Want to go "green" at home? Ask a professional landscaper over lunch

Want to go "green" at home? Ask a professional landscaper over lunch
October 15, 2008

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094

Community residents can learn how to be more “green” with tips from a professional landscaper and enjoy a complimentary lunch during Benedictine University’s “Lunch with Landscapers” from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 23 on the second floor of the Krasa Student Center. Jim Kleinwachter, a land protection specialist with The Conservation Foundation administrative headquarters, will give a lecture on how to be more “green” and “sustainable” at home. Topics will include rain gardens, rain barrels, native plantings and other things you can do to make your home more environmentally-friendly. A “green” lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation will begin at 11:50 a.m. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. The free event is sponsored by the Office of Campus Services at Benedictine University. Guests will receive a thank-you gift for attending and be eligible to win prizes. Space is limited and guests must R.S.V.P. to Liz Hill at ehill@ben.edu or by calling (630) 829-6004.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.