Earth House Event at Penne/Inn at Penn

March 23, 2010

Almanac -- Earth Hour, an initiative launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) three years ago, is a global call to action to take responsibility and to get involved in leading the way towards a sustainable future. By encouraging all of us to take a simple step, the Earth Hour movement symbolizes the impact that we can have by working together to protect our future.

This year, Penne and the Inn at Penn will be participating in Earth Hour on Saturday, March 27. All non-essential lighting will be turned off between 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. and candlelight will be used throughout the restaurant and hotel. The restaurant will offer a three-course environmentally friendly meal featuring only local ingredients prepared by chef Roberta Adamo for $35 per person. Penne will be donating $5 to the World Wildlife Fund for each menu sold that night.

For more information on Earth Hour, visit

Originally published in the Almanac.


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