Events & Activities
October 26, 2013 - Orlando Festival Park hosts the Central Florida Veg Fest. Be sure to see the Teens Go Green Eco Fashion Show at noon and stop by our booth for eco-games!
September 23-26, 2013 - University of Miami's environmental branch of Student Government, ECO, Energy Conservation Organization promoted UM's new energy initiative, Lucid, which tracks the amount of light and energy used in the UM buildings. Students that committed also received a free bag of kettle corn!
August 25-29, 2013 - Bainbridge Island, Washington. Natural Leaders Network Legacy Camp. Elizabeth Tran was able to work with 50 other environmental leaders around the US, Canada, and Peru. This was an all-expense paid trip and incredible learning experience from the Children & Nature Network. Upcoming projects include a Let's G.O. Get Outside event and service initiative.
June 29, 2013- Storm Drain Labeling around Ward Park for the Orange County Environmental Protection Division. It was the first event on Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Summer of Service Initiative.
June 2013 - Miracle Royalty send the check to Greater Orlando Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and take a tour around Arnold Palmer Hospital to understand what their title represents!
June 23, 2013- The 5th Anniversary of the Miss Miracle Charity Pageant and Model 4 Miracles Fashion Show! Teens Go Green recycled trophies from pageants and dance competitions to be used for the event. $10,933 was raised towards Children's Miracle Network Hospitals! Please check the Miss Miracle page on this website for more information!
May 24, 2013 - Teens Go Green distributes 550 hygiene its to Oklahoma for immediate need!
May 18, 2013 - Teens Go Green sets up Eco Games at the Asian Cultural Festival
May 18, 2013 - Teens Go Green volunteers at Golden South Classic for Arnold Palmer Hospital
May 10, 2013 - Teens Go Green distributes 200 Hygiene kits to Salvation Army
May 4, 2013 - Harbor House Princess Ball, Teens Go Green donated crowns for the princesses and gently used dresses for the girls in need
May 4, 2013 - Dress for Success suit distribution from Ms./ Mrs. Corporate America. We were able to donate over 20 suits for women in need!
April 27, 2013 - Teens Go Green Global Youth Service Day Part 2 - building 750 hygiene kits for the homeless through our $1,000 Disney Friends for Change grant
April 26, 2013 - Teens Go Green Global Youth Service Day Part 1- Soap scraping to recycle at Clean the World
April 20, 2013 - Central Florida Earth Day. Teens Go Green hosted eco-games, and eco-friendly fashion show, and through Jenna of Central Florida Earth Day, a Eco project Runway!
March 24, 2013 - Spoonful of Sugar Tea Party for Kids Beating Cancer.
March 9, 2013 - Best Buddies Friendship Ball. Elizabeth Tran was the celebrity guest and judged their new Prom King and Queen!
March 9, 2013 - Second Annual YELL Conference. Youth Empowerment and Leadership Learning, raising awareness towards youth leadership and environmental awareness. www.yellorganization.com
March 2, 2013 - Ms./Mrs. Corporate America 2013 Dress for Success Business Suit Drive
February 23, 2013 - Electronic Recycling 9:00 am-1:00 pm Orlando Festival Park, Teens Go Green will be helping Keep Orlando Beautiful with the Electronic Waste Collection Drive by A1 Assets, Inc. We're excited to work with them more in the future with other electronic recycling initiatives!
February 16, 2013 - Elizabeth Tran was crowned Miss Florida Collegiate 2013! She will promote Teens Go Green throughout schools in the state of Florida.
January 29, 2013 - Elizabeth Tran recognized by the Orange County Public Schools Board Meeting. Watch the first six minutes on http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=K2btgc0w-qA
January 10, 2013 - Received a $1,000 Scholarship from the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship
December 19, 2012 - Teens Go Green and Miss Miracle Royalty delivered toys to the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Santa's Workshop
December 16, 2012 - Elizabeth volunteered with Mix 105.1 Children's Miracle Network Radiothon Phonebank
November 20, 2012 - Teens Go Green participates in a Food Share with Straight Street Orlando to feed the homeless
October 20, 2012 - Elizabeth modeled at Park Avenue Fashion Week benefiting Go Red
September 29, 2012 - Teens Go Green took part in National Public Lands Day at Lake Baldwin Park by removing invasive plant species.
