Environment leaders honoured

The Abbotsford Matsqui Rotary Club will announce the recipients, among 22 nominations, at an upcoming banquet.

The Abbotsford Environmental Leadership Awards are coming up, with 22 individuals and businesses nominated.

The awards will be presented at a banquet at the Ramada Plaza and Conference Centre on Feb. 9, hosted by the Abbotsford Matsqui Rotary Club, which created the awards.

Categories include energy saver, water saver, agri-links, green projects, green leader and green product/service. The judging panels were impressed with the quality of nominees, says a Rotary press release.

The reception begins at 6 p.m., buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m., with awards to follow. Tickets are $45, available through the club’s website http://abbotsfordmatsquirotary.org or from Bert van Dalfsen (telephone 604 853-2152, email vandalfsen@shaw.ca).