Registration Deadline Nears for EcoWorks 7th Annual Breakfast

DETROIT — The deadline to register for the EcoWorks 7thAnnual Breakfast, featuring keynote speaker former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, is approaching.

The breakfast is set for Sept. 18 from 7:30 to 10:00 a.m. at The Detroit Yacht Club, 1 Riverbank Drive, on Belle Isle. More than 150 professionals from the energy industry, businesses, government, non-profits, financial firms, and the community are expected to attend. Registration for the breakfast is $75 per person; tickets are also included with event sponsorship packages.

Said Justin Schott, EcoWorks executive director: “We face a pivotal time in the history of Detroit and our region. The breakfast creates opportunities to honor our sustainable community champions and to think critically about how our actions can shape a brighter, more sustainable future for everyone.”

Featured at the event are the 2015 Sustainable Community Champion Awards. The awards showcase individuals and organizations that have shown leadership in renewable energy and sustainability practices in communities and the built environment.

The breakfast is sponsored by Masco Corporation Foundation, Ron Rose Milagro, CLEAResult, Nexient, Hour Detroit, ICF International, WDET 101.9 FM, Griffin, Smalley & Wilkerson, Comerica, PNC, Alliance for the Great Lakes, Plunkett & Cooney, AKT Peerless, Greening Detroit.com, Pepper Hamilton LLP and O’Brien Construction Co. Breakfast registration is at www.EcoWorksDetroit.org.

For information about the event or EcoWorks, contact Alicia Miller at (313) 894-1030 or amiller@ecoworksdetroit.org.

EcoWorks, formerly known as the WARM Training Center, is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization in Detroit. Established in 1981, its mission is to create opportunities to learn and practice the sustainable use of energy and natural resources through innovative education, job training, consulting, social business, and advocacy.

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