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Annual State of the Council 2023

January 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Monday, January 30 as we return to an IN-PERSON State of the Council and our official Brand Launch Party! We are re-branding effective January 1, 2023 and we want you to celebrate with us! Let’s celebrate the new year and recommit to greener, better buildings! Stay tuned for details – including our online auction! (See confirmed auction items below).


WHERE: Missouri Botanical Garden’s Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center
4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Thanks to our event sponsors:

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State of the Council SILENT AUCTION opens January 23 @ 3 pm View the Auction Page! Confirmed auction items include:
  • Exclusive Tour of St. Louis CITYPARK for 10, donated by Joe Abernathy, MGGBC Board Member
  • 2 night stay at Timber Farms (near Eminence, MO), donated by Dan Hellmuth & Nicola MacPhereson
  • Home Energy Audit, donated by SmartHouse
  • 2 night stay at Charming Cottage in Elsah, IL, donated by Mary Ann Lazarus and Dan Jay
  • HON Office Chair, donated by CI Select
  • 4 Tickets to To Kill a Mockingbird at the Fox, donated by Guarantee Electrical
  • Seasonal Clean & Check Voucher for Residential HVAC System, donated by IFS
  • FLOR Tile Area Rug, donated by Interface
  • Color Bowl floral arrangement, donated by Growing Green, Inc.
  • Six Months of Residential Compost Pick Up, donated by New Earth Farm
  • Locally Made Vase, donated by Cherokee Street Ceramics + gift card to Flowers & Weeds, donated by Emily Andrews
  • Forest Park Forever Keeper of the Park Membership
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Membership
  • Missouri Historical Society Membership
  • St. Louis Art Museum Membership
  • St. Louis Science Center Family & Friends Membership
  • St. Louis Zoo Patron Level Membership
  • Green Schools Basket of Bounty, donated by MGGBC Green Schools Quest Participants & Green Schools Committee
  • Wine & Chocolate Basket, donated by MGGBC Education Committee
  • Get Batty in Your Backyard (handmade Bat House), donated by MGGBC Engagement & Outreach Committee

Stay Tuned for MORE auction items to come! Have something to donate? Contact Emily Andrews at emily.andrews@mobot.org.

Funds raised from the auction support our efforts to make every building a green building – including our community outreach, the Green Schools Quest, and our scholarship program. 



QUESTIONS? Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff at fbrandt@mobot.org or (314) 577-0884.


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January 30, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Missouri Botanical Garden Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center
4344 Shaw Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63110 United States
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