B2BGlobal with Centre for the Arts in Boca Raton is proud to welcome former Vice President Al Gore to South Florida at Mizner Amphitheater on Saturday, November 14, 2009. Mr. Gore, being introduced by Boca native and ECOfashion pioneer Marci Zaroff, will speak on the climate crisis and the solutions to deal with it. The event is expected to have an attendance of over 3000 people.
Al Gore has championed environmental initiatives and legislation for decades. In 2007, the former Presidential candidate received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway, for his breakthrough documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.” Mr. Gore is recognized worldwide as one of the planet’s most influential voices on climate change. His new book, Our Choice, focusing on outlining the achievable solutions to deal with the climate crisis, is due to release in November 2009, just prior to Al’s appearance in Florida.
“We are honored and thrilled to bring Al Gore to South Florida to speak on environmental sustainability and excited to have a green community leader like Marci introducing Mr. Gore”, says Mark Kofod of B2BGlobal.
Marci Zaroff is a green entrepreneur, visionary and organic fiber expert. She grew up in Boca Raton, FL, attended Saint Andrew’s High School and later pursued her degree at UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School, before moving to New York. Here, Zaroff helped to write the USA organic fiber standards and spearheaded first time green apparel & home textile initiatives into major retailers nationwide with her eco-chic lifestyle brand, Under the Canopy. She has now returned to her home city of Boca Raton where she has founded a new sustainable lifestyle brand called “FASE”, and is actively building a local green community via “South Florida Green Drinks”, with a membership of over 1000 local residents & business owners.
Al Gore “Green Solutions” is open to the public and tickets are available through www.ticketmaster.com or www.ticketweb.com
. The event will be held at the Mizner Amphitheater on Saturday, November 14, 2009 from 5:45pm to 7:15pm, followed by a brief Q/A.
The Centre for the Arts at Mizner Park (CFA) in Boca Raton is a local organization dedicated to expanding the cultural resources in the heart of the community by creating cooperative programming opportunities in music, dance, theater, film, and fine arts in the Count de Hoernle Amphitheater at the Schmidt Family Centre for the Arts.