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Greenbelt Cooperative Alliance
Did you know that there are eight cooperatives plus four incubator coops serving the Greenbelt community? If you want to learn more about how Greenbelt cooperatives work together, you've come to the right place. Stay tuned to this page for news and upcoming events sponsored by the Greenbelt Cooperative Alliance (GCA).
October is National Co-op Month
Cooperatives throughout the country have been celebrating October Co-op Month since 1964, when it was proclaimed a national event. October Co-op Month provides an excellent opportunity for cooperatives to educate the public, opinion leaders and their members about the many advantages of cooperative membership. Here is a sample of last year's events!
Oct 4: 4-7pm, Wine Tasting. Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy, 121 Centerway
Oct. 5-6: 2-5pm, Greenbelt Studio Artist Tour. Starts at New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway
Oct. 6: 1 to 3pm, GHI Members Picnic, Greenbelt Homes, Inc. administration building, 1 Hamilton Place
Oct. 8: 7 to 8pm, Sugar Blues: Making the Switch to Sweet Veggies & Natural Sweeteners sponsored by the Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy, Greenbelt Youth Center, RSVP required
Oct. 9: 5 to 7pm, Healthy Happy Hour - Pumpkin Spice Smoothie & Healthnotes tutorial, Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy, 121 Centerway
Oct. 10: 10:30-11:30am, Radio interview with Leta Mach and Vernon Oakes, President of the National Association of Housing Cooperatives, on best practices and programs centered around cooperatives, tune into WOL 1450 AM Radio.
Oct. 10: 7:30 to 9 pm, Cooperative Child Care in Franklin Park educational event. Screening and discussion of two short films: "The ABCs of Cooperative Childcare" and "Democracy in the Workplace." Academy 8 Theaters, Beltway Plaza, 6198 Greenbelt Rd
Oct. 11: 4 to 7pm, Wine Tasting. Sample wines from French cooperative vineyards, Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy, 121 Centerway
Oct. 12: 10:30 am to noon, Worker-owned Cooperatives Create Jobs. Screening and discussion of two short films: “Democracy in the Workplace” and “How the Worker-owners of Union Cab Govern Themselves.” Old Greenbelt Theatre, 129 Centerway
Oct. 14 to 18: Greenbelt Federal Credit Union celebrates Credit Union Week
Oct. 15: 7:30 to 9:30pm, GHI sponsors City Council Candidates’ Forum. City of Greenbelt Municipal Building
Oct. 17: 9 am to 2pm, Credit Union Day - Refreshments will be served. Greenbelt Federal Credit Union, 112 Centerway.
Oct 18: 4 to 7pm, Wine Tasting. Sample wines from Port of Leonardtown cooperative winery, Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy, 121 Centerway
Oct. 19: 9am to noon, Greenbelt Federal Credit Union Shredding Event, behind the credit union. 112 Centerway
Oct. 19: 2 to 4pm, Co-opoly Board Game at the New Deal Café. 113 Centerway
Oct 25: 4-7pm, Wine Tasting. Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket & Pharmacy, 121 Centerway
Oct. 27: 10 am to 2pm, Greenbelt Cooperative Alliance Booth at Greenbelt Farmers Market. Co-op info, button making and jack o'lantern pumpkin project for the kids. parking lot of the Municipal Building
Oct 30: 5 to 7pm, Wine Tasting, Food Demo & Co-op Patron Appreciation Day. Savor wines from Alsatian cooperative vineyards while sampling 2 dishes with the themed ingredient - apple. Save 5% on purchases, Greenbelt Co-op Supermarket, 121 Centerway
News & Events
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