[GSBN] Congressional briefing most popular download
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Thu Jan 15 20:38:02 CST 2009
I¹m currently working on #60 and a couple of other issues of The Last Straw
journal. I would like to receive the newsletter and any other information
you want to share about what¹s happening in Belgium, your efforts and
others. Would that be possible?
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on 1/15/09 5:19 PM, Geert Goffin at geert.goffin at telenet.be wrote:
> RE: Congressional Briefing on Straw Bale Construction
> Hello GSBN community,
> I want to post a reaction of admiration for the enormous impact of this small
> Ecohouse: what a right time-right place-effect for the awareness on Natural
> Building and Strawbale Building!
> Okay, Riemst as the next ESBG-location is not Washington DC, it is a rather
> small village in the small country Belgium, I know. And okay, we don't have in
> August an Inauguration of an Obama-president with millions of visitors, I
> know... But we do have the "yes, we can"-spirit! How? Well, a small example
> with a great impact for strawbale building in Belgium = our local provincial
> government is starting a sensibilitycampaign about insulation going over three
> years and they have contacted us to launch this campaign during the ESBG! All
> bits help, no?
> The news about your awareness-work, also on a governmental level, is inspiring
> me to just go knocking on some doors - Riemst is part of the Euregio, a mini
> european grouping of 5 border-regions in 3 countries with 3 languages , so why
> not trying to ask for support or funding for our international gathering? And
> why not trying in Brussels, the capital of the EU, only one hour driving from
> Riemst... Yes, we can!?
> Best straw-wishes for 2009
> PS: I am working on the first newsletter with more information about the ESBG
> 2009 - doming soon!
> Geert Goffin
> Casa Calida vzw
> Strobouwplatform België
> 0032-(0)12-213 297
> www.casacalida.be <http://www.casacalida.be>
> info at casacalida.be
> geert.goffin at telenet.be
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