Lois Courchaine
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  • Concord, CA
  • United States
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Safe Medication Disposal Is Crucial. Please take two minutes to take this survey!

Public Input Needed   The misuse of prescription medication has become a serious public health issue in Contra Costa County and across the nation. We need your input to help identify the best methods…Continue

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Started Sep 20, 2016

Job Opportunity at the Greenbelt Alliance!

Job Opportunity! Greenbelt Program Director PositionThe Program Director leads Greenbelt Alliance’s Natural Landscapes and Local Farms & Ranches initiatives through which the organization works…Continue

Tags: Available, Job

Started Mar 13, 2015

Just Say NO...To GMOs!

GMOs – Going Against Nature? Editorial by Lois Courchaine There are always different sides to a story, and it’s no different with GMOs. For those of you that aren’t in the “know” about GMOs, the…Continue

Started Aug 5, 2013

Contra Costa Clean Water Initiative Fact Sheet
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 Protecting Clean WaterEach year, tons of harmful and dangerous pollutants, bacteria and trash are carried through our neighborhoods and enter local creeks, reservoirs, lakes, the Delta and Bay. As…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sundong Kwong Mar 31, 2012.

 

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Lois Courchaine is now friends with Carolyn Phinney and Julianna Oldroyd
Jul 10
Lois Courchaine posted a discussion

Safe Medication Disposal Is Crucial. Please take two minutes to take this survey!

Public Input Needed   The misuse of prescription medication has become a serious public health issue in Contra Costa County and across the nation. We need your input to help identify the best methods of disposing unused, expired or unwanted, and left-over prescription medication. If you are an adult resident of Contra Costa County, please take a moment to complete our survey on prescription drug disposal options by visiting:…See More
Sep 20, 2016
Lois Courchaine posted an event
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Bob Simmons Re-election Event at Shadelands Walnut Creek

August 30, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Come and join us to support Bob Simmons re-election campaign. We can't wait to see you there!See More
Aug 17, 2016
Lois Courchaine posted a discussion

Job Opportunity at the Greenbelt Alliance!

Job Opportunity! Greenbelt Program Director PositionThe Program Director leads Greenbelt Alliance’s Natural Landscapes and Local Farms & Ranches initiatives through which the organization works to protect the region’s 3.6 million-acre greenbelt of natural and working landscapes. This job is based in our San Francisco office.http://www.greenbelt.org/general/job-announcement-program-director/See More
Mar 13, 2015
Lois Courchaine posted a blog post

Koolaid to the Rescue...For Crafting Only Folks!

I adore doing crafty things, especially around the holidays. So when I was exploring ideas for Christmas tree decorations, I came across something really cool. Feathers! I decided that I would take some feathers left over from another project and make cool tree ornaments. There was one problem though…my feathers were orange and I needed red ones. Google to the rescue, and I found a recipe for dying feathers with-of all things-Koolaid!I went out and bought several packets of black cherry Koolaid…See More
Dec 3, 2013
Lois Courchaine is attending Sheila Hill's event
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Ban the Bag at City Council Meetings

November 5, 2013 at 7pm to November 19, 2013 at 7pm
Local governments are taking  action on this important issue with such a simple solution!  Find out what's happening in your city and how you can get involved!11/5 City Council to discuss in Walnut Creek.http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24429258/walnut-creek-councilman-works-repeal-smoking-rules-prevent#11/6 City Council to discuss in Martinez…See More
Nov 5, 2013
Lois Courchaine posted a discussion

Just Say NO...To GMOs!

GMOs – Going Against Nature? Editorial by Lois Courchaine There are always different sides to a story, and it’s no different with GMOs. For those of you that aren’t in the “know” about GMOs, the acronym stands for Genetically Modified Organisms. Defined as: “Plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals. These experimental combinations of genes from different species cannot occur in nature or in traditional…See More
Aug 5, 2013
Lois Courchaine posted an event

Contra Costa Safe Medications Disposal Forum at JFK University

July 18, 2013 from 6pm to 8pm
If you, or someone you know, is interested in making sure that unused medications are properly disposed and not misused or dumped; please join us at the Contra Costa Safe Medications Disposal Forum on July 18 at 6 pm at JFK University in Pleasant Hill, Room 209. Light refreshments will be served. More information? Email lois@wastediversion.org.See More
Jul 15, 2013
Lois Courchaine joined Cynthia Ruzzi's group
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Growing Together -- Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network

Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network is a countywide community working collectively to build a sustainable, local foodscape.See More
May 20, 2013
Lois Courchaine shared Jackie Lorenz's event on Facebook
Apr 23, 2013
Lois Courchaine is now friends with Katrina Nagle and Tina King Neuhausel
Feb 21, 2013
Lois Courchaine and Laurie Prindle are now friends
Feb 19, 2013
Lois Courchaine posted events
Aug 14, 2012
Lois Courchaine posted an event
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Central Contra Costa Solid Waste Authority Public Workshops at Walnut Creek City Hall Council Chambers

September 10, 2012 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Jul 31, 2012
Debby Flickinger and Lois Courchaine are now friends
Jul 4, 2012
Lois Courchaine posted events
Apr 2, 2012

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Koolaid to the Rescue...For Crafting Only Folks!

I adore doing crafty things, especially around the holidays. So when I was exploring ideas for Christmas tree decorations, I came across something really cool. Feathers! I decided that I would take some feathers left over from another project and make cool tree ornaments. There was one problem though…my feathers were orange and I needed red ones. Google to the rescue, and I found a recipe for dying feathers with-of all things-Koolaid!…

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Posted on December 3, 2013 at 4:07pm

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