The Friends of Padre Himalaya held their general meeting in the presence of Mayor Yves Portex. The usual reports show a friendly operation and good activity, but also an insufficient number of volunteers able to ensure daily opening in July and August. The association, which has 88 members, has managed to maintain 4 out of 5 permanence days in 2023, but the solar oven demonstrations should be reduced to 3 out of 5 in 2024, and nothing says that we should not go further in the face of non-replacement. . Facilitators of aging. However, although the financial balance has been assured so far, operating revenues do not allow for the recruitment of staff in addition to association members to guarantee these openings. In order to maintain the attractiveness of the site, it nonetheless has the investment funds needed to maintain, or even develop, the offering materials and expertise, and can count on member participation throughout the year. With the exception of this question mark and concern, the forecast for 2024 is no less dynamic : Receiving associations and school groups starting in April, and solar cooker workshops on the 13th April, the day of cooking and using wild plants for food on April 14th April, Build a community solar cooker, Astronomy Evening on 2 August, continued website development, travel, cakes, and the Sun Festival on the 8th June, etc. We realize that the solar oven has become an essential part of the municipality’s image.” Solar in nature “, Leaders of Friends of Padre Himalaya are looking for solutions and volunteers who can participate in summer activities.
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