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March 18, 2011

Republican Club

The Transylvania Republican Club will hold its monthly breakfast meeting on Saturday, March 19 at 8:30 a.m. at Hawg Wild Barbecue restaurant in Pisgah Forest. The guest speaker will be Transylvania County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins.

Republicans and Conservatives interested in learning more about the GOP and joining its cause for ethical and responsible government are all encouraged to attend. There will be a country-style breakfast buffet for $8; membership dues are $10.

Rotary Club Of Pisgah Forest

The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 23 at 8 a.m. at Glen Cannon Country Club.

The speaker for the meeting will be Kareem Arrushdi of Merrill Lynch and the club program chairman for March is Nick Sotirakopulos.

Our spring fundraiser, the 12th Annual Assault on the Carolinas bike race, will be held Saturday, April 9, beginning at 9 a.m. in downtown Brevard. Come out for a great ride, good food and great music. For more information, go to Your support is always welcome.

For information on Rotary service, contact: Don Mozley at 877-5820 e-mail or visit

Sierra Club

Pisgah Group

On Thursday, March 24, the Sierra Club Pisgah Group will feature ""Sex, Drugs and Global Warming: Exploring Links Between Population and the Environment"" presented by Jana Eilermann, who ties together women's rights, resource consumption, access to family planning and youth leadership. Her presentation echos the Sierra Club's Global Population and Environment Program, which addresses protecting the global environment and preserving natural resources for future generations via global reproductive health and sustainable development initiatives.

Eilermann is a student at Brevard College. Having previously lived in an area heavily impacted by the coal industry, She was driven to learn about environmental issues and begin activist work. She is an active member of BC Greens and a part of the Sierra Student Coalition, and was one of 11 students in the nation selected to attend a fellowship training in Washington, D.C. where she broadened her environmental understanding by addressing global population and environment.

The meeting will be held at the Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship Church on South Broad St. at Varsity St., one block south of the library.

There will be light refreshments with socializing at 7 p.m .; the meeting starts at 7:30. Non-members are welcome; Sierra Club meetings are open to all. For more information call 884-8611 or 884-8377.


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