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Dear supporter,

We hope you enjoyed the summer weather and are looking forward to Fall colours!

We wanted to let you know about 3 updates that makes it an ideal time to become an OREC member:
  • 1st, we anticipating that our 2nd Share Offering will be announced by the end of September;
  • 2nd, our membership incentive program has been extended to the end of September. We will send Bullfrog Power/Gas coupons and a discount at terra20 to all members who sign up in September;
  • 3rd, online sign up  is now possible using PayPal.
Other ways to get involved in OREC are to:

We hope to see you around Ottawa.

terra20 Discount for OREC Members

OREC is now part of terra20's Saving for Change Program. OREC members can save 10% on every purchase at terra20, both online and at the Pinecrest Mall store. 

terra20 is an Ottawa-based start up, currently consisting of a 15,000 square foot, one-stop eco-store, offering more than 12,000 products including personal care products, electronics, household goods, toys, sustainable clothing, home décor, and more!  terra20 will soon be expanding into Wellington West Village.

Immediate family members are also eligible for this program; if registering in-store, the family member simply needs to register with a Ottawa Renewable Energy Co-op member.

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The Ontario Power Authority just announced that the next opportunity to apply for Feed-In Tariff (FIT) contracts will open on November 4th. If you have suggestions or connections to building owners, please let us know.

Fall Events
On Saturday September 14th we will be attending Tucker House's Green Gala in Rockland.

On Wednesday, September 25th, 7-8:30pm, OREC member Catherine Kingston is hosting an OREC information session for those interested in becoming members at the Anglican Parish of Huntley (3774 Carp Rd).   

On Saturday September 28th, 12-4pm, we will be one of the stops in the Enviro Centre's Green Homes Showcase. Bring your friends to see our site at Eileen Tallman Co-op (850 Seyton Drive, Bells Corners) and learn about the benefits of community power.
OREC Table at EcoGala
On Wednesday, October 9th, 6-10pm, you are invited to join us at our OREC table at the Ecology Ottawa Eco Gala where Sarah Harmer will be playing! RSVP by email or call 613-748-3001 x 240 to reserve a seat (priced at $60). You are always welcome to purchase your own ticket. See you there!

On Saturday, October 26th, 9am-4pm, we will be presenting at 'Mission Building,' an event for faith communities at St Paul's Church.

Additionally, this Fall we are looking for supporters to host Tupperware-style parties for their friends/neighbours to learn about OREC. If you are interested in arranging a gathering please email us.

We hope to see you at some of these events this Fall.

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We are always looking for events to attend; please let us know of any in your neighbourhood.
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