Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment Now Accepting Reservations

The 26th annual event will be held Oct. 20 in wilkes-barre, pa
September 9, 2016
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The Northeast Environmental Partners (Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Northeast Office, PPL Corporation, Procter & Gamble Paper Products Company, and Wilkes University) invite you to attend the 26th Annual Evening for Northeast Pennsylvania’s Environment. The awards dinner will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Woodlands Inn and Resort, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

This year’s Keynote Speaker will be Terrence E. Sweeney, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Biology at the University of Scranton and this year’s Emcee will be Larry Newman, Executive Director of the Diamond City Partnership. Click here for more information on the honorees.

Now in its 26th year, the regionally acclaimed Environmental Partnership Awards program pays  tribute to those organizations and individuals of Northeastern Pennsylvania that have achieved  environmental protection or conservation through partnering with others. Recipients of the 2016 Environmental Partnership Awards, the 2016 Thomas P. Shelburne Environmental Leadership Award and the 2016 Emerging Environmental Leader Award will be honored.

2016 Recipients of the 26th Annual Environmental Partnership Awards
  • Buzzi Unicem USA Stockertown Plant of Northampton County
  • Lehman Sanctuary of Luzerne County
  • Richard Mitchell of Luzerne County
  • Tom Ogorzalek of Luzerne County
  • William Reichert of Schuylkill County
  • Tobyhanna Conservation Association of Monroe County
2016 Recipient of the Emerging Environmental Leader Award
  • Margaret Capooci of Lackawanna County
2016 Recipient of the 22nd Annual Thomas P. Shelburne Leadership Award
  • Don Miller of Monroe County

Click here to download an event invitation. Please use the response card to make your reservation or respond to: [email protected]

A Special Thank You to our Current Sponsors

Dinner Benefactors

  • PPL Corporation

Dinner Sponsors

  • Barry Isett & Associates, Inc.
  • Medico Industries, Inc.
  • Sordoni Family Foundation

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the dinner!


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