Published August 8, 2008


Take your Spare the Air Program to the next level. Join the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for a Spare the Air Employer Summit on Tuesday, August 19th. The Spare the Air program is administered by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

"Blue" Your Business
If you are a Bay Area business interested in protecting air quality and the climate by participating in a Spare the Air program, plan on attending the Spare the Air Employer Summit on Tuesday, August 19, 2008. This free summit will be held from 8:00 am to 10:30 am at Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean in Oakland. Learn how to "blue" your business by starting or enhancing a clean air program at your workplace. Hear a panel of employers share their best practices, and get tips on how to save energy and money for your company and employees. Representatives from the Clif Bar & Company, Elder Creek Landscapes, Genentech and Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean will share their best practices and tips on how to create and operate successful programs. Attendees can also speak with employers and learn about their experience as participants in a variety of benefit programs such as Guaranteed Ride Home, 511, green business initiatives and more.

You can register for the summit at: www.sparetheair.org/employers/summit.htm. Details on the event program and featured presentations are available at this site as well. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with employer representatives and Air District personnel, and to learn about the benefits of protecting air quality and the climate.

Additional Information
Additional information is available on the summit and the Spare the Air program. Please feel free to use the contact information below for details.

Contact Information
Ayaka Emoto
Allison & Partners
505 Sansome Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, California 94111
(415) 277-4915  phone     (415) 928-8560  fax     ayaka@allisonpr.com  e-mail     www.sparetheair.org    WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW