Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award Winner Named
By Beth Milligan | March 16, 2019
The City of Traverse City will present the Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award to Sally Van Vlleck on Monday.
Van Vlleck is being honored as one of the originators of the Northern Michigan Environmental Action Council, who also directed the Neahtawanta Research and Education Center. She has been referred to as a champion of human rights due to her work on community resilience, non-violent communication, anti-racism, and environmental sustainability.
A celebration for Van Vlleck will take place at 6pm in the second-floor training room of the Governmental Center, with the award presented at 7pm in the Commission Chambers of the Governmental Center.