Post will hold Earth Day Fair, Celebration


Learning, fun will go hand in hand at May 5 event

By Matt Decker
Assistant editor
Fort Leonard Wood will hold its second annual Earth Day Fair and Celebration from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at Nutter Field House. The free event, which is open to the public, is presented by the post’s Public Affairs Office in conjunction with the Directorate of Public Works and the Environmental Branch.

“Our objective is to provide environmental education and advocacy to the Fort Leonard Wood community,” said Andrea Smith, who, along with fellow Public Affairs specialist and self-described “co-conspirator” Ryan Thompson, is coordinating the event.

Following the success of last year’s inaugural fair, this year’s celebration promises visitors even more fun combined with a renewed focus on learning, according to Thompson. The theme of this year’s event is “Environmental Education and Advocacy: A Hope…     Read More...