Going for Greenie

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According to organizers, Veda Salon and Spas eighth annual Earth Month Fashion Show & Greenie Awards enjoyed a record attendance (some 500 people) on Saturday, April 30, in the Colorado Springs City Auditorium. 

Here's a brief description of festivities from a press release:
"The Evolution of Beauty” showcased 62 models working their eco-chic fashions, on a massive 60 foot runway. Lasers, high-tech screens, theatrical music and mod lighting all showcased looks put together by the Veda creative team – from Paleo - to Renaissance - to Modern - to wildly Futuristic.

Performances by Denver-based pop baroque group Spinphony, as well as Synergy Dance Academy, added to the night of dramatic high fashion energy.
Green carpet co-host, the Indy's marketing rep Jack Ward, speaking with one of the evening's models. - CARRIE SIMISON
  • Carrie Simison
  • Green carpet co-host, the Indy's marketing rep Jack Ward, speaking with one of the evening's models.

As part of the event, winners in five categories — voted for by the public — took home Greenie Awards honoring their sustainability efforts. This year's batch, culled from these finalists, is:

School 
Pikes Peak Community College

Individual 
Linda Kogan (Sustainability Director for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs )

Community 
Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future

Organization 
Concrete Couch

Business 
TechWears

This year's beneficiary of event proceeds is the The Rocky Mountain Field Institute. Big congrats to all participants and this year's victorious gang green. 

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