Air, Earth and Water all honored at 2014 Environmental Heroes hosted by GreenLaw

Dennis Creech, Southface, MaKara Rumley, GreenLaw Environmental Justice Attorney, Kelly Jordan, GreenLaw Board MemberGreenLaw is hosting its annual Environmental Heroes award celebration on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  The event will be held at Nelson Mullins on the top floor with stunning views of downtown Atlanta at 201 17th Street at Atlantic Station. GreenLaw is a nonprofit providing free high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental and community organizations throughout Georgia.

Press Release
For Immediate Release
July 3, 2014

Media Contact:
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield
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Air, Earth and Water all honored at 2014 Environmental Heroes hosted by GreenLaw

2013 Environmental HeroesAtlanta, GA– GreenLaw is hosting its annual Environmental Heroes award celebration on Tuesday, October 7, 2014.  The event will be held at Nelson Mullins on the top floor with stunning views of downtown Atlanta at 201 17th Street at Atlantic Station. GreenLaw is a nonprofit providing free high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental and community organizations throughout Georgia.

This year’s honorees have helped Georgia’s environment by promoting clean air, clean water and the beauty of Georgia’s land.

Honorees this year are:

Environmental Hero
April Ingle, outgoing Executive Director of the Georgia River Network

Lifetime Achievement Award
Tally Sweat, Garden Clubs of Georgia Board Member and Founding Member of Park Pride

Ogden Doremus Award for Excellence in Environmental Law
Galloway & Lyndall, LLC, a law firm that advocates for solar energy before the Georgia Public Service Commission

Each of the winners has shaped Georgia’s future from water protection to land enhancement to solar advancement. 

The Environmental Heroes event is one of the environmental community’s premiere events with sustainable catering provided by Parsley’s Catering, featuring White Oak Pastures and Sapelo Sea Farms offerings, live music from the Tammy Allen Trio and adult libations. The event includes networking, a brief honoree award ceremony and a thank you gift.

Sponsorships and tickets for the event may be purchased at www.greenlaw.org. Tickets are $250 for a couple and $150 for individuals.

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GreenLawis GreenLaw is a Georgia-based nonprofit law firm serving environmental and community organizations that have been adversely impacted by pollution.  Since 1992, GreenLaw has achieved these goals by providing free, high-quality legal and technical assistance to environmental organizations and community groups throughout Georgia. For more information, visit www.greenlaw.org and follow @greenlaw_GA on Twitter.