Greater Tucson Leadership 2013 Community Leadership Awards | Business
Greater Tucson Leadership (GTL) recently presented its annual Community Leadership Award to two deserving organizations.
The award is presented to an individual or organization whose commitment and active involvement in the community exemplifies proven leadership by finding solutions, implementing positive change and encouraging responsible action.
Honored this year were Local First Arizona and Flandrau Science Center.
Local First Arizona received accolades from GTL for “building vibrant communities that make residents proud to call home.” Local First is a non-profit organization working to strengthen communities and local economies through supporting and celebrating locally owned businesses throughout Arizona. Leadership is demonstrated through their efforts to educate about the economic, environmental and cultural benefits of a strong local economy.
Flandrau Science Center was recognized as being instrumental to the success of the GTL 2013 Class Project by providing critical support in the form of a base of operations, shelter and facilities for the 100 mile, 26 hour relay “Lead to Read” walk for literacy. Flandrau’s outstanding collaborative spirit and generous material support stands out.
Past recipients of the GTL Community Leadership Award include:
- 2011- Linda Cohen and Kerry Stratford
- 2007 – Steve Lynn
- 2006 – Alaina Levine
- 2005 – Dr. Tanis Salant
- 2004 – Rick Myers
- 2003 – Emily Meschter
- 2002 – Dr. Richard Carmona
- 2001 – Dr. Augusto Ortiz and Martha Ortiz
- 2000 – Judge Nanette Warner
- 1999 – Jim Click Jr.
- 1998 – Lorraine Lee
- 1997 – James S. Griffith
- 1996 – F. Ann Rodriguez
- 1995 – Charles “Punch” Woods
- 1994 – C. Donald Hatfield