On Wednesday evening, September 25, Sustainable Works, a local nonprofit environmental organization, will honor three local leaders as Eco Stars for making valuable contributions to sustainability in our communities. The Eco Stars Celebration will take place at Capital One Café in Santa Monica. This year’s Eco Star honorees are:

Julia Jaye Posin, co-founder of Steel Straws, a social good company with the mission of reducing single-use plastics and organizing environment-focused community events;

Mike Sullivan, owner of LAcarGUY, a family of 11 dealerships, recognized for 20 years of dedication to environmental stewardship and community involvement; and

Sony Pictures A Greener World empowers its worldwide workforce to lower their footprints at home and at work by offering programs that encourage companywide participation in sustainable living.

The September 25 event will be hosted by Capital One Café and will include, in addition to the Eco Star Awards presentation, organic food and beverages. The leading event sponsors which are critical for this fundraising event are Southern California Edison, HBO, Sony Pictures and LAcarGUY. Santa Monica Travel & Tourism, Bird Rides Inc, Shore Hotel, Cedars-Sinai and JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot.

Tickets are available online at https://sustainableworks.networkforgood.com/events/13484-sustainable-works-2019-eco-star-awards. Sponsorships are also appreciated to further the important work of Sustainable Works. For information on all of the organization’s programs, please visit sustainableworks.org.

Submitted by Donna J. Gentry

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