E3 Washington Honored at Forterra’s 17th Annual Awards Breakfast
Forterra (formerly the Cascade Land Conservancy) Awards and Fundraising Breakfast welcomed over 2,000 business, environmental, education, and elected leaders to celebrate “people and organizations for conserving great lands and building great communities.”
Representing E3 Washington and receiving the award was Effenus Henderson (E3 Washington Board President), Gilda Wheeler, (E3 Washington Board Member), Pam Tufts (E3 Washington Board Member), Chuck Lennox (E3 Washington Grants Manager), Abby Ruskey (E3 Washington Executive Director). Also at the E3 Washington table were Naki Stevens (Executive Policy Advisor on Puget Sound to the Commissioner of Public Lands) and Courtney Sullivan (Education Director, National Wildlife Federation NW Region).
“E3 Washington is deeply honored to receive this recognition from Forterra; one of our state’s most successful and innovative nonprofit organizations,” stated Effenus Henderson, E3 Washington Board President. E3 Washington Executive Director Abby Ruskey added, “Forterra is pursuing partnerships and bold new initiatives such as their new C3 program while continuing to secure and restore natural places for people to learn, work and play for generations to come. Our mission and programs are very complimentary and we’re looking forward to exploring further avenues for collaborative impact.”
The 2012 Conservation Awards Breakfast Award Winners Video features inspiring people and organizations including The Washington Trails Association, The Seattle Center: Next 50 Celebration, and South Central Washington Resource & Conservation Development. Our E3 Washington feature story is the last one included and begins at minute 6:58.