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Green Check Pilot Program Wins Green Initiative Award

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By Noel Osborn, Outreach Specialist, Bluegrass Greensource   Commerce Lexington recently held its annual Salute to Small Business Awards. One of the 8 awards presented, the Green Initiative Award, honors small businesses that have prioritized the implementation of sustainable practices. According to the official criteria, demonstrated practices must include; “written policies, goals and metrics for green […]

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School Spotlight: Eastern Second Graders Investigate Alternative Forms of Energy

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By Melissa Smedley, Second Grade Teacher, Eastern Elementary School, Georgetown In Science class, second graders at Eastern Elementary School have been taught about alternative forms of energy. They have discussed natural energy sources including water, wind, and the sun. This study, however, took on a very real and delicious meaning to second graders this week. […]