MGNV Wins GMU Green Patriot Award

Green Patriot AwardGeorge Mason University’s Arlington Green Patriot Awards

MGNV won both Green Patriot Award and the People’s Choice Award!  And VCE’s Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent Jennifer Abel won the individual award!  A clean sweep for VCE!  Credit goes to all of you who have over the years built a really vibrant organization dedicated to gardening and sustainable landscape management to VCE for training us, and to Kirsten Buhls, Agriculture & Natural Resource Extension Agent for leading the program and nominating us for the award!  We received a nice plaque and a certificate for being a nominee, and a certificate for winning the People’s Choice Award.

 From the GMU website:

“Click here to see the 2016 Arlington Green Patriot Nominations

The Arlington Green Patriot Awards recognize an individual and a business/organization that exemplify environmental sustainability in more than one aspect of their recent life or operations in order to better civic life in Arlington, Virginia.

The Award is sponsored by George Mason University’s Arlington Campus in conjunction with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s Green Business Committee, Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment and the Arlington County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Management.

The award was established in 2012 and will be celebrated each spring as part of Go Gaga For Green at the Arlington Campus.”

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