Today in 1891: The National Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is founded when 10 men meet at Stolley’s Dance Hall in St. Louis, Missouri. Their goal: the joining together of electricians in a common organization to make a better life for all.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow, join local authors Joan Peterson and Terese Allen for a book signing of their 2014 edition of the Wisconsin Local Foods Journal. Cheese and cracker samples will be available, along with plenty of books to purchase and have signed by the authors. This is tomorrow from 11am to 1pm at Absolutely Art, 2322 Atwood Avenue. More info at 608-249-9100.
The Alliance for Animals has volunteer opportunities to help animals. These might include tabling at the Farmer’s Market, distributing pro-animal literature, or joining a committee. For details visit allanimals.org or call 257-6333.
The City of Madison has started a drop off program for the recycling of household batteries. Madison residents can recycling their single use household batteries by bringing them to a variety of locations. For more info, visit cityofmadison.com/streets or call the City Recycling office at 267-2626.
Evening Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver hot, nutritious low-cost meals to older and differently abled people. Locations are flexible and the time commitment is about one hour per shift. For details call 276-7598.