The Jackson County Democratic Party plans a non-partisan presentation on "Energy Efficiency and Eco-Friendly Practices for your Home" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oregon Education Association Building, 2495 S. Pacific Highway, Medford.

The Jackson County Democratic Party plans a non-partisan presentation on "Energy Efficiency and Eco-Friendly Practices for your Home" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Oregon Education Association Building, 2495 S. Pacific Highway, Medford.

A panel of experts will discuss environmentally friendly housing, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Speakers include Fred Gant of EarthAdvantage, Hattie Berg of Blue Sky, Ben Reher of Energy Trust of Oregon, Jason Zook, a LEED accredited professional architect/designer, and Kerry Zook, EcoBroker certified Realtor.

A Democratic Party meeting will precede the panel discussion at 7 p.m. For more information, call Allen Hallmark at 855-2312 or e-mail vicechair@JCDemocrats.org.

— Staff reports