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January 24, 2013

South Shore Clean Cities to host 2013 Annual Meeting on Feb. 12

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. - South Shore Clean Cities Inc., a nonprofit organization sponsored through a U.S. Department of Energy program, will hold its 2013 annual meeting Feb. 12 to recognize Northern Indiana organizations promoting clean vehicle technologies and alternative fuels.

Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said the meeting will include several breakout sessions.

"The agenda includes sessions to discuss compressed and liquid natural gas vehicle conversions, propane vehicle conversions, electric vehicles, the Northern Indiana Planning Commission's Green Fleets program and more," he said. "There also will be a year in review presentation and an awards ceremony."

The meeting will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. CST Feb. 12 at Avalon Manor Banquet Center, 3550 E. U.S. 30, Merrillville, Ind.

To register for the event, call 219-644-3690, email southshorecleancities@gmail.com or visit http://conta.cc/VgppA7. Tickets are $20 per person before Feb. 1, $30 after.

Scheduled exhibitors and sponsors include AmeriGas, Energizing Indiana, U.S. Steel, Horseshoe Casino and Entertainment Cruises. For additional sponsorship information, visit http://bit.ly/U0QJm4

South Shore Clean Cities also is accepting nominations for the 2013 Sustainable Awards. Nominations for communities, businesses and individuals in Northern Indiana who have created a change toward a sustainable future can be submitted to http://svy.mk/QN0HLG

About South Shore Clean Cities

Designated as the 71st Clean Cities Coalition on June 15, 1999, South Shore Clean Cities Inc. was founded on the principle that motivated individuals working together for common goals best accomplish our nation's objectives. In almost 100 coalitions, government agencies and private companies voluntarily form partnerships that meet the objectives of improving air quality, developing regional economic opportunities and reducing the use of imported oil.

About Purdue Research Park

The Purdue Research Park, with four locations across Indiana, has the largest university-affiliated business incubation complex in the country. The park network is home to about 200 companies that employ 4,000 people and are located in West Lafayette, Indianapolis, Merrillville and New Albany.

Purdue Research Park contact:

Steve Martin, 765-588-3342, sgmartin@prf.org

Source:

Carl Lisek, 219-644-3690, southshorecleancities@gmail.com