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Arizona Forward Celebrates 50 Years of Environmental Excellence at Annual Gala
The Event: Arizona Forward Environmental Excellence Awards & 50th Anniversary Gala
The Cause: Arizona Forward
Mission: Arizona Forward is the state’s leading sustainability not-for-profit organization that has successfully worked on major environmental initiatives for Arizona since 1969.
Event Leadership: David Skinner, Board Chairman / Grady Gammage, Jr., Lead Judge / Lori Singleton, President & CEO of Arizona Forward
The Presidents Award: Mar 5 Gila River Indian Community Interpretative Trail.
The Governor’s Award for Arizona’s Future: Arizona’s Drought Contingency Plan Process (DCP)
Leading Sponsors: SRP (Title Sponsor) / Arizona State University, City of Mesa, HDR, Northern Arizona University, Nikola Motor Company, Maricopa County Air Quality Department and Vitalyst Health Foundation (50th Anniversary Sponsors)
Date held: Sept. 21, 2019
Venue: Arizona Biltmore Resort
Program highlight: A total of 93 projects were nominated in the private and public sector with 12 receiving the Crescordia Award for each category.
Photo credit: Mike Myers & W Scott Mitchell Photography LLC