Marilyn Baxter named 2017 Hamilton Environmentalists of the Year
The City of Hamilton’s Environmentalists of the Year Awards Committee has announced this year’s Environmentalists of the Year award recipients. Established in 1979, these awards recognize the dedicated efforts of citizens, businesses and organizations to improve the environment in Hamilton, Ontario in 2017.
The Lifetime Achievement Award is being awarded to Marilyn Baxter, the current Environmental Manager at the Hamilton Port Authority, and former Executive Director of the Bay Area Restoration Council. Marilyn has focused her efforts on a healthy Hamilton Harbour since 1993. In her role at the port authority, she has worked to elevate the importance of the environment in decision-making and activities, and has been actively involved in projects and initiatives of the Bay Area Implementation Team under the Remedial Action Plan for Hamilton Harbour.
The award will be presented at the 39th Annual Environmentalists of the Year Awards Dinner Wednesday, June 13 at the Michelangelo Banquet Centre in Hamilton.