The Maryland Green Registry will present its Leadership Awards during the One Montgomery Green annual Gala, Thursday, June 28th at the Brookside Gardens Visitors Center in Wheaton, MD. The Awards are presented to five businesses or organizations that have shown a strong commitment to sustainable practices, measurable results, and continual improvement.
Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford and Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles will recognize this year’s award winners and announce the annual environmental results and cost savings of all Maryland Green Registry members.
“We are delighted to be joining forces with One Montgomery Green to present the Leadership awards as part of this year’s Gala,” said Laura Armstrong, Director of the Sustainability Program at the Maryland Department of the Environment.
“It is an honor to host these prestigious awards at our annual Green Gala,” said One Montgomery Green Executive Director Wendy Howard. “We are excited to help recognize the awardees and celebrate their efforts in sustainable practices. We are especially pleased to showcase Brookside Gardens, a jewel located in Wheaton Regional Park.”
Tickets are available at https://omggreengala2018.eventbrite.com
The Maryland Green Registry is a free, voluntary program created to promote and recognize sustainable practices at organizations of all types and sizes within the state. Businesses, churches, schools, government agencies and other organizations are all invited to join the program and share the steps they’ve taken to reduce their environmental footprint. Visit http://www.green.maryland.gov
One Montgomery Green (OMG) is a nonprofit organization that fosters partnerships to support environmental sustainability and promote the development of a green economy. OMG acts as a catalyst for environmental responsibility among businesses, residents and government to improve the quality of life for all of Montgomery County. For more information, visit www.onemontgomerygreen.org