The Grass Roots Environmental Action Team (GREAT), a gathering of Barton, Pawnee and Rush County residents, presents a series of environmental films January through April, in Great Bend and Larned. This film series is free to the public. Films and schedule are:
FEBRUARY- “Hungry Tide” follows a Pacific Island woman’s struggle to alert the world to the plight of her homeland’s vulnerability to sea level rise as the ocean takes more and more of her tiny island nation.
Great Bend: at 7p.m. on Monday 18th at the Front Door
MARCH- “Journey of the Universe” creates a sense of wonder of the mystery, complexity and connectedness permeating the story of Earth, Universe and humankind’s place within that wonderful story.
Larned: at 7 p.m. on Thursday 14th and at 2 p.m. on Saturday 16th at the Jordaan Library-
Great Bend: at 6:15 p.m. on Friday 22nd at the Dominican Sisters Convent- and at 7 p.m. on Monday 25th at the Great Bend Public Library-, 1409 Williams
APRIL- “Genetic Roulette” investigates the effects of genetically modified foods on human health.
Larned: at 7p.m. on Thursday 11th and at 2 p.m. on Saturday 13th at the Jordaan Library
Great Bend: at 7pm. on Monday 15th at the Front Door
The Grass Roots Environmental Action Team meets monthly to explore and study environmental issues and concerns affecting central and western Kansas. They come from diverse backgrounds of education, religion, business, government, agriculture and health care. They offer educational events that encourage individual and group responses to governmental policies. Their goal is to pass on a clean and productive natural environment for future generations. For more information about GREAT or the films, please call Sister Terry at 620-923-4585 or Sister Jolene at 620-792-1232 during regular business hours.