Drive Electric Earth Day
Hattiesburg Drive Electric Earth Day EV Event
Apr 03, 2021
|Day:||Saturday, April 3, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT|
|Location:||Petsmart at Turtle Creek Crossing
6143 US Hwy 98
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Event ReportWDAM news stopped by and did a segment on the event on the local 6 PM and 10 PM news (as well as on their website). The Fire Dept came by with their new fire truck and also learned about where to find information on EVs for car accidents, fires, how to disable the car (etc.) Mississippi Power and Solar Initiatives setup booths.
Sponsors were Hub City Humane Society and PetSmart Hattiesburg.
Donations were received from PetSmart, Raintree carwash, Java Moe's coffee, Topher's restaurant, and Half Shell restaurant.
photo by: Josh Moak for EV Mississippi
Hattiesburg Fire Dept. Josh Hazel, Amanda Hazel
Drive Electric Earth Day is a newly launched nationwide event designed to raise awareness of the benefits of electric vehicles. Our goal is to help our community learn more about the benefits of electric and hybrid vehicles. Drive Electric Earth Day is organized nationally by Plug In America and the Electric Auto Association. This outdoor Hattiesburg event is co-sponsored with Petsmart and the Hub City Humane Society.
Petsmart at Turtle Creek Crossing
6143 US Hwy 98
* This event will follow local and state Covid-19 requirements, as well as CDC recommended guidelines, to ensure the safety of all attendees and volunteers.
There are currently 32 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||5|
|Tesla Model S||2|
|Tesla Model Y||2|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Tesla Model X||1|
Registered attendees report 201,329 electric miles driven.