2021 Virtual Sustainability Series

The 2021 monthly Sustainability Series Workshop  will be hosted virtually, live on the City of Largo Facebook page on select Saturday mornings from 10:30-11:30am throughout the year.  This year's theme, Largo Goes Resilient, will explore ways that we can become more resilient, from the individual level to our shared community. Download the Personal Action Plan to identify areas that you can work on to advance your own sustainability goals. 

Please be sure to turn on your notifications and visit the City of Largo Facebook page to participate and ask questions. Check out the upcoming topics and dates, or watch previous workshops on demand. Have a topic you want to see discuss at an upcoming event? Email Sustainability@largo.com.

January 9: Sustainability & Resilience 101 
Sustainability & Resilience 101 will help set the stage for the rest of the year's presentations and provide context for building resilience across many different areas of our lives. Be sure to tune in for this important kick-off! 

Presenters: Ramona Madhosingh-Hector, Regional Specialized Agent, Urban Sustainability at UF/IFAS Extension; Jabbar Graham, Donations Development Manager, Goodwill;  Laura Thomas, Sustainability Administrator, City of Largo


February 13: Resilient Daily Habits
Staying mindful and taking care of our daily habits can be tough these days. Hear from our panelists and ask questions about sustainable self care in today’s age.

Presenters: Monica Leonard, Owner, Molly's Suds; Sheridan Boyle, Sustainability Coordinator, City of Clearwater


March 13: Personal Care Through Nature
Spending time with nature can help improve our overall well-being. Hear from our panelists and ask questions about connecting to the natural world. 

Presenters: Taylor Kahns, Parks Supervisor, City of Largo; Lara Milligan, Natural Resources Agent UF/IFAS Extension


April 10: Work, Family, Life Balance 
With so many things requiring our attention all at once, it can be difficult to balance the load. Hear from our panelists and ask questions about balance in your life.

Presenters: Sharon Fekete & Alicia Vellardita


May 8: Youth In Sustainability 
Hear directly from our future and join us to explore sustainability from the eyes of Largo’s youth. Hear from our panelists and ask questions about what our future Largo could be.

Presenters: Kristen Scott, Senior at Largo High School & SPC, Jeremiah Scott, Freshman at Osceola High School & SPC, Nico Tave, Senior at Largo High School


June 12: Resilience At Any Age 
Gain insights into a sustainable approach to senior living. Hear from our panelists and ask questions about staying sustainable at any age. 

Presenters: City of Largo Ofc. Joel Quattlebaum; Adriane Allegri, the past Director of Community Relations for the Palms of Largo


July 10: Sustainability for the Whole Family
Keep your family entertained and sustainable all summer long. Hear from our panelists and ask questions about sustainable family services. RSVP on Facebook

Presenters: Kara Piehl,  City of Largo Recreation, Parks & Arts Special Events Coordinator; Cencio Minson, Support Specialist at High Point Neighborhood Family Center


August 14: Cooking on a Budget
Explore different ways to keep your health and your budget sustainable with expert tips on home cooking, grocery shopping, and more. Hear from our panelists and ask your questions about the state of housing in our community.

Presenter: Donna Sagan-Hortz, Nutrition Educator, Family Nutrition Program, Family, Youth and Community Sciences at UF/IFAS Extension


September 11: Sustainability Spotlight
Learn all about the Highpoint Neighborhood Family Center and explore their garden, food canning process, or learn about their connection to local farming and more. See what sustainable communities can look like!


October 9: Community Housing
Ensuring a sustainable community starts in our homes. Hear from our panelists and ask your questions about the state of housing in our community.

Presenters: Arrow Woodard, City of Largo Housing Services; Hank Hodde, Sustainability & Resilience Coordinator at Pinellas County


November 13: Regional Sustainability & Resilience Efforts
Sustainability doesn’t just happen on the city level. Hear from our panelists and ask your questions about a regional approach to sustainability and resilience.

Presenters: Dory Larsen, Electric Transportation Program Manager at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy; CJ Reynolds, Director of Resilience at the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council; Hank Hodde, Sustainability & Resilience Coordinator at Pinellas County


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