Wind Farm 2The Renewable Energy Technology Club at the State Fair Community College is sponsoring ‘Green Day in May’ 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 3rd along with a free seminar on renewable energy on the Sedalia campus. The race will begin and end at the Yeater Learning Center. The event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. The course is 99% pavement.

The cost to participate is $20 for adults and $10 for students with ID who register before April 23rd. After that date the cost will increase to $30 for adults and $15 for students. Race-day registration will get underway at 7 a.m.

According to Director of Renewable Energy Technology at SFCC, medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in seven age categories.

John Burns


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President of “The Renewables” Club, Bruce Arvesu says the have several “Green” programs at the SFCC Campus

Bruce Arvesu

The free interactive seminar, “Renewable Energy Assessment, will get started at 11 a.m. in the Parkhurst Student Commons in the Stauffacker Center and is open to the public. SFCC adjunct instructor and retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Ronald Barrett will lead the seminar. Barrett is president and chief engineer at American Solar Wind Energy LLC of Holden, Mo, and Key West, Fl.  Topics to be covered will include solar panels, solar thermal and biomass systems. Renewable energy technology will be on display in the commons.