Great Lakes Awards Celebration -- 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Old Town Marquee
319 Cesar E Chavez Lane
Lansing, MI 48906
A lighthouse with a rainbow

Let's celebrate Michigan’s rich water resources and the extraordinary individuals who work to protect them at Clean Water Action’s 2020 Great Lakes Award Celebration!  

Please join us for the evening and enjoy delicious food and drinks, a special keynote address from United States Senator Gary Peters, live music, and the company of friends and colleagues.

We will also recognize local leaders at the event for outstanding advocacy on behalf of our Great Lakes and drinking water.  We hope you will join us to honor and celebrate them for their dedication to ensuring a clean water future for all Michiganders.


Hero of the Great Lakes

US Senator Gary Peters

Great Lakes Protectors

Bryan Newland, on behalf of the Indigenous Tribes of Michigan

Great Lakes Champion

Representative Laurie Pohutsky, State House District 19

Drinking Water Advocate of the Year

Sylvia Orduno, People’s Water Board Coalition

Note: We are monitoring the spread of COVID-19 in Michigan and across the Country. We may re-evaluate this event based on government recommendations or other information about avoiding large gatherings or enacting social distancing measures. Please check back closer to the Great Lakes Awards Celebration.