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2019 Chair

Dr. JaimeLee I. Rizzo
Pace University
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
New York, NY, 10038
Phone: 212-346-1761

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St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
Fax 516-883-4003

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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

"Take Note: The Chemistry of Paper."
2019 Earth Week Events
Saturday April 27, 2019

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The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will be celebrating Earth Day 2019 with the variety of events detailed below.

Earth Day Parade over the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge!
The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society's 8th Annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Day event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019 with a Parade over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge! Our goal is to bring awareness of Earth Day to all. Our festivities will begin at 11 am for check in and a continental breakfast with Earth Day gifts for all participants followed by a keynote address. Feel free to represent your institution/affiliation by wearing shirts, hats, etc bearing the school/company logo! Wear comfy shoes as this year we plan to walk the entire bridge from the New York City side to Brooklyn (weather permitting)!

Date: Saturday, April 27th
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Place: Pace University
1 Pace Plaza
Bianco Room
Enter through the Schimmel Theater entrance
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Registration is open
Register (Deadline April 11, 2019)

National Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Illustrated Poem contest

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten - 12th grade.
Winners of the New York Section contest will advance to the ACS National Illustrated Poem Contest.
The deadline for submission is April 5, 2019.
Please see the flyer for more details.
Download the entry form.
Contact Prof. Elmer Mojica (212) 346-1344 for more information.