Olivia Collins, senior director of programs at the CLEO Institute, will be the featured speaker at the Wellington Garden Club meeting on Monday, Sept. 13 at 9:30 a.m. at the Wellington Community Center (12150 W. Forest Hill Blvd.). Collins’ presentation, “Climate Crisis: A Race We Can Win,” is open to the public.
Born and raised in rural Canada, Collins lived in many places before settling in Miami in 2017. She has more than 15 years of experience in the environmental field, from natural building to corporate social responsibility to grassroots community development. As senior director of programs, she helps oversee and execute most of CLEO’s outreach programs and collaborations, and provides climate trainings in the community.
The CLEO Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated exclusively to climate crisis education and advocacy. Founded in 2010, the organization works with communities across Florida to build climate literacy and further its mission to educate and empower communities to ensure a safe, just and healthy environment for all. Learn more at www.cleoinstitute.org.
The Wellington Garden Club, founded in 1981, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating its members and the public in the fields of gardening, horticulture, floral design, landscape design, conservation of natural resources, civic beautification and youth education. To attend the meeting , contact Maria Wolfe at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.wellingtongardenclub.org.