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Breakfast and Ethical Action

  • Mar 10, 2013 · 9:30 AM
  • Univ. of MO Extension Center

Our pancake breakfast cooks will be crawling out of bed an hour earlier so they can have a hearty breakfast ready for you. Please reward their efforts by joining them at 9:30 CDT for a delicious start to your Sunday. It's a great opportunity to sit and visit, enjoy a leisurely breakfast, and support our building fund - a win-win-win for all. $5/adult and $1/child under 12.


Ethical Action Sunday: At 10:30, join in our letter-writing campaign to President Obama supporting his stance on climate change (see excerpt from the State of the Union below). We will provide a model letter, stationery/ envelopes and ensure they are mailed. Make your voice heard while socializing with ethical friends!

FISH Food Pantry collection – Bring your non-perishables this Sunday to help out right here in St. Charles County.

2013 State of the Union climate excerpt – President Barack Obama:

But for the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change. (Applause.) Now, it’s true that no single event makes a trend. But the fact is the 12 hottest years on record have all come in the last 15. Heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods -- all are now more frequent and more intense. We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy, and the most severe drought in decades, and the worst wildfires some states have ever seen were all just a freak coincidence. Or we can choose to believe in the overwhelming judgment of science -- and act before it’s too late. (Applause.) Now, the good news is we can make meaningful progress on this issue while driving strong economic growth. I urge this Congress to get together, pursue a bipartisan, market-based solution to climate change, like the one John McCain and Joe Lieberman worked on together a few years ago. But if Congress won’t act soon to protect future generations, I will. (Applause.) I will direct my Cabinet to come up with executive actions we can take, now and in the future, to reduce pollution, prepare our communities for the consequences of climate change, and speed the transition to more sustainable sources of energy.”

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  • Liz R.
    Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Jill A.
    Assistant Organizer,
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