Greensburg, KS receives major wind farm through corp. donations

Following the devastating May 2007 EF-5 tornado that flattened Greensburg, KS and destroyed the lives of many, the town decided to rebuild and be powered by 100 percent wind energy.

WHAT: Following the devastating May 2007 EF-5 tornado that flattened Greensburg, KS and destroyed the lives of many, the town decided to rebuild and be powered by 100 percent wind energy. Aveda, the first beauty company to be powered by 100 percent wind energy and the largest purchaser of 100 percent Windsource Xcel Energy, is proud to support the building of this wind farm and participate in the groundbreaking ceremony.


WHO: Chuck Bennett, VP, Earth & Community Care, Aveda


WHEN: GroundbreakingFriday, October 23, Greensburg, KS (photos available upon request)
Interviews Friday, October 23, 10am - 4pm and ongoing


WHERE: Interviews available via telephone or in-person at Aveda's HQ in Blaine

To secure an interview with Chuck Bennett or to learn more about Aveda's involvement with the Greensburg, KS wind farm, please contact Evan Miller, evmiller@aveda.com or 847.373.9974.

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