Our 2011 Annual Meeting was a huge success!!
We would like to thank everyone who attended our 2011 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner. Our Silent Auction raised enough funds to meet our goal, and we are grateful to everyone who donated all the wonderful items for the silent auction.
Here are just a few of the wonderful items that were auctioned off this year:
Other Silent Auction Items:
3 Redwings Tickets
Environmentally friendly gift basket of non-toxic cleaning products
Family Fun Pack – 6 pack canoe/kayak rental and dinner
4 tickets to “A Day out with Thomas the Train”
We would like to thank all our wonderful donors for their contribution to the Flint River Watershed Coalition!
2011′s Keynote Speaker
We were honored to have a representative of Mr. Rich Bowman as our keynote speaker on “21st Century Conservation” at the Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner on January 27, 2011. Joining us from The Nature Conservancy, Mr. Bowman’s representative spoke about the path to 21st Century Conservation through managing knowledge, empowering people, and integrating conservation.
Rich currently serves as the Director of Government Relations for the Michigan Office of The Nature Conservancy. Prior to joining TNC, Rich served for 6 ½ years as the Executive Director for the Michigan Council of Trout Unlimited. Rich has also held positions as a Research Assistant with the Annis Water Resources Institute at Grand Valley State University, and served as the Regional Field Representative for the Michigan Farm Bureau in West Michigan.