The Green Apple Day of Service, which will take place on Saturday, September 27, gives parents, teachers, students, companies and local organizations the opportunity to transform schools into healthy, safe and productive learning environments through local service projects. Be sure to check out project ideas, pick up helpful event resources, read about last year's impact,find an event in your area, and register your 2014 project today!

Volunteers with the USGBC Florida Gulf Chapter are once again giving support and energy to this cause. We are proud of our Branches and our Emerging Professionals, whose volunteer captains will champion several events. As an example, check out this exciting project benefiting a local area middle school



Kudos to the Myakka River Branch's Emerging Professionals, who participated in CANstruction at the Westfield Southgate Mall. Their structure received the Smallest Footprint Award. Click here for the statistics on the EP's REALLY COOL CANstruction effort!



 Florida Gulf Coast's LEED Certified Projects

The following links represent Florida Gulf Coast’s LEED Certified projects statistics through August 18, 2014:
Congratulations Gulf Coast and all companies that had even the smallest hand in this ongoing market transformation. To learn more about LEED, click here. To join the Chapter family, click here.

Join Our Chapter Family

The US Green Building Council Florida Gulf Coast Chapter is a volunteer-governed and a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization. Our volunteer family is our lifeblood.

To learn about volunteer opportunities, click here. To learn about the programs offered at our three Branches, click on the Branch of interest below:


Upcoming Chapter and Branch Programs

10 Oct 2014 12:00 PM • Lee County Administration, First Floor Conference Room, 2115 Second Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
15 Oct 2014 12:00 PM • Crowley Services, 3301 Whitfield Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34243
15 Oct 2014 5:30 PM • USF Downtown St. Petersburg Campus, 140 Harborwalk Avenue South, St. Petersburg FL 33701 -- University Student Center
20 Oct 2014 • New Orleans, Louisiana
05 Nov 2014 8:00 AM • Tampa Bay Trane, 902 North Himes Avenue, Tampa, FL 33609
12 Nov 2014 6:00 PM • SAR Auditorium, 2320 Cattleman Rd., Sarasota, FL 34232
13 Nov 2014 6:00 PM • Straz Center on the downtown Tampa Riverwalk

USGBC Mid-Year Meetings

The USGBC conducts annual mid-year meetings for its Chapters and volunteer and staff leadership, and our President, Lacey Willard, attended on behalf of the Florida Gulf Coast Chapter. 
Check out her assessment of the meetings.


USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, c/o Florida Atlantic University, College of Engineering and Computer Science,
777 Glades Road, Room EE 329, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991, / 561-373-7367
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