By Grey Lee
We had a great event on Tuesday night. The photos are forthcoming (thanks Carlos!!!)
And the winners of our various Member Awards were:
Most Likely to Send an Email at 3AM – Carrie Havey
Most Likely to Take Recycling Home from the Office – Dee Spiro
Most Likely to Be Completely Off the Grid in a Year – Laura Fitch
Advocate of the Year – Kathleen Arthur
Educator of the Year – Chris Schaffner
Mentor of the Year – Jim Newman
EPMA Rising Star – Laurel Kruke and Javier Burgos
AND we had a special mention to our awesome previous Chapter Operations Manager Suzanne Abbott, who's now at Vidaris. She showed up in style and managed to score the biggest contribution of the night – a $1000 sponsorship from Jack Mackin at Sterrit Lumber – Thanks you Suzanne, and thank you Jack!
It really was a great time had by all. Many of the old familiar faces, but also a whole slew of new folks. Thanks to all of those who signed up to become members due to the event. We are ambitiously kicking off a membership drive in the new year, so it's nice to see that our messaging and outreach is already starting to pay off. Thanks, once again, to all the members for joining the Chapter.
Thanks must also go to Rachel Zsembery and her team on the Special Events committee – Dee, Katya, Keith, Krista, Suzanne and Carlos. You all know how to make it happen, with style. Thanks again for all your hard work.
The night also meant the community had a chance to give back – our philanthropic beneficiaries this year have been the Jowney Elementary School in Brockton – combined, we brought in $667 for the kids for school supplies. We have partnered with the school as they have been working on greening the facility and engaging the students very well and we want to continue to support their efforts.
Thanks again, everyone, I'm proud of this Green Building Community.