Nichols will host a series of workshops in eight different Michigan cities: Greening Michigan Facilities - One City at a Time. The keynote speaker will be Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group, LLC, and considered The Father of Green Cleaning, a leader in the national effort to make cleaning and maintenance practices more environmentally friendly. A comprehensive green cleaning program takes integrated pest management and recycling into consideration and these topics will be included in this series of workshops.
 
Workshop Locations:
 
Date: July 28
Time: 8:00 a.m.
City: Kalamazoo, MI
Location: Fetzer Center
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5239

Date: July 28
Time:12:00 noon
City: Jackson, MI
Location: Baker College of Jackson
2800 Springport Road
Jackson, MI 49202-1255

Date: July 29
Time: 8:00 a.m.
City: Ann Arbor, MI
Location: University of Michigan - Michigan Union
530 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308

Date: July 29
Time: 12:00 noon
City: Rochester, MI
Location: Oakland University
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI  48309

Date: July 30
Time: 8:00 a.m.
City: Bay City, MI
Location: Doubletree Hotel - Riverfront
1 Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, Michigan  48708

Date: July 30
Time: 12:00 noon
City: Mt. Pleasant, MI
Location: Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort
6800 Soaring Eagle Boulevard
Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48858

Date: July 31
Time: 8:00 a.m.
City:Mason, MI (Lansing)
Location: Ingham Intermediate School District
2630 West Howell Road
Mason, Michigan 48854

Date: July 31
Time: 12:00 noon
City: Grand Rapids
Location: Kent Intermediate School District - Educational Center
2930 Knapp Street, NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525