SCF Venice Green Team to Host Discussion on Electric Vehicles

(Bradenton, Fla., November 4, 2013) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Venice Green Team will host a guest lecture on electric vehicles at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at SCF Venice, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail, building 800, in the Selby Room. The event is free and open to the public.

The lecture will be presented by Christopher Sharek, project director, infrastructure engineering Atkins. Sharek, an environmental engineer, is the author of "The Electric Revolution: The Truth about Hybrid and Electric Cars." In his book, he shares his experience of owning an electric vehicle and gives advice for making good car-buying decisions.

Woody McCree, associate professor, art, design, humanities, is the Green Team chair. The SCF Green Team is a group of faculty, staff and students who work in collaboration to design and implement projects that maintain the natural beauty and the environmental significance of SCF Venice.

For more information, contact Beverly Brown, SCF Venice provost office, at 941-408-1404. Maps and directions are online at

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