USGBC 2012 Green Gala

Laura Turner Seydel, Keynote Speaker at USGBC 2012 Green Gala
Laura Turner Seydel

Last night the USGBC Charlotte Region Chapter hosted its annual Green Gala and Silent Auction at The Ritz Carlton, Charlotte. Charlotte’s Green Gala was held in conjunction with the 5th annual Sustainable Business Awards which celebrated sustainable growth in our region. The keynote speaker was Laura Turner Seydel, a national environmental advocate and eco-living expert dedicated to creating a healthy and sustainable future for our children.  She spoke on the many important reasons to support healthy, high-performing schools for healthy, high-performing students. Our own Whitney Bauman was proud to have worked on the Silent Auction committee.  Whitney reported nearly 400 people attended and the evening was a great success.

A&K Painting Company, a member of USGBC, is the leading Charlotte Painting Contractor with expertise and years of leadership in completion of award winning LEED projects and an industry leader and advocate for green construction practices.