Community-Wide Earth Day Celebration Saturday, April 16
3000 E. College Ave. • Appleton 9am-3pm • Come rain or shine Activities will be under tents: • Learn how to make a rain barrel and many more exhibits and presentations! • Bring the kids for fun, educational activities! • It’s a FREE event!
WISHING YOU A HAPPY EARTH DAY WI-5001281431
Celebrating our partnership together to create affordable homeownership for low income families. WI-5001286853
Earth Day Every Day
CHECK OUT OUR “GREEN TEAM” ON EARTH DAY
2011 Prius Hybrid
2011 Camry Hybrid
2011 Highlander Hybrid
Now and for future generations with the Environmental Stewardship Fund
Supporter Kolosso Toyota-Scion is a Proud of “HABITAT FOR HUMANITY” www.kolossotoyota.com • www.kolossoscion.com
3000 W. Wisconsin Ave. • Appleton • 866-833-1576
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Appleton Solar, LLC Backyard Organics Bead for Life Bergstrom Berhoff Homes, LLC Black-Haak Heating, Inc.; B’Well Chiropractic & Health Services Community Garden Partnership Distinctive Renovations Dryer Vent Wizard of Northeast Wisconsin Earth Sense Energy Systems, Inc. ECOS-Fox Valley E Energy Incentives from WE Energies E Energy MD E Fox River Academy F Fox Valley Sierra Group F Fox Valley Technical College - Agriculture F
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The ReStore is now accepting furniture & appliance donations! Drop off or pick ups available. Go to AppletonReStore.org or contact the Donation Hotline at 920.967.8907
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Forums • 9 a.m. - Basics of Solar Electricity. Appleton Solar, LLC • 10 a.m. - How to make a Rain Barrel. Fox River Academy Rain Barrel Program • 11 a.m. - Sustainability 101. Sustainable Fox Valley • 12 p.m. - Practical Energy Saving Tips. Energy Incentives from WE Energies • 1 p.m. - Raised Bed Gardening. Kathy Erm, Outagamie County Master Gardener • 2 p.m. - Renewable Energy. Midwest Renewable Energy Association
Raffle Win this repurposed warehouse cart coffee table or other volunteer-made repurposed items!
Find a broad selection of building supplies, furniture, plumbing fixtures, flooring, appliances, lighting solutions, tools, paint and much more! We can help you find just the right items to fit your needs. We are operated by the Greater Fox Cities Area Habitat for Humanity — 100 percent of our proceeds go directly to providing decent, safe, affordable housing for those in need in our community. Donations Needed Do you have left over materials from your home improvement project? Furniture you no longer need? We are always looking for good quality donations as well! When you donate to Habitat ReStore, you enjoy a tax deduction, help provide our community with a source of
low-cost materials for home improvement, and reduce materials going to landfills. We can even pick up your donation if needed! Reasons to donate: • Donations are tax deductible • Reduces clutter at home • Saves on disposal, hauling costs • Diverts waste from landfills • An ideal source that provides affordable building materials to all homeowners Volunteers Wanted We are always seeking volunteers to help us in our store. If you are looking for a great cause to help the community, check out our volunteering options at www. AppletonReStore.org.
Appleton ReStore’s 5th Anniversary November, 2010 we celebrated the 5th anniversary of the Appleton ReStore’s opening. Since 2005, through the tremendous efforts of the ReStore volunteers, donors and shoppers: • 3.2 million pounds of materials have been diverted from local landfills • 18,000 individuals have donated items to the ReStore • Over 1,000 businesses have donated materials to the ReStore • $100,000 income has been generated through the ReStore’s recycling program • Over $350,000 in product has been salvaged through deconstruction projects • $2.3 million in total sales
SATURDAY, APRIL 16 ONLY!
50% OFF! ALL DONATED 25% OFF! ITEMS WINDOWS & DOORS
Kolosso Toyota Toyota-Scion Scion of Appleton is a proud supporter of Habitat for Humanity.
Biodiesel Generators The School District of Westfield is a pioneer in alternative energies. They use waste vegetable oil from local businesses and convert it into biofuel to be used in their school buses. They will have a biodiesel bus and for the second year will be providing all electricity for the event with their biodiesel biod bi odie iese sel el generators. g ne ge nera rato tors rs..
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Outagamie County Recycling
3000 E. College Avenue Appleton
Recycle More Landﬁll Less!
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2537 S. Oneida Street I Appleton, WI I 920-731-1172 Locally Owned & Operated for Over 30 Years
Thank You Habitat for Humanity for naming us 2011 PARTNER OF THE YEAR!
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