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Environmental Advisory Council's ‘Go for the Green’ Winners Honored

Post Date:05/17/2019 11:00 AM

In an effort to raise environmental awareness throughout Lower Merion Township and Narberth Borough, the Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) held its 11th annual “Go for the Green” awards on May 21, 2019 at the Appleford Estate in Villanova. The awards, which are open to the public, recognized residents, businesses, organizations and schools located in the Township and Narberth Borough. EAP, Environmental Advisory Council, Go For The Green Awards

The 2019 winners are:

Joseph M. Manko Lifetime Achievement Award — Power couple Michael P. McCann, Ph.D. and Karen Snetselaar, Ph.D.

Presented to an individual or group that makes a long-term significant impact on environmental issues such as improvement, protection, and awareness of the environment. This award was named for former Lower Merion Township Board President and Ward 9 Commissioner Joseph M. Manko, Esq., whose environmental endeavors as both an attorney and a community leader have impacted the quality of life in Lower Merion now and for future generations.

Resident – Phyllis Blumberg

An individual or resident living in the Township or Narberth Borough.

Multi-Family Residential – Beaumont at Bryn Mawr

Any multi-family building in the Township or Narberth Borough.

Commercial - JDog Junk Removal and Hauling

Businesses located in or providing services in the Township or Narberth Borough.

Organization – The Narberth Area Garden Club

Nonprofit entities or citizens’ groups in the Township or Narberth Borough.

Educational – Bryn Mawr College

Schools, universities, affiliated student or youth organizations and educational providers in the Township or Narberth Borough.

Site Greening - The Friends of the Cynwyd Heritage Trail

A property that has been enhanced through greening efforts such as the installation of trees, shrubs and other plant material, the reduction in impervious paving, or other improvement to the outdoor environment thereby improving the site ecologically and aesthetically.

Sustainability – Lower Merion Conservancy Lower Merion Conservancy, Abplanalp, Heck, McGeehan

Any person, organization, business or institution that has furthered sustainable practices in the Township or Narberth Borough.

For more information on the awards ceremony or to RSVP for the event, please contact Andrea Campisi via e-mail at acampisi@lowermerion.org or phone at (610) 645-6112.

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