Awards program celebrates Connecticut’s environmental volunteers
BRIDGEPORT, CONN. – March 1, 2023 – Aquarion Water Company today announced its call for nominations for the 2023 Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards. For the past 12 years, the Environmental Champion Awards program has celebrated the achievements of Connecticut residents, businesses, and organizations dedicated to environmental protection and sustainability.
Winners in the Adult, Non-Profit Organization, and Business categories will have the opportunity to select an environmental non-profit to receive a $5,000 grant. The student category winner (grades 9-12) will receive a $1,000 award.
“Each year, Aquarion is impressed by the hard work and dedication of the state’s residents, businesses, and organizations to protect our natural environment and create a more sustainable Connecticut,” said Donald Morrissey, President of Aquarion Water Company. “Our awards program honors and celebrates these remarkable efforts and bring awareness to the ever-increasing need for environmental conservation.”
The deadline for submissions is May 5, 2023 and the winners will be announced on June 3, 2023 at an awards ceremony held at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo.