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Wilson College Hosts April 9 Meeting of Franklin Renewable Energy Group

Posted: April 4, 2012

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Wilson College will host the monthly meeting of Franklin Renewable Energy (FRE), an association dedicated to educating and informing the public about renewable energy, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, in Warfield Hall’s Allen Auditorium.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE:
April 2, 2012
CONTACT: Chris Mayer, Fulton Center for Sustainable Living
Phone: 717-264-4141, Ext. 3247
Email: christine.mayer@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Wilson College will host the monthly meeting of Franklin Renewable Energy (FRE), an association dedicated to educating and informing the public about renewable energy, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, in Warfield Hall’s Allen Auditorium. There will be potluck desserts and snacks at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7. The meeting is free and open to the public.

This meeting will focus on financing options for upgrading home energy systems. Speakers include Bob Moser and Duane Bock of First National Bank of Mercersburg, who will discuss local financing options and considerations; and Ken Yeager of AFC First (Allentown), who will talk about Pennsylvania’s Keystone Home Energy Loan Program (HELP). Yeager will answer questions about who is eligible for the program, who is allowed to perform the work, what improvements are eligible and how to apply for a HELP loan.

Franklin Renewable Energy is being hosted by Wilson’s Fulton Center for Sustainable Living to provide information and a forum for discussion about such subjects as renewable energy production, energy efficiency and sustainable living through monthly meetings, educational seminars and energy fairs like Wilson’s popular “Energy and You” workshops.

For more information, contact FCSL Program Manager Chris Mayer at 717-264-4141, Ext. 3247, or christine.mayer@wilson.edu.

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Founded in 1869, Wilson College is a liberal arts college dedicated to the education of women. Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pa. Wilson offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 areas and master’s degrees in education and the humanities. The college’s 2011-12 enrollment in the College for Women and the Adult Degree Programs is 746 and includes 21 students from 10 foreign countries. Visit www.wilson.edu to learn more.

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Last Updated: April 4, 2012