Tennessee Environmental Council Hosts Annual ‘Green Tie Affair’ - Local Nonprofit Celebrates Its 22nd Annual Celebratory Fundraising Event

03/14/2013 12:16


Local nonprofit, Tennessee Environmental Council, hosts its annual “Green Tie Affair” on Friday, March 22, 2013, from 7-10pm at the University Club of Nashville located at 2402 Garland Avenue, Nashville, TN, 37212. Admission is open to the general public and tickets are $75 each (includes dinner and entertainment). Special pricing is available for veterans, students, TDEC employees, couples and groups. RSVPs are necessary and registrations can be made at http://tectn.org/event/greentie/ or by calling 615-248-6500.


The Council’s executive director, John McFadden, describes, “This event is always a lot of fun for the community. Many attendees wear green and our silent auction is always a big hit. Major sponsors and donors this year include Lightning 100, TVA Green Power Switch, Lightwave Solar, Natural Awakenings and Team Green.”

About Tennessee Environmental Council

Tennessee Environmental Council educates and advocates for the conservation and improvement of Tennessee’s environment, communities, and public health since 1970. Tennessee is one of the most biodiverse inland states in the nation. Our natural resources form the backbone of our economy, quality of life and heritage. For over 40 years, the Council has been working to protect the environment in Tennessee. The Council’s efforts have been successful in protecting the Great Smoky Mountains, cleaning up the Pigeon River, reducing pollution from coal-fired power plants, and preventing degradation of high quality streams and the globally significant Duck River Watershed. The Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and serves as a statewide focal point for the environmental efforts of numerous organizations and individuals working on several projects listed below. The Council's logo features the leaf of a Tulip Poplar – Tennessee’s beloved state tree. The Council presents annual awards to outstanding leaders in our state. The Council initiatives include Sustainable Tennessee, Watershed Support Center, Tennessee Tree Project, Radioactive Waste Education Project, and the annual Green Tie Affair. Visit www.tectn.org for more information.