In This Issue
HEC Met Our Match with Jack Johnson
Join us on November 16th
HEC's Workshops on Livestock Ag
New Matching Gift Opportunity
HEC Donor Spotlight
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HEC, Thanks to You, Wins a Matching Grant from Singer-Songwriter, Jack Johnson

A big "Mahalo" to everyone who donated to HEC as part of the 2013 Jack Johnson's Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation challenge. We exceeded our goal of $2,500 in donations, so we will receive the entire $2,500 matching grant!  And, thank you, Jack Johnson!!!    
Register for Nov. 16th! Learn About Leading Environmental Issues in Indiana and Network with Like-Minded People!  
greenhouse3 If you care about keeping our air and water safe from factory farm pollution, powering our state by clean energy sources, and fostering more mass transit in Indiana, then don't forget to register for November 16th - HEC's 6th Annual Greening the Statehouse forum.  It's your chance to hear engaging, informative discussions on these issues, and interact with leading policy experts and legislators. 

Don't miss this opportunity to hear our keynote speaker John Tuma, a dynamic former legislator from Minnesota, discuss a bi-partisan path to foster a healthier and more sustainable vision of livestock agriculture.  

November 16th is also your chance to network with more than twenty-five green-minded organizations and businesses over a light breakfast and lunch, which are included in your ticket price.  We look forward to your being a part of this special day, which drew a record-breaking 330 people last year! 

IUPUI is offering discounted parking for Greening the Statehouse participants.  If you want a $5.00 parking pass, check the box on the registration form. To be eligible for this discount, please register no later than 4pm on Tues., Nov 12.

For more information, please contact Falon French.  
HEC's Workshops on Industrial Livestock Agriculture Continue into 2014

Attorney Dave Brinley speaking about the work of his community group in Decatur County at our Kosciusko County workshop

From Carroll County to Decatur, Hoosier Environmental Council has been on the road hosting workshops and talking to Hoosiers about  industrial livestock agriculture.  These workshops aim to educate interested citizens about the effects of industrial livestock operations on the environment and human health, alternative farming methods, and how to take action on this issue locally.   


Upcoming workshops will be held in Blackford and Randolph Counties in early 2014, but we are always looking for new locations.  If you would like to bring an industrial livestock farming workshop to your community or share your CAFO / CFO experience, please contact HEC's Amelia Vohs.   


For more information on upcoming workshops visit or like our new Facebook page devoted to this project!   


And please take action to protect communities from CAFO pollution by emailing your legislators about the most troubling proposed constitutional amendment that HEC has encountered, known as "Right to Hunt and Fish" or "Right to Farm." 

Your Gift Will Be Doubled by Supporting Our Efforts to Protect Communities from Coal Pollution 

At this special time of year, we're very grateful for friends like you, who support Indiana's environment through your advocacy, way of living, and generosity to HEC.  

Please consider a tax-deductible donation to help us carry out important, new HEC work to protect communities from pollution caused by coal ash and coal mining.  

Any gift that you designate for our coal work will be doubled if received by December 9th! Donate now. THANK YOU!  
HEC Donor Spotlight

Sue Eleuterio, of Highland, Indiana is an avid biker and nature enthusiast, who supports many philanthropic causes with her husband, Tom Sourlis.  Sue supports us, because, "HEC offers Hoosiers to the opportunity to collaborate through advocacy, action, and education on improving the quality of the air and water we, our families, and our neighbors breathe and drink every day."

Thank you, Sue and Tom!

Please join great supporters like Sue and Tom in
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