The 16th annual Portage Environmental Conservation Awards dinner is set for this Saturday.
The event and will feature a reception with music, hors d'oeuvres featuring local foods, a buffet dinner and more.
Winners of the 2014 Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards to be honored at the event include:
Environmental Stewardship: Rick Strebler
Environmental Education: Crestwood Outdoor Education Committee
Environmental Activism: Friends of the Crooked River
Green Business: Lucky Penny Creamery
Honor Roll for Land Conservation: Fred and Carol Maier, Randolph.
The dinner will be held at the Kent American Legion, 1945 Mogadore Road, from 6 to 9 p.m. Call the Park District at 330-297-7728 for more information or visit www.portageparkdistrict.org to register online.
Fundraising proceeds will benefit the Portage Park District Foundation, whose mission is to support the Park District's critical work of conserving Portage County's natural and cultural heritage.