FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 18, 2016) – The public is invited to the 2016 Earth Day celebration Thursday, April 21, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.
The Energy and Environment Cabinet, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality and the Kentucky Environmental Education Council will host an environmental education event while honoring several nominees for the Kentucky Green Ribbon Schools program and awardees for the Green and Healthy Schools program for their accomplishments in energy conservation. The Environmental Quality Commission also will honor the 2016 Earth Day Award recipients.
On hand will be Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles Snavely, Environmental Quality Commission Chairman Steve Coleman, Kentucky Commissioner of Education Dr. Stephen Pruitt and Kentucky Environmental Education Council Executive Director Elizabeth Schmitz
The celebration will take place Thursday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History on 100 West Broadway in Frankfort.
Twenty-five state and local agencies, along with nonprofit organizations, will be represented at the event with educational booths. For a list of agencies, visit the EEC website at http://eec.ky.gov/Pages/earthday.aspx.
For additional information, contact Ricki Gardenhire at 502-564-5525.