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Environmental Awards Luncheon/Exhibitor Showcase

2016 - "Response, Recovery, Resiliency - Will Your Business Survive the Next Disaster?"
Thursday - September 8, 2016 

​(Pictured: Bottom row LtR: Michael Tuohey (Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District), Jessica Aldridge (Athens Services), Gordon Johnson (MWD, So. California), Michele Robinson (Kaiser Permanente), Courtney Hicks-Jones (MillerCoors), Phyllis Ferguson (CA Custom Fruits & Flavors), Irwindale Councilmember H. Manuel Ortiz, Marlene Carney (Irwindale Chamber CEO)Top row (LtR): Luis Cetina (MWD, So. California), Pascual Garrido and Vee Clark (SCE Federal Credit Union)

2016 Environmental Award Honorees

The Irwindale Chamber of Commerce Environmental Committee held its 9th annual Environmental Awards and Exhibitor Showcase on Sept 8, 2016 at City of Hope in Duarte.  This event made possible by sponsors City of Hope, Foothill Transit, IDR Environmental Services, Southern CA Edison, MillerCoors, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, Athens Services, Picasso's Cafe, Bakery & Catering, United Rock Products, and Vulcan Materials was initiated to recognize businesses and organizations that have implemented and achieved reduction in their carbon footprint as related to environmental concerns.  Recipients were chosen based on the information provided with the nomination form.
 Awarded for environmental efforts in the following categories:
Water Sustainability Award
Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
Energy Preservation Award
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Waste Reduction Award
MillerCoors
Environmental Leadership Award
Kaiser Permanente
Disaster Planning Award
SCE Federal Credit Union
The Irwindale Chamber wishes to thank the following who participated in the Exhibitor Showcase: Athens Services, Blue Can H2O, City of Hope, Earthquake Solutions, Foothill Transit, IDR Environmental Services, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Metropolitan Water District of So. California, Partee Insurance, Payroll Vault, Rogers &  Associates, SCE, Stone Roofing, The CPR Gals, Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
Thank you to our two dynamic speakers, Margaret Vinci, Office of Earthquake Programs, CalTech Seismology, Laboratory and Thomas Lenzo, Consultant, Infragard, Liaison Officer, and Terrorism Liaison Officer.  Thank you to April Kelcy of Earthquake Solutions for recruiting our speakers.  
 
Pictured LtR: Thomas Lenzo, April Kelcy and Margaret Vinci

2015 Environmental Award Honorees

Water Sustainability Award
San Gabriel Mountains Regional Conservancy
Energy Preservation Award
Mt. San Antonio College
Waste Reduction Award
San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity
Environmental Innovation Award
California Custom Fruits & Flavors
Environmental Leadership Award
MillerCoors Brewery
Wellness in the Workplace Award
Massage Envy-Azusa
Honorable Mention
Clean Tech Environment

2014 Environmental Award Honorees

​Water Sustainability Award
Mt. SAC
Energy Preservation Award
City of Hope
Waste Reduction Award
San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity
Environmental Innovation Award
Rent a Green Box
Environmental Leadership Award
3M Unitek

2012 Environmental Award Honorees:

2011 Environmental Award Honorees:

Heartbeat for Irwindale

Waste Reduction Award - MillerCoors Brewery
Disaster Planning Award - SCE Federal Credit Union
Environmental Leadership Award - Kaiser Permanente
Water Sustainability - Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District
​Energy Preservation Award - Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Get Involved

The Irwindale Chamber of Commerce's Environmental Committee provides a forum to exchange ideas and assist local businesses in preventing or managing environmental and safety challenges. If you are interested in more information about this committee, or if you would like to join in our efforts, please call the Chamber office at 626 960 6606.