Elizabeth Gadbois
Gadbois Events, Marketing and Public Relations
(206) 819-3618 

Seattle, WA.  Celebrate Green Living at Town Hall on July 27 with Ed Begley, Jr. and Matthew Coates

Heroes don’t come around every day. Actor, author and environmentalist Ed Begley, Jr. has been advocating for environmental issues and reduced consumption of fossil fuels long before it was fashionable. 

The actor who is sometimes referred to as “The Green Giant,” is coming to Seattle on July 27 to help celebrate green living at Town Hall. This special event, entitled “Leading the Way Toward a Sustainable Future,” will include a special presentation by Ed Begley, Jr. entitled, “Live Simply So Others Can Simply Live.”   Also on hand will be award-winning Seattle Architect Matthew Coates, founder and principal of Coates Design Architects, who will deliver a talk about the recently certified LEED© Platinum residence which his firm designed for Ed and Joanne Ellis.   The Ellis Residence is the first single-family residential project to achieve LEED© Platinum, outside of the City of Seattle.  Construction by Smallwood Design Construction.

With a subject such as sustainability, walking the walk is just as important talking the talk.  To that end, attendees are encouraged to walk, ride bikes or take public transportation to the event.  Ed Begley, Jr. says, “My transportation hierarchy is:  1) walking, 2) riding my bike, 3) public transportation, 4) electric car, 5) hybrid car.  I always travel with this hierarchy in mind.” 

Tickets are on sale now at  Event hotline, (206) 819-3618.

Leading the Way Toward a Sustainable Future, with Ed Begley, Jr. and Architect Matthew Coates.  Tuesday, July 27, at Town Hall, 1119 8th Street (at Seneca).  6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.  Tickets on sale now at  Event hotline, (206) 819-3618 


 Leading the Way Toward a Sustainable Future
is presented in cooperation with Elliott Bay Books, Cascade Bicycle Club and Design Within Reach. 


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