2017 Community Sentinel Awards Reception

November 18, 2017 @ 6:30PM — 8:30PM

3rd annual award ceremony honoring environmental stewards

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Celebrating the heroes who guard their communities from the harms of oil and gas development

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About the Award

The impacts of the oil and gas industry are expanding across the United States. Thousands of volunteers work in their communities and cherished places to document, limit, and prevent harms caused by oil and gas development. The Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship honors the efforts of three of these tireless sentinels each year. Learn more about the award

Ceremony Details

This year's recipients are Ranjana Bhandari of Arlington, Texas; Frank Finan of Hop Bottom, Pennsylvania; and Ray Kemble of Montrose, PA. They will be recognized at an evening reception at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, November 18, 2017 during the People vs. Oil and Gas Infrastructure Summit. (Note: some scholarships to attend the summit are available on an as-need basis). Admission to the reception is included with conference registration. There is no need for conference attendees to register separately for the reception.

If you only plan to attend the Community Sentinel Awards Reception on November 18th, each $40 ticket includes the awards ceremony and reception, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a free drink. Tickets are limited, so get yours today!

Keynote: We are excited to announce that Sandra Steingraber, PhD, acclaimed ecologist and author, will be joining us as the keynote speaker for this year's Community Sentinel award program.

We hope you will be able to join us in honoring the efforts of these incredible environmental stewards.


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Event Location

Omni William Penn Hotel, William Penn Ballroom
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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