Public asked to vote for Environmental Heroes finalists | Environment
A total of $15,000 will be donated to local environmental nonprofits on behalf of the winner and finalists.
Each finalist has secured a $2,500 donation for their non-profit of choice, and the finalists will be competing for an additional $7,500 (bringing the total to $10,000 on behalf of the winner to their non-profit).
The winner will be chosen by public voting, online at www.cox7.com/cox-conserves. Votes will be taken until August 12.
The 2013 Cox Conserves Heroes finalists and their environmental nonprofit of choice, are as follows:
- Craig Anderson (Nina Mason Pulliam Rio Salado Audubon Center)
- Diana Hadley (Friends of Tucson’s Birthplace - Mission Garden)
- Brad Lancaster (Desert Harvesters and Green Infrastructure Planning)
The 2013 Cox Conserves Hero will be announced in late August.
In 2012 Melinda Gulick was named Arizona’s Cox Conserves Hero for her long-standing commitment to and passion for Arizona's open space. She did this by cultivating donors and working through complex financing models for the McDowell Sonoran Preserve, she also built important awareness among both corporations and citizens.
Cox Conserves Heroes takes place in multiple Cox markets across the nation, has donated nearly $300,000 to local environmental nonprofits and recognized more than 100 volunteers.
For more information, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com