Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful and its supporters gathered at Giovanni's on Thursday for the annual Earth Day luncheon.
The event featured guest speaker Leilani Münter, a driver in NASCAR's ARCA development league, and KNIB presented its Environmental Excellence Awards to local groups and individuals who work to improve the region. The Rockford Chamber of Commerce, City of Rockford, and Winnebago County were honored.
"We recognize these organizations as supporting us at the outset, and throughout our non-profit's lifetime," KNIB Executive Director Lori Gummow said. "Each of these organizations show exemplary dedication to improving and protecting the environment."
This was the sixth year of the luncheon. More information on KNIB can be found at www.knib.org.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.