POSTPONED DUE TO ANTICIPATED WINTER STORM
Join us for tours of three Green Building properties to learn about their environmental practices that go way beyond recycling! We’ll start with lunch at the Hotel Floyd then drive to the other tour sites (we can coordinate ride sharing from the hotel).
Hotel Floyd is a 40-room boutique hotel built in 2007 and expanded in 2014 using the latest green technologies and sustainable building materials and furnishings. Hotel Floyd is a designated “Virginia Green Lodging” establishment. Learn about their various green features, from state-of-the-art heating & cooling, to eco-friendly paints and fabrics, with each aspect reflecting the hotel’s commitment to thoughtful choices for a sustainable future.
300 Rick Lewis Way Floyd, VA 24091 Phone: 1.540.745.6080
Wall Residences provides residential support to individuals ages five to 90 and over with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They have facilities in ten locations in Virginia. They’re Floyd offices are LEED Gold certified by the United States Green Building Council and we’ll get to see the many features of this unique building that contribute to this designation.
718 Franklin Pike, Floyd, VA 24091
EcoVillage is an intentional community focused on bringing together people who want to live and work in an environment that encourages sustainability, personal growth and lifelong learning is coming to the New River Valley. The 75-acre property includes residential homes, a Community Events Center, a group-oriented campground, a lodge, and a sustainable farm and farm store.
188 EcoVillage Trail ~ Floyd, Va 24091
Cost: $25 VRA members, $40 non-members
11:00 Hotel Floyd – lunch, networking and speaker
12:15 Depart for Walls Residences Administrative Offices
12:30 Tour of Wall Residences Administrative Offices and Eco Village guided by Maggie Hessinger, Event Manager
1:45 Tour Hotel Floyd
Want to spend the night to attend the Southwest Virginia Solid Waste Management Association meeting? Hotel Floyd is offering hotel rooms on Monday and Tuesday nights. Mention VRA for a 10% rate discount. Click here or call 540.745.6080 to reserve a hotel room .
Tuesday, December 11, 2018