Megan Havrda, Chairwoman of Be Green Packaging's Eco Advisory Board, Wins Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

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Thursday, August 26, 2010 - 3:15pm

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Santa Barbara, CA- August 26, 2010 - On Friday, August 13, Megan Havrda, the first executive hire and a key player in the mission driven, triple bottom line execution of Be Green Packaging was awarded the prestigious Joe Nida Entrepreneurial Spirit Award by the California Coast Venture Forum at the annual Clean Business™ Investment Summit.   The award was bestowed upon Havrda in recognition of her fifteen years of sustainability related work in industry and community as a leading entrepreneur. 

The Joe Nida Entrepreneurial Spirit Award is named in honor of the late Joe Nida, the founder of the California Coast Venture Forum. The award is given to entrepreneurs and pioneers who have exhibited tremendous courage, perseverance, and success throughout their careers - bettering their respective industries through the spirit of entrepreneurship.  

Through the Clean Business Investment Summit, we are committed to supporting and maximizing market growth for Clean Business entrepreneurs and it is people like Megan that set an example of the power of the entrepreneurial spirit, perseverance, and courage in attaining one’s goals. It is our honor to present her with the Joe Nida Entrepreneurial Spirit Award,” explained Jerry Knotts, President & CEO of the California Coast Venture Forum.  

This esteemed award given on behalf of the California Coast Venture Forum had also been bestowed upon previous recipients including Paul Orfalea, founder of Kinko’s and Gillian Christie, founder of Christie Communications a sustainability pioneer for nearly 30 years.  

“I am both humbled and honored to be receiving this award and recognition,” stated Megan Havrda. “I am extremely proud of the accomplishments that Be Green Packaging has achieved. Building Be Green Packaging with Ron Blitzer and Robert Richman has a highlight of my life and further demonstrates the power of business to better our planet, communities, and people’s lives.” 

Be Green Packaging is very proud of the achievements of its affiliates and employees alike. We offer our most sincere congratulations to Megan for all she has done to pioneer clean, sustainable business in the twenty first century. 

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About the Clean Business Investment Summit:

Produced by the California Coast Venture Forum, the Clean Business Investment Summit aligns the power of capital and clean business principles to build viable, attractive, clean tech, green, socially responsible, sustainable enterprises. The California Coast Venture Forum (CCVF), the largest venture capital forum held in coastal California, links innovative, high growth companies with leading business development and financing experts, and service providers.  More than 575 start-up and growth companies have been introduced to venture investors and related services experts, with more than $110,000,000 invested through the CCVF. For further information, please visit or contact Jerry Knotts at 

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