Central Florida Sierra Club Group Group Receives National Sierra Club Award
SAN FRANCISCO Sept. 23, 2000 The Central Florida Group of the Sierra Club
was among those receiving national recognition from the Sierra Club this fall.
The group received the national Sierra Clubs Denny and Ida Wilcher Award, which
honors outstanding achievement in the area of membership and/or fundraising. The group
received the award for its fundraising efforts to protect the Wekiva River.
The Sierra Club, which was founded in 1892 by John Muir, is the countrys oldest
and largest grassroots environmental organization. It currently has more than 600,000
members. For more information on the Central Florida Group of the Sierra Club, visit their website at http://www.sierraclub.org/chapters/fl/central/.