Press Release: Clarkstown Seeks Nominations for Town's First Environmental Excellence Award
Nominations for Town's First Environmental Excellence Award
Nominations Due by
September 19, 2011
Gromack, Councilwoman Shirley Lasker and the Town Board announce the Town of
Clarkstown's first annual Environmental Excellence Award.
The Town is seeking nominations based on the nominee's
contribution to environmental preservation, beautification and improvement
within the Town of Clarkstown. Also considered
will be the nominee's involvement as a volunteer or coordinator in Town
environmental programs, and any innovative programs or measures the nominee has
taken or developed to better the Town's natural environment.
Consideration will also be given to the nominee's length of
service in these activities.
"The Town of
Clarkstown is a leader in environmental initiatives from purchasing to policy
to public education," said Supervisor Alex Gromack.
"This award will give us the opportunity to recognize those
in our community who share our dedication to our environment."
Applicants may be
organizations, businesses or individuals of any age located, operating or
residing in the Town and the deadline for submission is September 19, 2011. The application consists of a one page nomination
form, 100-150 word synopsis, and supporting materials. Residents
can access the application on the town's website or by calling the Town's
Office of Parks and Recreation at 639-6200.
decided to recognize and honor the people in our community who dedicate
and donate their time and expertise to improving the environment in
Clarkstown,” said Councilwoman Shirley
Lasker.“There are so many wonderful and talented volunteers
who work selflessly every day to improve our quality of life. They are the true unsung heroes and role models in
our community. As Margaret Mead said,
"A small group of thoughtful people can change the world. Indeed it is the
only thing that ever has." Please submit
your nominations to us so we can pay tribute to and highlight the many
achievements of these outstanding individuals.”