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Frisco Town Council Signs Proclamation to Support Earth Hour

On February 26 Frisco Town Council signed the Earth Hour proclamation, committing to support Earth Hour on March 23, 2013.  The Town of Frisco encourages all citizens and town employees to turn off all non-essential lighting in buildings for the hour between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. on March 23 to conserve energy and raise awareness about global climate change as part of the town-wide conservation event: Earth Hour Frisco.

“Local resident Patrick Paden really brought attention to Earth Hour in Summit County five plus years ago now.  Turning out lights for this hour is a great way to show support for this global event, and to commit to finding other ways to reduce and conserve resources in our daily lives,” said Jocelyn Mills, Frisco Community Development Director.

Earth Hour is the single,territories to switch lights off for an hour as a massive show of concern for the environment.largest, symbolic mass participation event in the world.  Earth Hour now inspires a global community of millions of people in 7001 cities and towns across 152 countries and

Earth Hour began in Sydney, Australia in 2007 when 2.2 million people took a stand against climate change by turning off their lights in homes and businesses.  But that was only the start, and in 2011, over 1.8 billion people in 135 countries across every continent officially switched off to pledge their support for the planet.  The Town of Frisco has been supporting local Earth Hour efforts since 2010.  For more information on Earth Hour, please visit www.earthhour.org.

For more information please contact Executive Assistant, Brodie Boilard at (970) 668-9126 or brodieb@townoffrisco.com.

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