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MEDIA ADVISORY: October 8, 2010
CONTACT: DEP Press Office, (850) 245-2112

DEP to Announce Winners of Green School Awards

-Event will award achievements of environmental excellence in education -

PALM BEACH GARDENS – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in conjunction with the Florida Department of Education (DOE), Florida’s Foundation and the Collins Center for Public Policy’s Sustainable Florida Program will announce five finalists for the second annual Governor’s Serve to Preserve: Green School Awards on October 12, 2010.

The names will be presented during the annual Sustainable Florida Conference at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriot. One winner will be selected in each of five categories and will receive cash awards and certificates.

The Serve to Preserve: Green Schools Awards, launched on Earth Day 2009, recognizes students, teachers, classrooms, schools and school districts for their efforts to create healthy, efficient and productive places for learning. To learn more about the Governor’s Serve to Preserve: Green Schools Awards, visit: http://www.dep.state.fl.us/secretary/ed/schools/about.htm.

To learn more about the event and purchase tickets, visit: http://www.collinscenter.org/events/event_details.asp?id=123419 

The event will take place:

6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Palm Beach Gardens Marriot
400 RCA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

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Last updated: January 25, 2011

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