Grow Springfield Featured in The State Journal Register
May 5, 2015
Grow Springfield Community Gardens Featured on Friendly Chevrolet Auto Show
April 23, 2017
Outstanding Leadership in Sustainability 2017 Awards Reception
October 25, 2017
November 8, Wednesday, 6 pm Your Corner Office Reception Room, 427 E Monroe Ste 200, Springfield Pasta/salad by Secret Recipe/upscale desserts by SSI BOARD/Libations provided by Obeds & Issacs
We are proud to announce this year’s award recipients as follows:
Land Use/Site Project
Rooftop Program (Maldaner’s rooftop) Grace Norris, Susan Helm
Alana Reynolds for community garden education and project site creation through Grow Springfield & Boys & Girls Club
Crawford, Murphy, & Tilly, Inc. (CMT) for their landmark solar project at their Springfield, IL. headquarters which will be providing 90-95% of their annual power requirements."
Joel Johnson - 2.24 kW installation on his home. Joel also bikes to work, has a native plant garden and greenhouse and runs a dry cell battery recycling program at his workplace.
Jubilee Farms- 5kW solar installation on their new building/educational purposes
Perishing Planet - Illinois Times November 23, 2016 - Call to action on climate change. By Alastair Bland. Cover illustration by Serene Lusano.
Dr. Megan Styles of UIS for her educational efforts in the classroom and Environmental Studies Program as well as dedication, participation, and leadership in the school's Sustainability Committee, Bike Committee, SAGE, and spearheading University garden program/project.
This evening has been organized by Sustainable Springfield, Inc as a celebration and well deserved recognition of local leadership in sustainability.
All proceeds from this event will assist us in our local projects including this evening’s event. We request those attending (other than our awardees) pay $25 per person to support this evening’s event. Registration by November 6: late registration is $30. Payment can be made online or at the door the evening of the event.