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Sustainable Springfield Inc. (SSI) is an environmental grass roots organization that promotes responsible planning efforts by our local governments and encourages the Springfield area citizen and business community to live and operate more sustainably. We are an information sharing network and closely ally our organization with other environmental groups in Springfield to promote their activities as well as our own.

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Outstanding Leadership in Sustainability 2017 Awards Reception

Please join us Nov 8 for our Annual Sustainability Awards

Your Corner Office, 447 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701
Our annual awards program recognizes outstanding local leadership in sustainability. 

 

We are proud to announce this year’s award recipients as follows:

Land Use/Site Project

Non-profit/Organization:
Rooftop Program (Maldaner’s rooftop) Grace Norris, Susan Helm
Individual:
Alana Reynolds for community garden education and project site creation through Grow Springfield & Boys & Girls Club
Energy
Business:

Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly, Inc. (CMT) for their landmark solar project at their Springfield, IL. headquarters which will be providing 90-95% of their annual power requirements.”
Individual:
Joel Johnson – 2.24 kW installation on his home. Joel also bikes to work, has a native plant garden and greenhouse and runs a dry cell battery recycling program at his workplace.
Non-profit/Organization/Municipal:
Jubilee Farms- 5kW solar installation on their new building/educational purposes
Education/Outreach
Business:
Perishing Planet – Illinois Times November 23, 2016 –

 Call to action on climate change. By Alastair Bland. Cover illustration by Serene Lusano.
Individual:
Dr. Megan Styles of UIS for her educational efforts in the classroom and Environmental Studies Program as well as dedication, participation, and leadership in the school’s Sustainability Committee, Bike Committee, SAGE, and spearheading University garden program/project.

 

This evening has been organized by Sustainable Springfield, Inc as a celebration and well deserved recognition of local leadership in sustainability.

All proceeds from this event will assist us in our local projects including this evening’s event.

We request those attending (other than our awardees) pay $25 per person to support this evening’s event.

 

$25 ticket payment can be made online on Eventbrite here

Registration by November 6: late registration is $30.

Facebook Event Page

 

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