Nebraska City, Neb. (April 15, 2015) – Sherry Trebus/Workforce Solutions is the recipient of a 2015 Arbor Day Award in honor of outstanding contribution to tree planting, conservation and stewardship, the Arbor Day Foundation announced today.
Sherry Trebus/Workforce Solutions is one of 13 individuals, organizations and companies being recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation during the annual Arbor Day Awards. This year's ceremony will be held at Lied Lodge & Conference Center, located at Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Nebraska, on Saturday, April 25.
Sherry Trebus/Workforce Solutions will receive the Rachel Carson Award.
Workforce Solutions is a government agency that delivers programs to enhance employment, which includes ensuring there are quality childcare programs available to working families. With Sherry's foresight and leadership, the Workforce solutions team used this challenge to commit to providing early childhood professional training and financial support to help programs meet accreditation standards. To ensure the best possible results, they committed to incorporating a focus on nature – both indoors and out.
Since 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has recognized the inspiring and life-changing work of leading environmental stewards and tree planters through the annual Arbor Day Awards.
Award winners from previous years include the late Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, the United States Forest Service, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
About the Arbor Day Foundation: The Arbor Day Foundation is a million member nonprofit conservation and education organization with the mission to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees. More information is available at arborday.org.