Band – GSB is a long-standing regional vocal group with dynamic three-part harmonies, great solo voices accompanied by guitar, occasionally piano, penny whistle or recorder. Stan Slaughter, long-time Eco-Troubadour and school presenter, partners with his wife Linda Chubbuck and friend Judy Best to create delightful harmonies with beautiful, uplifting songs. “I’m From the Earth,” a rousing rock song by Slaughter, is also the title of their album together.

Children’s Activities

  • Face painting
  • Hands-on Station: Make milkweed balls to support migrating Monarch butterflies and plant Kansas wildflowers in egg cartons to support local pollinators
  • Imagination Station: How can these household items be reused?
  • E-Bike Station: Interact with an e-bike educator and her amazing wheels
  • Guessing Game: How many lids in a jar? Best guess will win a kid’s gardening tools set

Event Hosts

Go Green 2022! is brought to you by the Cities of: Fairway, Merriam, Mission, Mission Hills, Mission Woods, Prairie Village, Roeland Park, Westwood and Westwood Hills.

Email event Co-Chair Terri Baugh with questions gogreen2022info@gmail.com.

 

Event Date

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Schedule

9 AM: Doors Open

11 AM: The Green Spirit Band

Noon: Fair Ends

Location

Powell Community Center

6200 Martway Street Mission, KS

Electronics Recycling

PCs for People will be taking old computers and electronics, focusing on laptops, desktops and monitors and recycling them at the event. There is no need to remove or wipe hard drives ahead of time as they offer certified data destruction and recycling services. Fees apply for certain items. Learn more about this service.

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