Posts Tagged ‘Dennis Creech’

Southface Celebrates Winter Solstice 2016

Last week at the annual Southface Winter Solstice Celebration, Southface staff, members and friends celebrated a successful year and honored key contributors to the organization’s mission, including outgoing co-founder and executive director Dennis Creech.

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Southface Honors Dennis Creech at Annual Visionary Dinner

On Thursday, September 8, the Oceans Ballroom at the Georgia Aquarium was filled for Southface’s annual Visionary Dinner. Close to 600 business leaders, nonprofit executives, policymakers and sustainability enthusiasts joined us to celebrate outgoing Executive Director Dennis Creech, and his 38 years of service to Southface.

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Southface presents annual Award of Excellence and Volunteer of the Year Award at Winter Solstice Celebration

Last night at the annual Winter Solstice Celebration, Southface staff, members and friends celebrated a successful year and honored key contributors to the organization’s mission including The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, the recipient of the Southface Award of Excellence, and the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable Steering Committee, recipients of Volunteer of the Year Award.

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Georgia Growing Green

Note from Dennis Creech, Southface co-founder. Dear Southface Community, The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 changed the public’s perception of the environment. However, while the production and use of energy was a major driver behind many of the serious global and local environmental challenges of the day, few in the environmental community worked…

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EarthCraft Virginia's Sustainable Leadership Awards

EarthCraft Virginia is an independent nonprofit organization that started as a special initiative of Southface, but has truly flourished over its 10-year history. I had the honor of offering remarks at this years’ ceremony where individuals were recognized for their accomplishments in advancing green building and sustainable community design.

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Welcome to the Southface Journal – Winter 2014

This article originally appeared in the Saporta Report Thought Leaders section in April, 2016. All of us know someone with a chronic respiratory illness like asthma, and we know how frustrating and sometimes debilitating it can be. While many of us know pollens, dust, pet dander and tobacco smoke are asthma triggers, most aren’t aware…

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Dennis Creech receives the 2013 Hanley Award

Southface Co-founder and Executive Director Dennis Creech is the winner of the 2013 Hanley Award for Vision and Leadership in Sustainable Housing. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary, lasting and far-reaching contributions to the advancement of sustainable housing in the United States.

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Sustainable development and green building – a Southern perspective

While this issue of the Southface Journal and the Greenprints Conference feature national thought leaders on sustainable development and green building, we felt it appropriate to hear a Southern perspective on these transformative trends. Dennis Creech has been executive director of Southface for 35 years. He helped incubate the EarthCraft program before the term green…

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