Sustainability Leaders, Innovative Programs and Projects to be Recognized
The nominations for outstanding sustainability programs, projects, businesses, and leaders in Santa Fe, New Mexico are now open. Winners will be recognized at the Mayor’s Sustainability Awards ceremony on Thursday, October 13th from 5:30-6:30 pm at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. If you are familiar with Santa Fe and would like to nominate someone or an entity, please find nomination forms on the City of Santa Fe website: https://www.santafenm.gov/sustainable_santa_fe_awards.
Deadline for nominations is Tuesday, September 27 at 5:00 pm.
“Throughout our community there are dozens of nonprofits, businesses, advocacy groups, community organizations, schools, and individuals that are dedicated to improving people’s lives by protecting and improving Santa Fe’s environment,” said Mayor Javier Gonzales. “These awards are an opportunity to highlight and recognize the importance and value of the work they are doing, and to thank them for their commitment to our community.”
The awards ceremony is free and open to the public, and will include informational displays from the winners that showcase their work.
After the awards the Santa Fe Green Chamber of Commerce and Women of Green will present, “An Evening with Nell Newman,” a discussion with Nell Newman, the daughter of actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, who is the creator and co-founder of Newman’s Own Organics: The Second Generation. Tickets for this event can be found at Lensic.org, and more information is at santafegreenchamber.org.
In addition, on Friday, October the 14th (the next day), the “Women As Game Changers” Conference will occur from 8:30 am-5:30 pm at Sunrise Springs Spa Resort. At this one-day immersive event, receive support to overcome barriers to activating and elevating the game changer in you from featured special guest, Nell Newman, along with many other inspirational, rule-breaking women who are on their game now.
Women of Green is TURNING UP THE VOLUME of the feminine voice on the planet in order to create the world we know is possible.