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Thursday, December 20, 2007

New Year's Eve: Party with a Purpose

Here's a cool way to celebrate New Year's Eve and help some great nonprofits:
Join the "Party with a Purpose" on New Year's Eve to help the Environment

Mexicali Blues will host the second annual New Year's Eve "Party with a Purpose" to raise funds for two long-established environmental organizations, EarthEcho International and Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and are co-sponsoring the party, which begins at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31 at the Clarendon restaurant, 2933 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

This event will offer a great opportunity to bring in the New Year and benefit the environment. is the country's leading carbon reduction and offset organization. Carbon offsets enable individuals and businesses to reduce carbon dioxide emissions that they are responsible for in their everyday lives by supporting renewable energy, energy efficiency and reforestation projects where they are most cost effective.

EarthEcho International, founded by Alexandria and Phillipe Cousteau, grandchildren of legendary explorer Jacques Cousteau, uses media, experiences, and storytelling to empower people to use information that can restore and protect the ocean and freshwater systems that sustain life on Earth.

Tickets for the event are $100. For information about the event, to purchase tickets or to make a donation, please contact Sona Virdi.

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