In the Portland area? Join the local NWEI community in kicking off the 2012 EcoChallenge, which formally begins Monday, October 1st! The EcoChallenge Launch Party will be held Friday, September 28th, 2012 from 8pm to 12am at the Green Drop Garage (1417 SE 9th St., Portland).

Portland Mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith (who is also participating in this year’s EcoChallenge) will be in attendance along with over 150 local NWEI supporters and EcoChallengers. Enjoy great community, inspiration for your EcoChallenge, free dessert, raffle prizes, music and more.

Haven’t registered for the EcoChallenge yet? You can register here.