Washington, DC – Casey Trees and Whole Foods Market hosted the Canopy Awards at Dock 5 Union Market, a no-holds-barred night filled with awesome food and drink dedicated to celebrating DC tree canopy and Arbor Day.
This year, the Canopy Awards paid tribute to five individuals and groups that have gone above and beyond to re-tree the District.
Award for Design: District Department of Transportation
Award for Education: Ryoko Yamamoto
Award for Leadership: Councilmember Mary C. Cheh
Award for Partnership: The Crispus Attucks Development Corporation
Award for Volunteer Service: Gregg Serenbetzis
The Canopy Awards is no stuffy affair. This year theme was a city park, complete with chess boards and a central fountain. Great food and drink were presented by; Design Cuisine, Shake Shack Union Station, Stumpton Coffee Roasters, Republic Restoratives Distillery, and The Pursuit Wine Bar.
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