Bill Latka, filmmaker and devoted climate change activist, is the 2019 recipient of Groundwork’s Milliken Leadership Award for outstanding commitment to environmental protection. We ask him to tell a bit about his climate change journey.
On this Thanksgiving Day, join us in sending a heartfelt thank-you to Kim Pontius, CEO of Traverse Area Association of Realtors and Groundwork 2018 Milliken Award recipient. We ask him to reflect on the Grand Vision, a planning effort he played a big role in, now that nearly a decade has passed since its completion.
The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities presented this year’s Milliken Leadership Award on Saturday, Oct. 7, to Mary Van Valin, a Groundwork Board Member, former teacher, and respected activist in the community.
Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities honors Cherry Capital Foods owner Chip Hoagland -the “Warren Buffet of northern Michigan foods” -with Milliken Leadership Award during annual Harvest at the Commons celebration.