October 2015

October 29, 2015

Envelope Stuffing for Year-end Appeal

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October 20, 2015

"Racing to Zero, In Pursuit of Zero Waste" - Sun 11/8, 3:00 pm


The movie, "Racing to Zero: In Pursuit of Zero Waste" is brought to you by the Ojai Valley Green Coalition in collaboration with E.J. Harrison & Sons - celebrating 50 years of service in the Ojai Valley!

Sunday, November 8 at the Ojai Art Center
113 S. Montgomery St., Ojai
3:00 to 5:00 pm (doors open at 2:30, we recommend arriving early)

See the trailer here: http://trash24.org.

This will be an Ojai Film Festival screening with a panel discussion. See: Ojai Film Festival Screening Calendar listing of the movie And, visit Ojai Film Festival for ticket purchases.

Also, free and open to the public is the Zero Waste Mini-expo in the art gallery from 2:30 to 6:00 pm.
Organic cake served 5-6pm while it lasts.

And, on Monday, November 9, or Thursday, November 12, between 10:00 am - 12 Noon, you can tour the E.J. Harrison & Sons Recycling Facility
OVGC members or Ojai City residents - $5.00
All other guests - $10.00
Very limited space - first come, first serve.
For answers to your questions, call (805) 669-8445.

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October 15, 2015

Business Member Spotlight: Kerry Miller Designer/Builder, Inc.

Business Member Spotlight: Kerry Miller Designer/Builder, Inc.

Ojai Valley Green Coalition business member Kerry Miller and his family moved to Ojai in1999. Since then he has used his considerable talents to establish his successful business, Kerry Miller Designer/Builder, Inc. Talents local theatre owner Khaled Alawar sought out when the historic Ojai Playhouse was damaged by a broken water main.

Raised in Texas, Kerry came to us from New Mexico where he attended University of New Mexico, receiving his BUS in sculpture. “Some of the other classes that I took there were solar energy, architecture, light and air pollution,” said Kerry, who enjoyed the woodworking skills that he used in the sculpture. “So after graduating I went into cabinetmaking.”

It was his artistic woodworking skills creating one-of-a-kind doors that drew the attention of a Corrales, New Mexico adobe home builder who hired him in 1980. Kerry earned his own contractor’s license a year later. Next he founded his own construction company specializing in custom doors, gates, fireplace mantles, cabinets, furniture, windows, stained, beveled and etched glass for homes and businesses in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe area.

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