Bethesda Green Recognizes Region’s Green Champions at Gala

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Networking fundraiser supports Bethesda Green’s sustainability mission.

Bethesda Green Annual Gala
“The Gala is a time to come together as a community to recognize, be inspired by, and celebrate the achievements of our green champions. -- Veronique Marier, Executive Director

On Thursday, October 8, 2015, Bethesda Green will celebrate its 6th Annual Gala at the historic Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, an event highlighted by announcement of the winners of the 2015 Bethesda Magazine “Green Awards.”

The annual fundraiser promises to be “a memorable evening of community engagement and fun, networking with regional environmental leaders, policy makers and green business entrepreneurs,” said Bethesda Green Executive Director Veronique Marier. “The Gala is a time to come together as a community to recognize, be inspired by, and celebrate the achievements of our green champions. It also offers an opportunity for those interested in our mission to get to know us. Our unique silent auction of eco-friendly items enhances this fundraiser’s experience and benefits our mission. ”

“This year’s winners represent diverse parts of our community, local businesses, non-profits, schools and individuals,” said Steve Hull, editor and publisher of Bethesda Magazine, “but have at least one thing in common: a commitment to promoting a more sustainable way of life.”

Bethesda Magazine will profile the honorees in its November/December issue. Award winners and runners-up will be disclosed at the Gala.

On October 8, media representatives are invited to attend a VIP pre-Gala reception starting 5:45 pm at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Ave to meet the Award Winners, Bethesda Green Board Members, entrepreneurs from our Green Business Incubator, other public officials and special guests in attendance. Contact Dave Heffernan gala(at)bethesdagreen.org for details.

Bethesda Magazine Green Award categories:

  • A business whose primary focus is developing green products and/or services that is having a significant impact on sustainability.
  • A business that is making a significant impact on sustainability through its green practice.
  • A non-profit group, faith-based organization or school that is making a significant impact on sustainability through its green practices.
  • An individual who is making a significant impact on sustainability through his/her professional leadership and/or personal behavior.

About Bethesda Green
Bethesda Green serves as a regional community hub catalyzing businesses, government and residents in growing a more sustainable local economy. Our work focuses on three pillars: educating the community about sustainability, facilitating green solutions, and we house a next-generation green business incubator.

A 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, Bethesda Green is funded chiefly through sponsorships and donations from our generous supporters.

For more information, visit bethesdagreen.org.

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