Learning Gate Community School of Lutz Receives National "Best of Green Schools" Honor from USGBC  

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council has honored the Learning Gate Community School of Lutz, FL, as a 2014 “Best of Green Schools” recipient. The award recognizes 10 individuals, institutions, projects and events representing the best environmental efforts in schools across the USA this year. Learn more about the Best of Green Schools 2014 here.  

The Learning Gate Community School -- which is LEED Platinum Certified -- is recognized in the Community Event category. the school's EcoFest is an annual community event celebrating the businesses, organizations and individuals in the Tampa Bay area dedicated to the principles of sustainability. Ecofest was free to the public and had more than 100 vendors, live music, workshops, demonstrations, informational booths, green-living products and services from local artists, environmental organizations, alternative health practitioners, renewable energy specialists, and organic farms with local produce. The event took place at Lowry Park and drew more than 4,000 attendees.  Learn about EcoFest 2015 here.

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The USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter's annual LEEDership Awards program will take place on October 21 at the University of South Florida's St. Petersburg Campus' University Student Center. Click here to learn more.



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Upcoming Chapter and Branch Programs

02 Sep 2015 8:00 AM • Tampa Bay Trane, 902 North Himes Avenue, Tampa, FL 33609
03 Sep 2015 12:00 PM • 4168 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216
09 Sep 2015 7:30 AM • 4168 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216
11 Sep 2015 12:00 PM • Southwest Florida Community Foundation, 8771 College Parkway Building 2, Suite 201, Fort Myers, FL 33919
16 Sep 2015 12:00 PM • Crowley Services, 3301 Whitfield Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34243
17 Sep 2015 1:30 PM • Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland - 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805
17 Sep 2015 6:00 PM • 1 Dali Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33701



 



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