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Apr 142011

From Green Right Now Reports

Learn more about how local leaders are greening the area at the inaugural meeting of the Central Illinois Green Business Network. The event is set for Tuesday, April 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 301 N. Neil in Champaign on the 4th floor of M2 on Neil.

All green-minded business operators and employees are invited to this free gathering to bring together green entrepreneurs. Food and drinks will be provided and there will be a short presentation. Businesses can get $50 off the IGBN certification fee by attending.

The Central Illinois Green Business Network is hosted by the Illinois Green Business Association (IGBA), a non-profit organization that offers a green business program to help businesses go green in a transparent and organized manner.

In operation more than two years, the IGBA has worked with 30 businesses, the majority in Champaign County, as well as several in the Bloomington-Normal area.