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Oct 03 2023


6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Electrify Everything!

If you’ve been wondering how you can help prevent climate change, you’ll want to attend a free public program on Tuesday, Oct. 3 — and learn how to flip the switch to electricity as the power source for everything you use.
John Boonstra, a member of the Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network, will moderate the “Electrify Everything” event at Riverside Community Church, Fourth and State streets, Hood River. It runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and includes a potato bar dinner (donations requested).
The event will be the perfect opportunity to engage experts on the topic of transitioning your energy use to electricity.
The program will help Gorge residents learn how to reduce emissions, lower utility costs and improve indoor air quality.
Presenters include Brian Stewart of Electrify Now (, and Scott Shurtleff of Electrify PDX (
Columbia Gorge residents will also share from their efforts to decarbonize.
Other presenters include:

Lindsay McClure; Energy & Project Manager, Mid-Columbia Economic Development District

Eric Strid; Electrify Hood River Project, Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network and chair of the Hood River Energy Council

To register for the event, contact Riverside Church by Sept. 28 via email ( or by calling 541-386-1412. For more information, contact Boonstra at
The event is jointly sponsored by the Justice & Witness Team at Riverside Community Church in partnership with the Columbia Gorge Climate Action Network.

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