GreenTown: The Future of Community | Creating Healthy, Sustainable Communities

Terre Haute, Indiana

Indiana State Unversity and Our Green Valley Alliance collaborated to bring the tenth GreenTown to Terre Haute on November 16-17, 2011 at University Hall.

Dr. Richard Jackson, Chair of the School of Public Health at UCLA, and Mayor Bob Dixson of Greensburg, Kansas, addressed over 300 public and private sector attendees from throughout the Midwest.

Key speakers during the main event on November 17th included:

- Mayor Duke Bennett, City of Terre Haute
- Daniel Bradley, President, Indiana State University
- Bob Dixson, Mayor, Greensburg, Kansas
- Richard Jackson, Professor of Health at UCLA, Author of two new books and host of a PBS special airing in January
- Mayor Sue Murray, Greencastle, Indiana
- Scott Russell Sanders, Professor Emeritus, Indiana University and Author of numerous books

The afternoon breakout tracks at GreenTown Terre Haute included food and healthy living; community sustainability planning; the built environment – indoors and out; living sustainably; and our energy future.

Download the conference brochure from GreenTown Terre Haute here.

View sponsors from GreenTown Terre Haute here.

Below are select presentations that are available for download. If there is a presentation not available here, please contact Thomas Confar at 312.706.2527 or

Rick Berger, District Manager, Duke Energy
Sustainable Energy for All: Duke Energy Invests for the Future

David Isley, Director of Planning, Bernadin, Lochmueller & Associates, Inc.
Building a Healthier Tri-State Community: How Henderson, Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties are Creating a Healthy, Sustainable Future

Stephane Krull, Facilities Director, Indiana State University
Eat Healthy, Eat Local