2019 Sustainability Awards

Sustainability Awards 2019

Pictured above: Top left corner - County Executive Jan H. Gardner and Elizabeth McCook , Center- Karl Layer and Veronica Henry from the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick, Far right corner - County Executive Jan H. Gardner with Patrice Gallagher, Elizabeth Law and Ronald Kaltenbaugh, Bottom left corner - Tyler Hegamyer, Braeden Bumpers of McClintock Distilling, with City of Frederick Mayor Michael O'Connor and County Executive Jan H. Gardner.

Congratulations to the 2019 Sustainability Award Winners!

The Frederick County Sustainability Commission thanks you for your nominations for its 2019 Sustainability Awards to recognize individuals and organizations in Frederick County that have made an outstanding contribution in helping the county advance sustainability efforts. Awards are presented based on demonstrated leadership, innovation and success in sustainability. 

County Executive Jan H. Gardner and Frederick County Sustainability Commission Chair Ronald Kaltenbaugh presented the 2019 Sustainability Awards to the following winners at the 8th Annual Green Homes Challenge Recognition Event on March 29, 2019:

Non Profit Category - The Housing Authority of the City of Frederick

Commercial Category - McClintock Distilling

Individual Category - Elizabeth McCook and Jim Smith

Lifetime Achievement Sustainability Award - George Rudy (Posthumously). 

 Click here for more information about the winners and the Green Homes Challenge Recognition Event.

2018 Sustainability Awards

County Executive Jan H. Gardner and Frederick County Sustainability Commission Chair Ronald Kaltenbaugh presented the 2018 Sustainability Awards to the following winners at the 7th Annual Green Homes Challenge Recognition Event:

Stream-Link Education — Stream-Link Education is a nonprofit  organization whose mission is to connect community to conservation by organizing volunteer tree planting  experiences to promote environmental awareness. 

Ron Holter - Holterholm Farms - Ron, a pioneer in the Regenerative Agriculture and Holistic Management movements, converted Holterholm Farm, his family's 6th-generation, conventional dairy farm, to an all-organic farm.