Non-Profit is Making Waves While Educating about Water Conservation

Pictured left to right: Erin Huber of Drink Local. Drink Tap. ©, Stephen Love of Alliance for the Great Lakes and Mandy Metcalf of Friends of Edgewater State Park. Photo by Joe Kleon joekleon.com

Drink Local. Drink Tap.© (DLDT) is making waves at the newsstands once again! DLDT was featured in both Cleveland Scene

Pictured left to right: Stephen Love of Alliance for the Great Lakes, Mandy Metcalf of Friends of Edgewater State Park and Erin Huber of Drink Local. Drink Tap. © Photo by Joe Kleon joekleon.com

Magazine and the Twinsburg Bulletin during the month of September!

The Cleveland Scene Magazine article focused on the current state of, and plans for, Cleveland’s Lake Erie parks and beaches. Drink Local. Drink Tap.© is part of the effort to clean up and revive Cleveland’s lakefront. Deteriorating parks along the Lake Erie shore have been gaining attention as community members, non-profits, and park advocates have begun to take action to make the Lake Erie shore beautiful again. The Urban Beach Ambassador Program is a collaboration between Drink Local. Drink Tap.©, Friends of Edgewater State Park, and the the Euclid Beach Adopt-A-Beach Team. The program has about a dozen participants who volunteer to do regular maintenance in the parks. Visit the Urban Beach Ambassador Program Facebook page for more information.

Drink Local. Drink Tap.© presented at the Tinker’s Creek Watershed Festival where Erin Huber, DLDT executive director, spoke to the crowd about the importance of local water. Erin’s goal is to reconnect people to our local water source, Lake Erie. By educating with water-safe and lakefront activities, she hopes to empower local communities to revitalize the Cleveland lakefront and excite people from all socio-economic backgrounds about the

Erin Huber of Drink Local. Drink Tap. © speaking at the Tinker’s Creek Watershed Festival. Photo by the Twinsburg Bulletin.

importance of water.

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By Erica Larson

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