On Wednesday, May 25, we celebrated our
5th Annual Watershed Milestones Awards & Reception with over 200 friends, guests, sponsors, and honorees. It was an inspirational evening of celebrating the year’s achievements with heroes from across our entire TTF community!
Water Commissioner McCarty
Peter Kelly of Globe Dye Works
We were especially proud that
Globe Dye Works owner Pete Kelly welcomed us and that Water Commissioner McCarty shared her encouraging words about our work. Thank you to Anthony Bellmon of Representative Boyle‘s office and Elizabeth Trout of Representative Steve McCarter‘s office for bringing certificates of recognition for our heroes.
Latinas in Motion receive the Friend of the TTF Watershed Award.
We are proud to have honored Tom Manns,
Latinas in Motion, and our most dedicated Streamkeepers as Friends of the TTF Watershed. Read about all these wonderful folks here.
Tom Manns displays his Friend of the TTF Watershed Award.
Our most dedicated Streamkeepers were proud to be named Friends of the TTF Watershed.
Our TTF Watershed Educators were Environmental Educator
Judith Gratz, and Sookyung Chang and Gloria Kenny of Saint Basil Academy. Learn about these award recipients here.
Judith Gratz is named TTF Watershed Educator.
Gloria Kenny and Sookyung Chang of Saint Basil Academy display their TTF Watershed Educator Awards.
Our TTF Watershed Public Leader Award went to Drew Brown and Adam Levine of
Philadelphia Water. Read more about these two fine gentlemen here!
Drew Brown and Adam Levine of Philadelphia Water were our TTF Public Leaders.
Our TTF Youth Champion Award went to the STEM Challenge Club of
Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School. See what these amazing students have been up to here.
STEM Challenge Club of Mariana Bracetti Academy Charter School members receive the TTF Youth Champion Award.
For our TTF Nonprofit Steward Award, we were proud to honor
Abington Friends School and Solid Rock United Methodist Church. These two organizations and their communities have demonstrated their commitment to our watershed — read more about them here.
Abington Friends School receives the Nonprofit Steward award.
Solid Rock United Methodist Church is named TTF Nonprofit Steward.
Our TTF Corporate Steward Award went to
Wawa for their store on Aramingo Avenue. Read more about Wawa and the Green Stormwate Infrastructure they installed here!
Representatives of Wawa receive the TTF Corporate Steward Award.
Our TTF Legacy Award went to both Fred Maurer of the Friends of Tacony Creek Park and
Wyncote Audubon Society (WAS). Both Fred and WAS have demonstrated a long time commitment to our watershed and their efforts will have a lasting impact — read about them here.
Fred Maurer of the Friends of Tacony Creek Park receives the TTF Legacy Award.
Wyncote Audubon Society receives the TTF Legacy Award.
For more photos from the event, be sure to check out the
5th Annual Watershed Milestones Awards photo album on Flickr! See how our Partner Alliance enjoyed Milestones in this companion blog!
Our Partner Alliance!
AKRF, Inc. — O’Brien & Gere — The RBA Group — Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership — Firestone & Company — Pennoni Associates