Triangle Corporate Earth Day Events 2017

Triangle 2017

                 THANK YOU SPONSORS

EarthShare NC invites you to join us in celebrating Earth Day 2017 with a program that integrates corporate interest in the health of the community, team-building for employees, and service to benefit the nonprofits that care or our natural resources every day. The connections and impacts you make create a ripple effect—we make our community stronger and healthier and keep the Triangle a thriving place to live and work.

Be a part of the Ripple EffectJoin us as a Sponsor

You’re invited to join us in creating an even bigger ripple effect by being part of Corporate Earth Day Events Program 2017. By participating as an Earth Day Event Sponsor, your company will make a tangible impact in the Triangle; your employees will have fun and build stronger team relationships through the three events described below. You’ll connect with other business leaders who value corporate social responsibility and get to know local conservation leaders. Learn more here.

1. Corporate Challenge – Various Locations in the Triangle
April 21, 2017

We will match your employee team with a hands-on volunteer project in the Triangle and coordinate logistics to provide a fun, valuable team-building opportunity. The Challenge is also a friendly competition between companies, with awards for Spirit, Participation, Teamwork, and Overall Corporate Challenge winner.


2. After Party & Auction – at Motorco Music Hall, Durham

Come directly from your volunteer site to join your colleagues and other Corporate Challenge Teams at the After Party at Motorco Musical Hall in Durham.  Mingle, play games, and share what you accomplished. You’ll also have the opportunity to bid on unique items in the Silent Auction. You bring your muddy sneakers and stories, we’ll bring the food, drinks and prizes!


3. Earth Day Breakfast – Market Hall, Raleigh

April 28, 2017, 8-9:30AM

This final Earth Day Event brings business leaders together to show support for keeping the Triangle a healthy and thriving place to live and work. The morning will feature dynamic speakers, updates on local conservation issues, and time to make connections with conservation and business leaders in our community. We will present awards for the Corporate Challenge and Corporate Partner of the Year–and of course, serve a delicious breakfast featuring local ingredients! Purchase Ticketstriangle-breakfast

2016 Corporate Earth Day – Triangle

In April 2016, more than 160 employees from 15 companies came together to celebrate Earth Day in a way that made a big impact on the Triangle community. Visit the 2016 Triangle corporate Earth Day Events page and see the 2016 Corporate Challenge Recap video!

2017 Corporate Earth Day Events Committee

  • Betsy Brown, Friends of Mountains to Sea Trail
  • Emily Egge, EarthShare NC Board Member
  • Laura Webb Smith, City of Durham
  • Ann Camden, G&S Communications
  • Margaret Sands, Triangle Land Conservancy
  • Anne Claire Broughton, Broughton Consulting, LLC.
  • Pat Dunlop, Southern Environmental Law Center
  • Pam Fulk, Carolina Tiger Rescue
  • Dayatra T. Matthews, Local Government Federal Credit Union
  • Neelesh Patel, Net Friends, Inc.
  • Gina Andersen, Triangle Community Foundation
  • Greg Hyer, Thee Design
  • Joelle Andrews, Citrix
  • Kelly Bodie, NC Coastal Federation
  • Heather Beard, EarthShare NC Executive Director
  • Hollie E. Woodruff, EarthShare NC, Outreach & Engagement Director
  • Brian Nealon, EarthShare NC, Operations Manager
  • Emily Schieffer, EarthShare NC, Triangle Earth Day Coordinator


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