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 October 3-4, 2014  Wellness and Water III

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Pre-registration ends September 29. You may pay at the door, but fees are higher and you are not guaranteed meals.

Join us for Wellness and Water III, held at Village Chapel Presbyterian Church, located at 3818 Venable Ave., Charleston, WV 25304. (add hotlinks for directions, and the artists)

Wellness and Water 2014 will feature a Friday evening concert/fundraiser headlined by Andrew McKnight, plus Colleen Anderson and George Castelle. Doors open 6 p.m. Concert 7 - 10 p.m.

The full program on Saturday is packed with informational presentations addressing drinking water impacts and health problems associated with mountaintop removal coal mining, unconventional gas drilling, and chemical storage facilities (think MCHM and the Elk River water supply). Doors open 8 a.m. Program begins at 9 a.m.

Concerned citizens, educators, health professionals, and elected officials are all invited to attend as allies to achieving a common goal - the recognition that clean water is a basic human need and right. (List of keynote speakers below.)

We’re all in this together. Come … be a part of the solution.

Pre-registration fees:

Friday night concert only: $15 (reception included)

Saturday events only: $40 (includes lunch)

Fri. & Sat.: $50 (includes reception, lunch)


At-door registration:

Friday night only: $20 (reception not guaranteed)

Saturday events only: $55 (lunch not guaranteed)

Fri. & Sat.: $55, if paid Friday night (Friday reception availability and Saturday lunch not guaranteed)

Keynote Speakers:

Rahul Gupta MD, MPH, FACP

Serving as Health Officer and Executive Director at Kanawha-Charleston Health Department, WV resident Dr. Gupta has authored numerous publications in medicine and public health. He is an adjunct clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at WVU’s School of Medicine and adjunct Associate Professor at the Univ. of Charleston’s School of Pharmacy. He also serves as medical consultant and teaching staff member at Charleston Area Medical Center hospital and is a volunteer physician at the West Virginia Health Right Clinic in Charleston.

Helen Slottje, 2014 North America Goldman Prize winner

Using a clause in the state constitution that gives municipalities the right to make local land use decisions, Helen Slottje provided pro-bono legal assistance, helping towns across New York (her home state) defend themselves from oil and gas companies by passing local bans on fracking.

Maria Gunnoe, 2009 North America Goldman Prize winner

Maria Gunnoe, Community Organizer and Media Spokesperson: Maria is an OVEC organizer in Boone County, WV — where she and her family have lived for generations — but her work extends far beyond the county’s borders. In 2009, Maria received the Goldman Environmental Prize for North America, the Nobel of environmental awards. In 2012, she won the Wallenberg Medal.

For more information, contact Julie at 304-346-5891 or Bill at 304-389-8822, or e-mail: info@ohvec.org.



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Cost of the event includes light morning refreshments, beverages and lunch onsite. 


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Submitting this form allows you to register one person at a time for either the concert, conference or both events.


If you would like to make an additional donation in support of scholarships for this event please enter it here. If you cannot attend but would still like to support this event click here to DONATE NOW and write Wellness and Water III in the notes field.

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