The Central Piedmont Group of the NC Chapter of the Sierra Club is one of the largest groups in North Carolina, representing the environmental communities for Anson, Cabarrus, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Stanly, Rowan and Union counties. The group is active in providing environmental educational programs, influencing local policy issues related to the environment and leading great hikes! Unless otherwise noted on the website ( http://charlottesierraclub.org/ ), monthly meetings generally take place the fourth Wednesday of the month beginning at 7:00 PM at the Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Ave., Charlotte, NC, 28203. (Pizza and socializing at 6:30.) For additional information contact Steve Copulsky at firstname.lastname@example.org.