Town of Rye Sustainability Initiative Hosts Free Electric Vehicle Event

The Town of Rye Sustainability Initiative will present a free Electric Vehicle Event on October 11th at the Carver Center, in Port Chester, NY. The featured speaker is EarthKind Energy co-founder Ron Kamen, who has decades of expertise in community clean energy programs.

“The Town of Rye Sustainability Initiative invites everyone to attend this free educational event,” said Councilmember Tony Baxter, who is also the committee chairman. “It’s a great opportunity to ask questions about EV technology and how it can help communities like ours achieve greater environmental sustainability.” The Rye Town Sustainability Initiative Committee is devoted to promoting green infrastructure, including electric vehicle charging stations, water filling stations and LED lighting

Never perform an oil change again, and refuel with domestically produced energy by simply plugging into to an electric outlet. Across their life cycle, electric vehicles reduce harmful greenhouse emissions, toxic pollution, and the cost of fuel and maintenance. Ron Kamen will explain the multiple benefits of hybrid and all-electric vehicles. He’ll also describe the unique financial incentives that are available for consumers, including a variety of substantial state and federal tax credits.

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The Electric Vehicle Event takes place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 11th at the Carver Center, located at 400 Westchester Avenue in Port Chester, NY. To learn more or register for the event, call (914) 881-4535 or visit

About the Town of Rye Sustainability Initiative

The mission of the Rye Town Sustainability Initiative is to move toward a more sustainable future, through public input and municipal collaboration. The Initiative educates citizens and advocates for policies that help community members adopt more sustainable practices. The Sustainability Initiative was created out of a shared desire to protect the Town of Rye’s natural assets and beauty.

About the Town of Rye:

Located in the hills of Southeastern Westchester, The Town of Rye is comprised of the Villages of Port Chester and Rye Brook, as well as the portion of the village of Mamaroneck known as Rye Neck. It contains three school districts and part of a fourth. The Town is responsible for the collection of taxes totalling $200 million dollars annually.

All inquiries should be directed to the Town of Rye Supervisor’s Office representative, Sara Summa, at (914) 881-4535 or ssumma

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