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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Being "green" to the end


     I have always thought of myself as "green" but that was in a figurative sense. Now you can be be "green" in a literal sense. How would you like to grow into a tree after you die?  This is a Bios Urn, a completely biodegradable urn that contains a single tree seed. When planted, the tree seed is nourished by and absorbs the nutrients from the ashes. The urn itself is made from coconut shell and contains compacted peat and cellulose. The ashes are mixed with this, and the seed placed inside. You can even choose which type of tree you'd like to grow! This way I also might make it to 6 foot tall!

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  From Grassroots:

Soup’r Sundae Set for March 30th at Wilde Lake High School

SouprSundae

The Rotary Clubs of Howard County are hosting the sixth annual Soup’r Sundae, a family event featuring soups prepared by area restaurants, as a fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, March 30, from noon-2 p.m., in Wilde Lake High School, 5460 Trumpeter Road, Columbia, MD 21044. Howard County General Hospital is the presenting sponsor. Other sponsorships are still available.

Admission is $20 per adult and $5 per child under 12 and includes unlimited soup and bread and ice cream, which is being provided by Nestle Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream. There will be music and entertainment for children.

Tickets are at souprsundae.eventbrite.com or by contacting cathyvsmith@verizon.net. Tickets will also be available at the door for cash and checks made out to Grassroots.

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