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Tuesday, April 29, free, all welcome


HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - (April 1, 2008) Carrying forth the momentum that will be generated by  International Earth Day Week, April 22-26, Tidewater Community College’s Office of Workforce Solutions invites local businesses and the general community to come out and learn about opportunities to incorporate green into daily work and life. TCC’s “Living Green Expo” will be held on Tuesday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Advanced Technology Center, TCC Virginia Beach Campus. This event is free and open to the public.

Numerous exhibitors including Green Alternatives, Clean Community Commission of Virginia Beach, Keep Norfolk Beautiful, Barnes & Noble College Bookstore at TCC, Home Depot and Sam’s Club will be on hand to share ecological techniques and ideas. 

Additionally, a panel of presenters will offer tips on how to incorporate “green” into work and life. Featured experts include Clark Nexsen’s Mike Padden, AIA LEED AP; Jeff Ainslie of Ainslie Widener/Tidewater Builders Association; and Tim Cole of Virginia Beach Public Schools.

For more information, contact Becky Yingling, TCC director of continuing education, 757-822-1402. For directions, visit




Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College - the largest provider of higher education and Workforce Solutions services in Hampton Roads - enrolls over 38,000 students annually, the second largest undergraduate student body in Virginia. The 35th largest community college in the nation, TCC is among the 20 fastest-growing large two-year institutions in the United States. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-six percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit