December 31, 2014 - President's Volunteer Service and Teens Go Green Volunteer Appreciation Award Ceremony. We ended 2014 recognizing our incredible volunteers for their service and efforts. All volunteers received bronze, silver, and gold awards!
December 29, 2014 - Mona's Divas Teddy Bear Decorating. Mona's Divas studio and Teens Go Green hosted a teddy bear decorating event to donate to Arnold Palmer Hospital's ambulance truck. When we took a tour with the Miracle Royalty last year, the truck had an empty space that was originally filled with teddy bears, so we wanted to refill it again!
December 28, 2014 - Teens Go Green hosted a Storm Drain Labeling event at Berkshire Park on behalf of the Orange County Environmental Protection Division.
December 22, 2014 - Santa's Workshop at Arnold Palmer Hospital: Teens Go Green and Miracle Royalty 2014 donated toys for the children at Arnold Palmer Hospital, a Children's Miracle Network Hospital
December 10, 2014 - TOY Story Project bringing toys, reading Christmas stories, and making arts and crafts with first graders
November 2014, - Elizabeth Tran and Nika Hosseini are bringing solar-powered water purification systems to Kiburara, Uganda. See Elizabeth's post on IDEAS, a United Nations supported environmental non-profit organization, about the plans: http://www.ideasforus.org/blog/miss-earth-florida-2015-joins-ideas/
November 22, 2014 - Elizabeth Tran was crowned Miss Earth Florida 2015. This title focuses on environmental issues, and is the perfect title to use for Teens Go Green and other upcoming projects.
October 25, 2014 - Central Florida Vegetarian Festival with Teens Go Green Fashion Show.
October 18, 2014 - Revitalizing an Aquaponics System at the Women's Rehabilitation and Counseling Center with IDEAS.
August 8, 2014 - Teens Go Green participating in Straight Street Orlando Food Share
June 29, 2014 - Model 4 Miracles Fashion Show and Miss Miracle Charity Pageant 2014. The sixth annual event was hosted in Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport. With a much larger ballroom, we were able to have eight Miracle Models and raise $11,439 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
June 25, 2014 - Miss Miracle Trophy Refurbishing Party at Chick-fil A. Throughout the year, pageant girls donate their old pageant trophies for our pageant and we recycle it for our annual pageant and fashion show.
June 2, 2014-August 8, 2014 - Elizabeth Tran was a Communications Intern for Clean the World, a non-profit organization very close to Teens Go Green and recycles soap from hotels to distribute to those in need of proper hygiene.
May 30, 2014 - Attended the Princess Ball as a royal guest to raise funds for Harbor House and support the young girls from there.
May 14, 2014 - Teens Go Green and Keene's Crossing Elementary's Go Green Night. TGG had a whole wall in their cafeteria with all the activities we were hosting. We had an Enviroscape Workshop, oil spill demonstration, recycled magazine origami, Clean the World and Disney Friends for Change tabling, and eco-games. Brandon, Rosanna, Charisma, and Elizabeth Tran and Adriana, Jose, Gabriela, and Eva Baez worked together to keep this table in function.
May 13, 2014 - Collected information pamphlets and soap samples from Clean the World for our table at Keene's Crossing Elementary's Green Day.
May 13, 2014 - Met with Orange County Environmental Protection Division to work on the Enviroscape Workshop.
April 25, 2014 - Reduce Your Carbon Footprint for UM's Earth Week. Students calculated their carbon footprint and learned about biking on campus with UBike and garden food from Vitality U. Afterwards students took part in Critical Mass, a monthly bike-ride around the City of Miami. Thank you Tesla Motors for bringing your Model S and Whole Foods pizza.
April 24, 2014 - Arboretum Picnic for UM's Earth Week. Students took a tour of University of Miami's Arboretum and had sandwiches from Panera Bread.
April 23, 2014 - Food Day for UM's Earth Week. University of Miami's Farmers Market gave discounts, Empowered Youth Food Truck and the Energy Conservation Organization taught students how to collect compost at home.
April 22, 2014 - Recognition from Orange County Environmental Protection Division and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs for bringing our voluneer group to storm drain labeling and community clean ups.
April 22, 2014 - eARTh Day for UM's Earth Week. Elizabeth Tran brought together different art groups and showed her eco-outfits with Sebastian the Ibis!
April 21, 2014 - University of Miami's Earth Week Kick-Off Biodegradable Water Balloon Toss
April 19, 2014 - Central Florida Earth Day Teens Go Green Eco-Fashion Show.
April 12, 2014 - Brandon Tran hosts storm Drain Labeling event with Orange County Environmental Protection Division and Chick-fil-A.
February 20, 2014 - ECO Board's tabling with the Commuter Association testing students knowledge on how much gasoline America uses and encourage carpooling
February 17, 2014 - Toppel Career Symposium Breakout Session on Sustainability. Thank you Shawn Seipler of Clean the World for speaking at University of Miami ECO Board's event.
Teens Go Green Award Ceremony
Straight Street Orlando Food Share
Keene's Crossing Elementary School's Go Green Night
Thank you Tesla of Dadeland Mall!
eARTh Day with
Teens Go Green Fashion
University of Miami Earth Week Flyer