ForeverGreen Luncheon

The 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon took place Tuesday, February 27 at the Embassy Suites on Verdae Boulevard in Greenville. Scroll down the page for more information about the award recipients' accomplishments, our generous sponsors, and Andrea's closing remarks at the event.

Thank you to our 2018 ForeverGreen Luncheon Sponsors - March 5th, 2018

Upstate Forever’s ForeverGreen Annual Awards Luncheon was extra special this year, thanks in big part to our generous sponsors. read more

By Aldon Knight

A Message from Our Executive Director - February 28th, 2018

Andrea Cooper, Executive Director of Upstate Forever, made closing remarks at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon calling for increased support for Upstate Forever's work in the face of mounting sprawl. read more

By Andrea Cooper

Award Spotlight: Spartanburg School District 6 Farm to School Program - February 27th, 2018

The Spartanburg School District 6: Farm to School Initiative was honored with the Tommy Wyche Land Conservation Champion Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Scott Park

Award Spotlight: Catherine Heigel - February 27th, 2018

Catherine Heigel was honored with the Clean Water Champion Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon for her leadership in launching the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program during her time with SC DHEC. read more

By Heather Nix

Award Spotlight: Dean Hybl - February 27th, 2018

The Land Planning & Policy Champion at the 2018 ForeverGreen Luncheon was Dean Hybl, executive director at Ten at the Top, for going above and beyond his job description on land use policy. read more

By Lisa Hallo

Award Spotlight: Rep. Gary Clary - February 27th, 2018

Representative Gary Clary of Pickens was honored with the Public Servant of the Year Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Shelley Robbins

Award Spotlight: Luther Lyle - February 27th, 2018

Luther Lyle of Oconee County was presented with the 2018 Volunteer of the Year Award for his tireless work to preserve the cultural and natural heritage of Oconee Town, an irreplaceable Cherokee historic site. read more

By Scott Park

Award Spotlight: Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery - February 27th, 2018

Mary Walsh and Jac Oliver of Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery were presented with the Innovation in Sustainable Business Award at the 2018 ForeverGreen Awards Luncheon. read more

By Heather Nix

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