Green Building Guild of Yamhill County Announces “Tour, Taste, Talk” Event

The Green Building Guild of Yamhill County, an association of building professionals dedicated to the promotion of green building practices, have announced details of its 2nd annual Tour, Taste, Talk event. The event will feature a behind-the-scenes professionally guided tour of the on-going renovation of the Chehalem Cultural Center and a program with question and answer session, including the history of Central School building and the effects of the 1993 earthquake, details about building repairs, renovation, and LEED certification path, and planning for public spaces and the Chehalem Cultural District plan. Guests will also enjoy tastings of wine, cheese and dessert as part of this informative networking opportunity. The cost is $5 per person. Space is limited and reservations are recommended. Reservations and information at

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WHAT: 2nd Annual “Tour, Taste, Talk” Event

WHEN: April 21, 2011, 6 – 9 p.m.

WHERE: Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan, Newberg, OR 97132

RSVP: Green Building Guild of Yamhill County

The purpose of this annual event is to show off an exceptional Yamhill County green building project and bring the public and industry professionals together to get a better understanding of green building practices. The Chehalem Cultural Center is the highlight of this year’s program and a wonderful gathering place for the event. Green Building Guild of Yamhill County provides a public forum for the exchange of experience and information to advance the principles and practice of Green Building.

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Media Contact:

Wendy Stassens, Green Building Guild of Yamhill County Board Member