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Former Sen. Carl Levin To Receive Milliken Award

Oct. 8, 2015

Former U.S. Senator Carl Levin will be recognized with the annual Milliken Distinguished Leadership Award at a reception in Traverse City this Saturday hosted by the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities. The award recognizes leaders who embody the legacy of Governor William Milliken and the late Helen Milliken, and the belief that a clean, healthy environment is necessary for a prosperous economy.

Sen. Levin will acccept the award at the Milliken Reception at 5pm in Kirkbride Hall at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

Among Levin's accomplishments during his 36 years of service are legislation that preserved more than 32,000 acres of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as wilderness, funding for the Boardman River Dams Removal Project and playing a key role in the creation of the Grand Vision for the region.

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