Awards Celebration Thank-You!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on December 2, 2016

PRC’s 2016 Awards Celebration was hugely successful and enjoyable event. We were excited to host the Celebration at the Villanova University Conference Center in beautiful Rador, Pennsylvania and to connect with our supporters, congratulate our honorees, and celebrate PRC’s accomplishments. The reception at the Montrose Mansion highlighted PRC’s hard work to protect Pennsylvania’s environment, educate residents across the state, and engage stakeholders and was kicked off with a wine & beer samplings reception of networking, raffles and a silent auction. The keynote speaker, Executive Deputy Secretary of the PA Department of Environmental Protection John Stefanko, gave exceptional remarks regarding current DEP projects as they apply to PRC and our mission.

Following excellent remarks by Stefanko, PRC was proud to present green awards to leaders and innovators in sustainability in Pennsylvania.

  • Granger Energy Services – Leadership in Sustainable Energy (Berks & Lancaster Counties). Granger Energy Services is being honored for its project harvesting gas from two different landfills to produce renewable energy through both direct use and electric generation.
  • The Hershey Company – Leadership in Green Building (Hershey, Dauphin County). The Hershey Company is being honored for its renovation and conversion of a historic 100+ year-old factory in downtown Hershey into a state-of-the-art office complex (19 East Building).
  • Radnor Township – Leadership in Stormwater Management (Radnor Township, Delaware County). Radnor Township is being honored for its comprehensive and innovative municipal stormwater management program.
  • Straub Brewery, Inc. – Leadership in Reusable Packaging (St. Marys, Elk County). Straub Brewery, Inc. is being honored for its use of refillable bottles at its brewery in St. Marys. Straub is one of only two breweries in the United States that uses or offers refillable bottles.

PRC would like to thank everyone who made our 2016 Awards Celebration a huge success, and would like to especially thank our donors. Our Donors’ support through this event has an immediate impact on PRC, making it possible for us to continue services and expand our programs to conserve even more of Pennsylvania’s resources.

We can’t wait to see you all in 2017!

Granger Energy Services – Leadership in Sustainable Energy

The Hershey Company – Leadership in Green Building

Radnor Township – Leadership in Stormwater Management

Straub Brewery, Inc. – Leadership in Reusable Packaging

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