EnvironFocus Show and Tell September 10, 2016 – The Report

The third edition of EnvironFocus Show and Tell took place on September 10, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Express & Suite Mississauga, 40 Admiral Blvd, Mississauga, Ontario from 12 – 6pm. It was a successful event. It was a free, one of a kind, multicultural event. The event was very enlightening and entertaining as promised.

There was heartfelt, thought provoking Spoken Word Poetry by International Poet – Juliet ‘Kego Ume – Onyido and a very informative presentation by Emmanuel Ogunjobi from Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. There were also vendor presentations including presentations from the Interact club from Morning Star Middle School in Mississauga. The Interact club presented 3 green structural ideas that they had conceptualized and blew everyone away with their innovation and intelligence.

Participating Vendors included:

  • Interact Club Mississauga Airport Rotary 7080
  • Poetry 4 Change
  • African Moringer – Health and Wellness
  • CookieReads – Environment Focused Children books
  • Lilac Mannequin – Eco Jewelry
  • Fresh Farm Vegetables and Honey from Big R’Apple Farm in Brampton
  • Binols Homemade Bread
  • DidiK Makeup Cosmetics
  • Nyalen – African Health and Wellness products
  • Suya Paradise n Catering – Wholesome food
  • Hazel – Energy Saving App
  • Black 2 Eden – Body Creams and Soaps from naturally sourced ingredients
  • Kangen Water by Sege Shotunde

There was plenty of time to network, learn, buy and eat and win lots of prizes including free advanced screening passes to watch the movie – Deepwater Horizon, a true story about the BP oil spill of 2010 starring Academy Award nominated actors Mark Wahlberg and Kate Hudson. Other items won included signed movie posters – Courtesy of Elevation Pictures and TARO PR. Every attendee left the event with a giveaway. The BP oil spill and the relevance of oil rigs in our communities were discussed. Winners of the movie passes will share their thoughts on our social media pages after viewing the movie September 28, 2016. To read about EnvironFocus Perspective on the Deepwater Horizon Movie click HERE.

We would like to use this opportunity to give shout outs to our Sponsors: Whole Woman Network – Silver Sponsor, Planetriders Fitness Club – Online Sponsor and those Sponsors that have chosen to remain silent. Thank you for your continued support.

We would also like to thank the Morning Star Middle School teachers – Kiran Pothula and Khristophe Hart for their commitment to helping these children in the Interact Club to excel, Helene and Clem Burrowes for ensuring these children get the resources they need to be the best they can be and the Rotary Club – for coming out to support the Interact Club and the event.

Also, we would like to give a shout out to Ontario Sustainable Energy Association and the Green Energy Door Open event for promoting EnvironFocus Show and Tell. Click HERE to see pictures from the event.

For more pictures and event updates, check our twitter and Facebook pages at www.facebook.com/EnvironBuzz/ and Twitter @EnvironBuzz, Twitter @EnvironFocus. The next EnvironFocus Show and Tell will take place January 2017. Exact date will be announced soon.

For information about the EnvironFocus Show and Tell go to www.environfocus.com/show-tell/. For information about how to be a green vendor, visit: www.environfocus.com/green-vendors/. To see possible vendor ideas visit: www.environfocus.com/vendor-ideas/. To sponsor our event visit: http://www.environfocus.com/show-tell/sponsorshippackage/.  For more information about EnvironFocus and what we do visit: www.environfocus.com

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