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Awards to Cities and Mayors 2011

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Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie receives National Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on November 21, 2011 presented by Des Moines area Green Megatrends® representatives in front of the Des Moines Green Museum Exhibition



Former Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels, who launched U.S. Conference of Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, receives National Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on February 16, 2011 (the six-year anniversary of the signing of the Kyoto Protocol) presented by CoolMom Executive Director Terri Glaberson


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Burlingame Mayor Terry Nagel
California: Burlingame Mayor Terry Nagel receives Burlingame Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of City of Burlingame on April 4, 2011. Accepting the award were (back row, from left), Councilmember Michael Brownrigg; Vice Mayor Jerry Deal; (middle row) Community Development Director Bill Meeker; Jerry Winges, Susan Castner-Paine and Mike McCord of the Citizens Environmental Council-Burlingame (CEC); Councilmembers Ann Keighran and Cathy Baylock; and (front row) Kathy Meriwether of CEC; Mayor Terry Nagel; and presenter Bill Schulte, Chair of Sustainable San Mateo County.


San Francisco Environmental Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony
California: San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee accepts the San Francisco Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of the San Francisco Green Business Program on June 16, 2011. Pictured L-R: SF Green Business Program Manager Sushma Bhatia, SF Dept of Environment Director Melanie Nutter, SF Dept of Public Health Virginia St Jean, SF Mayor Edwin Lee, SF Public Utilities Commission Susan Tensfeldt, SF Green Business Program Coordinator Anna Frankel, SF Dept of Public Health Ilana Gauss



California: San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (L) receives San Jose Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of City of San Jose presented by Steve Tsu of K2 Solar (C) and Dave Corbin (R) on January 11, 2011



Colorado: Greenprint Denver Director, Michele Weingarden, accepts Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of Denver Mayor John W. Hickenlooper on July 9, 2010



Connecticut: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch receives Environmental Hall of Fame® Award presented by Carolyn Humphreys of Sunlight Solar Energy on December 6, 2010



Florida: Vero Beach Mayor Kevin Sawnick (center), Vice Mayor Sabin Abell (left) and City Councilmember Thomas White (right) receive Vero Beach Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Vero Beach Green Guide presented by Suzie Sunkel on May 4, 2010


Village of Cary Environmental Hall of Fame Award
Illinois: Cary Mayor Tom Kierna receives Cary Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of Village of Cary presented by EHOF Representative Lee Frisch on April 19, 2011



Illinois: Springfield Mayor Tim Davlin; the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign and Todd Renfrow of CWLP receive Springfield Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Springfield Green Guide on June 16, 2010. L to R: Will Reynolds, Sierra Club Representative; Mayor Tim Davlin; Jennifer Sublett, EHOF Representative; Todd Renfrow, City Water Light and Power

Feature: City of Springfield
Feature: Sierra Club and Utilities
Media Clip about Springfield awards ceremony.



Iowa: Ames Mayor Ann Campbell receives Ames Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Ames Green Guide presented by Allen Rubin on March 27, 2010



Iowa: Cedar Falls Mayor Jon Crews receives Cedar Falls Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Cedar Falls Green Guide; and Brooke Burnham, Program Director, Green Cedar Valley Initiative, receives Waterloo Environmental Hall of Fame® Award presented by Ann Barry, Kristi Gonzalez, and Jessica Crouch at an event on May 7, 2010, with Peter Christoff (back) and Kristi Wendland (far right) also attending.

Feature: City of Cedar Falls


Iowa: Cedar Falls - L-R, including both rows: Harriet Gushue, Judy Carlson, Janet Coester, Ann Barry, Mayor Jon Crews, Kristi Gonzalez, Shawna Daun, Peter Christoff, Jessica Crouch, Brooke Burnham, Kristi Wendland on May 7, 2010



Iowa: Des Moines Mayor Franklin Cownie receives Des Moines Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Des Moines Green Guide presented by Aaron & Kristi Gonzalez, Allen Rubin and James McCain on April 12, 2010

Feature: City of Des Moines



Iowa: West Des Moines Mayor Steven Gaer (2nd from R) and members of the Striving After Sustainable Solutions (SASS) Team receive the West Des Moines Environmental Hall of Fame® Award presented by Kristi Gonzalez (L) and Aaron Gonzalez (R) on August 9, 2010

Feature: City of West Des Moines



Kansas, Salina: Patrick Wallerius Receives Salina Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on June 15, 2010. L to R: Dennis Lauver, President/CEO Salina Chamber of Commerce; Patrick Wallerius, Vice President/CFO of Salina-based OCCK Inc.; Debbie Atkinson, OCCK Transportation Coordinator; Linda Rist, Environmental Hall of Fame; Carolee Miner, OCCK President/CEO

Feature: Patrick Wallerius and CityGo



Minnesota: City of Plymouth Councilmember, Ginny Black, receives Plymouth Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on July 27, 2010. L to R: Paula Pursley, EHOF Representative; Ginny Black; City of Plymouth Mayor Kelli Slavik

