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Environmental Technical Training Program

Environmental Technical Training Program (ETTP): Turning Lawrence's Environmental Challenges into Educational & Career Opportunities

Graduates First Class, Second Currently in Session, Third Now Open for Enrollment

CLASSES START JULY 7TH. REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 27TH.

A growing partnership between the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board (MVWIB) and Groundwork Lawrence (GWL) is turning Lawrence’s environmental challenges into opportunities!

"By making an investment in the city, he made an investment in me."

"By making an investment in the city, he made an investment in me." Green Team member Rosa makes memorable speech on 4/30.

Last Wednesday, one of our High School students on the Green Team, Rosa Diaz, had the opportunity to make a speech in front of a room of state and local leaders and introduce Governor Patrick. Her speech was mas magnificent and the energy in the room after her remarks was tangible. We are so proud of Rosa and all of our students on the Green Team and are continually impressed with the way they represent themselves, Lawrence, and Groundwork.

FREE Bike Repair by BiciCocina at Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day!

If you bring or ride your bike to Earth Day, Comcast Cares Day, BiciCocina will tune it up for free! They will also be accepting bike donations! So, if you have bikes in your basements or garages that you'd like to put towards a good cause, come donate them! Check out BiciCocina on Facebook for more details: http://www.facebook.com/LawrenceBiciCocina.

Thank You to Everyone Who Made Whole Foods' Community Giving Day a Success!

We are so thankful to all of you who showed support for Groundwork Lawrence by getting some shopping done at Whole Foods Andover on Community Giving Day! As many of you know, Whole Foods Andover generously donated 5% of their net sales on March 19th to Groundwork Lawrence for a grand total of $4,257! This is a great example of how cross sector organizations can come together for change. From all of us at Groundwork Lawrence, a HUGE thank you to all you shoppers and Whole Foods Andover!

Next Step Living Home Energy Assesments

Next Step living is a Boston based organization committed to improving household energy efficiency by taking simple, manageable steps. Their initiatives include home energy assessments, weatherization work, solar panel information and installation and providing expert advice on other ways to reduce energy use, become more sustainable and even save some money!

Next Step Living has partnered with Groundwork Lawrence to give homeowners an even bigger incentive to get a home energy assessment. For every