Environmentalist Deirdre Imus to Discuss the Economic and Health Benefits of Green Living

News Story: April 1, 2010
Deirdre Imus

Environmentalist, children's advocate and national best-selling author Deirdre Imus will present a talk entitled "What's Green Got to Do with It?” at Sacred Heart University’s Schine Auditorium on Thursday, April 29th at 5pm. This event is sponsored by Students in Free Enterprise and The Business Management Club at Sacred Heart University.  This lecture is free and open to the public.
 
Deirdre Imus is the founder and president of The Deirdre Imus Environmental Center for Pediatric Oncology® at Hackensack University Medical Center and co-founder and co-director of the Imus Cattle Ranch for Kids with Cancer. Deirdre is the author of four books, including three national bestsellers. She is a frequent speaker on green living and children's health issues, and is a frequent contributor to FoxNewsHealth.com and the Huffington Post. The newest book in her best-selling Green This! series focuses on personal health and is titled, The Essential Green You! Easy Ways to Detox Your Diet, Your Body, and Your Life. The second book in the series, Growing Up Green, Baby and Child Care, is a practical family guide to raising children in an ever increasing toxic world. Green This! Volume 1: Greening Your Cleaning offers a wealth of insights and expertise for protecting families from harmful chemicals. Deirdre is also the author of a national best-selling cookbook, The Imus Ranch: Cooking for Kids and Cowboys. Numerous organizations have recognized Ms. Imus’ impact. In 2009, Westport Magazine named Deirdre "Greenest Volunteer" in its second annual "Light a Fire" awards campaign honoring givers and philanthropists. Deirdre was also honored with the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northeast Organic Farming Association and was also named as one of Glamour Magazine’s Eco Heroes for 2009.