Feature: City of Plymouth
Article: City of Plymouth



Missouri, Chesterfield: L-R: Ted Slap, Citizens Committee for the Environment (CCE) Member; Ms. Vikki Farmer, NEHOF; Ken Denson, CCE Co-Chair; Darcy Capstick, CCE Co-Chair; Trisha Recker, NEHOF; John Nations, Mayor of Chesterfield; Scott Soucek, CCE Member on April 24, 2010

Feature: City of Chesterfield


Missouri: Chesterfield Citizens Committee for the Environment recognized the New Horizons Chapter of the Order of the Arrow of the Boy Scouts of America on August 16, 2010. L to R: Donna Percherski, Committee Member; Erik Veenstra, Service Project Chair, Order of the Arrow; Ken Denson, Committee Co-Chair; Terry Grogan, Committee Member and Boy Scout Leader; Jeanne Clauson, Committee Member; Darcy Capstick, Committee Co-Chair; Daniel Koschoff, Chapter Chief-Order of the Arrow

Chesterfield, Missouri: Video of Boy Scouts Award Presentation



Missouri: Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman receives Columbia Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Columbia Green Guide presented by Henry Rentz, Debbie Williams and Elaine Adcock on April 5, 2010

Feature: City of Columbia



Missouri: Springfield Mayor James O’Neal receives Springfield Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Springfield Green Guide presented by Vikki Farmer and Betty Logan (not pictured) on April 8, 2010

Feature: City of Springfield, MO



Nebraska: Burwell Recycling Program L-R: Keith Harrod, Bill Warren, Mike Jurgensen of Mr. J’s Affiliated Foods, Sue Thoene founder of Burwell Recycling Program, Mayor Chuck Cone, Representative of National Enviromental Hall of Fame® Sara Gideon on January 11, 2011. Not pictured Teresa Jurgensen and Ray Gumb who has now retired from driving.



Nevada: Mesquite Mayor Susan Holecheck receives Mesquite Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on October 26, 2010. L-R: George Michnick of Defend Our Desert, Bob Davidow of Mesquite Energy Task Force, EHOF Rep Susan Mongalier, Mayor Susan Holecheck, Michelle Burkett of Mesquite Energy Task Force and Defend Our Desert

Feature: City of Mesquite



New Mexico: Santa Fe Mayor David Coss and the Sustainable Santa Fe Commission Receive the Santa Fe Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on September 29, 2010. L to R: Katherine Mortimer, Staff; Stephen Skelton, EHoF Rep; Joe Sehee, Member; Camilla Bustamante, Chair; Dan Baker, EHoF Rep; David Coss, Mayor

Feature: City of Santa Fe



North Carolina: Asheville Mayor Terry Bellamy (R) and City of Asheville Office of Sustainability Energy Coordinator Maggie Ullman (L) Receive the Asheville Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of the City of Asheville on February 8, 2011



Ohio: City of Dayton Receives the Dayton Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on July 21, 2010. L to R: William S. Dugger; Donna G. Winchester, Environmental Manager, City of Dayton; Mayor Gary Leitzell; Commissioner Dean Lovelace; William D. Dugger; Isaiah Dugger

Feature: City of Dayton



Texas: Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell receives Austin Environmental Hall of Fame® Award and Austin Green Guide presented by Ed Shuquist (left) and Fredda Shuquist (right) on June 1, 2010

Feature: City of Austin


Texas, Austin: – L-R: Austin Environmental Hall of Fame® Co-Founders Ed & Fredda Shuquist; Austin City Council Member Laura Morrison; Mayor Pro-tem Mike Martinez; Austin City Council Member Randi Shade; Environmentalist, Video Game Designer and Citizen Astronaut Richard Garriott; Solid Waste Services Department Director Bob Gedert at One Green Step Inauguration on May 1, 2010

Feature: One Green Step
Feature: Richard Garriott, Environmentalist
Thank You Letter from One Green Step



Texas: City of Hutto receives Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on June 3, 2010. Left to right Fredda Shuquist of EHOF, Jeff Svoboda of Keep Hutto Beautiful Commission, Planner Will Guerin of Hutto Development Services, Hutto Mayor David Begier, Sherry Miller of Keep Hutto Beautiful Commission, Ed Shuquist of EHOF

Feature: City of Hutto



Texas: Pecan Hill Mayor Receives Pecan Hill Environmental Hall of Fame® Award presented by Deanne Crumpley (R) on behalf of the City of Pecan Hill for Its Wind Energy Ordinance on January 18, 2011



Texas: Sachse Mayor Mike Felix receives Sachse Environmental Hall of Fame® Award on behalf of the City of Sachse presented Deanne Crumpley (L) and Charles Crumpley (R) on November 1, 2010

Feature: City of Sachse



Virginia, Manassas: Sandy Thompson (2nd from right), Manassas City Public Schools, Supervisor of Administrative Services, Division-wide Recycling Coordinator and Sue Lhotka (left), Refuse & Recycling Manager, City of Manassas receive Manassas Environmental Hall of Fame® Awards and Manassas Green Guide presented by Joanne Nistico, Mike Munsterman and Terry Coakley on April 17, 2010

Feature: Manassas City Public Schools