The Richmond Register

February 2, 2013

Sustainable Berea conducts monthly meeting Feb. 5

Special to the Register

BEREA — Sustainable Berea will conduct its monthly meeting Tuesday evening at the Friends Meeting House, 300 Harrison Road. A potluck is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 7 p.m.

Ronald Meissen, senior director of sustainability for Baxter Healthcare Corp. of Illinois, will give a presentation about “cities and sustainability and the impact of climate change.”

Baxter Healthcare has been recognized as one of the “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.”

In the Green Rankings of U.S. companies, Baxter was No. 1 in the health care sector, according to information provided by Sustainable Berea.

New projects Sustainable Berea will be introducing include Adopt-a-Potato, Seed Saving Library and Edible Streets Project.

For details, call 985-1689, email or visit