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Go green with Huntsville Botanical Garden
Published: Monday, August 23, 2010, 4:03 PM
Updated: Monday, August 23, 2010, 4:07 PM
Amy Mayfield, The Huntsville Times
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Tuesday night, dig out your green
dresses and ties and get ready to have
a ball with the Huntsville Botanical
Garden.
As the excitement builds for the Green
U Festival on Saturday, the celebration
begins early with the second annual
Green Tie event.
Robin Conn / The Huntsville Times
Allied Waste representative Bill Brinkley, Green Tie Awards co-chairs
Lori Severin and Ruchi Singhal, Huntsville Botanical Garden Director of
Advancement Tish Pegues and liasons Donna Parsons and Melissa Riley
get ready for the 2nd Annual Green Tie Awards Aug. 24, 2010 in the
HUntsville Botanical Garden Arbor.
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The event, hosted by Huntsville Mayor
Tommy Battle and Madison Mayor Paul
Finley, gets going at 5:30 p.m. with
cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
The mayors, along with Tony Jones of
Boeing, Bill Brinkley of Allied Waste,
Ron Poteat of Regions, Paula
Steigerwald and Harvey Cotten of the
Huntsville Botanical Garden, will
officially kick off the festivities with a
ribbon cutting at 6 p.m.
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Attendees will enjoy fresh, local foods
from Earth Fare, some tasty treats
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from Old Towne Brewery and organic
tweets
wine from The Little Green Store. The
highlight of the evening will be the
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presentation of the Greenies. Local
citizens, businesses and builders with
exemplary sustainable practices will be honored and recognized.
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The event is also a great way to meet leaders in the movement toward sustainability and provides
a forum where attendees can chat about best practices and gather ideas to incorporate into their
own lifestyle and businesses.
Tickets are $35 and may be purchased online.
Related topics: Green U, Huntsville Botanical Garden
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