Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner

Environmental Awards

The 22nd Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner

Due to health concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, this years' dinner has been rescheduled from April to September. 

Saturday, September 12, 5:30p.m.
American Legion Hall in Kent


The Portage Park District Foundation presents the Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner each year as an opportunity to honor and thank our local environmental heroes, enjoy good fellowship, and raise funds to support the Park District’s vital work. The 21st Annual Portage Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will feature a reception with live music, hors-d'oeuvres featuring local foods, a silent auction, a buffet dinner and more. Contact the Portage Park District Foundation with questions at (330) 678-9127

2019 Awardees:
Lifetime Achievement: Joan Sturtevant
Environmental Activism: Lis Regula
Environmental Activism: KSU Campus Kitchen
Environmental Stewardship: Bob Stehli
Environmental Stewardship: Joe Paulus
Green Business: Tree City Coffee & Pastry
Green Building/Development: City of Kent
Environmental Education: Kent Sustainability Commission
Kent Environmental Council Edith Chase Award for Conservation: Lynn Vogel

 sponsorship form      silent auction form

Submit forms to: 
Portage Park District Foundation

705 Oakwood St. Suite G-4
Ravenna, OH 44266

Fundraising proceeds will benefit the Portage Park District Foundation’s mission to support Portage Park District in their effort to conserve Portage County’s natural heritage.

View past award winners here

2018 Awardees

A bunch of people taking a group photo
L to R: Janet Dix, Jeanie Allen, Audrey Bodnar and Jance Lentz Hatch

Judge Berger
L to R: Patty Berger, Judge Robert Berger and Edie Benner

 one taller for adults and one shorter for children
Stanford and Helen Gregory