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NATIONAL CONFERENCE LAUNCHES SIMPLE LIVING AMERICA AND THIRD SEASON OF SIMPLE LIVING WITH WANDA URBANSKA
LEAVENWORTH, WA, October 11, 2006 --/WORLD-WIRE/-- As we move into this election season, the adherents of a simpler life are asking us to understand the importance of our public life. Whether the problem is voter turnout, civic action, or the misuse of public lands, democracy is diminished as people spend more and more time working, shopping, and watching television.
These will be among the topics explored at a national conference being held at the legendary Sleeping Lady Mountain Retreat in Leavenworth, WA on Nov. 3-5, 2006 called
Simple Living and the Rekindling of Public Life: Sustainable Business, Local Community and the Common Good.
According to Global Consumer Trends 2006 report, the quest for simplicity and authenticity is a mega-trend with significant impact.
The conference will explore:
The conference is also timed for the release of Cecile Andrews' new book, Slow is Beautiful: New Visions of Community, Leisure, and Joie de Vivre this fall from New Society Publishers.
Conference keynoters include actor Ed Begley, Jr. and television host Wanda Urbanska.
This conference also presents Earth Day Co-Founder Denis Hayes.
Other speakers include:
Carol Holst, Co-Director
Simple Living America
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