September 20, 2012 - Teens Go Green volunteers the Big Brothers Big Sisters Gala by working in their Silent Auction
September 8, 2012 - Teens Go Green members attended a leadership workshop with Federation of Congregations United to Serve
September 8, 2012 - Teens Go Green helped Clean the World get in the Guinness Book of World Records with the most soap collected in one day. Teens Go Green, International Baccalaureate Student Organization, and Youth Empowerment and Leadership Learning collected together over 1,000 bars for them!
August 2012 - Elizabeth is featured as the main student in Orlando Magazine's August issue of "Kids with Heart" for Teens Go Green. http://www.orlandomagazine.com/Orlando-Magazine/September-2012/Kids-With-Heart/
July 23, 2012 - Visited the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago
July 18, 2012 - Teens Go Green helps empower girls at BeYOUty Camp with Teen Edge and Shriners Hospital
July 16, 2012 - Elizabeth photoshoot with Orlando Magazine for an upcoming article on Teens Go Green
July 12, 2012 - Helped feed the homeless at Straight Street Orlando
July 2, 2012 - Teens Go Green donates over 3000 bars to Clean the World from our soap drive at the Miss Miracle Charity Pageant
June 30, 2012 - Model4Miracles Fashion Show Luncheon 11:30am -2:00pm Double Tree by Hilton, 60S Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, FL
June 30, 2012 - Miss Miracle Charity Pageant 3:00pm-6:00pm Double Tree By Hilton, 60S Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, FL
June 18, 2012 - Model Workshop and confidence building at the Boys and Girls Club of Orlando
June 16, 2012 - Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Summer of Service Kick Off, Beautification and restoration of Cady Way Trail. 9:00am-12:00pm, Cady Way Trail, Winter Park, FL
June 14-15, 2012 - Soap Drive news report by FOX 35 and WESH 2 News for Clean the World
June 8-10, 2012 - Clean the World Foundation Soap Drive, The Florida Mall Hotel, Orlando, FL
June 2, 2012 - The 24th Annual Give Kids The World Black & White Fundraising Gala, 6:30pm, The Peabody Hotel, International Drive, Orlando, FL
May 12, 2012 - Asian American Heritage Festival, 9am- 6pm Spread Go Green Awareness & recruit contestants for Miss Miracle Charity Pageant, Avalon Park, Orlando, FL
April 28-29, 2012 - American Pie Festival, Set up recycle bins & spread go green awareness, judging pie contest, Celebration, FL & Caribe Royale Hotel, Kissimmee, FL
April 27, 2012 - Dress For Success Orlando Re-Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting, 6-8pm, Winter Park DFS, Orlando, FL
April 21, 2012 - Central Florida Earth Day Celebration and Eco-Fashion Show, 9am-6pm, Lake Eola, Downtown Orlando, FL
April 12-14,2012 - Disney's Kids & Nature Celebration and Youth Summit, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
March 31, 2012- Spring Festival, Promote Teens Go Green with eco craft and set up eco-game to help Mayor Clayton to raise funds for Give Kids The World Village, 10am-4pm Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores, Kissimmee, FL
March 17,2012 - Y.E.L.L. Youth Empowerment Learning Leadership Conference, 9am-4pm Orange County Convention Center , Orlando, FL
March 11, 2012 - Best Buddies Friendship Ball, 4-7pm, Heaven Event Center, FL
March 3, 2012 - Operations Princess Project XL106.7 - volunteers need 9-3 to help all girls feel like princesses for their prom. 2500 Maitland Center Parkway, Maitland, FL
February 25, 2012 - Operations Princess Project gown collections, 9-12, Dr. Phillips Gourmet McDonald on Sandlake Road, Orlando, FL
February 12, 2012- Teens Go Green Beach Clean Up: TGG along with Teen Edge and the Daytona Beach Police Explorers are looking for volunteers to help clean up Daytona Beach. We will meet at 10:00am behind the Daytona Beach Hilton. Let us know if you're interested!
February 3, 2012 - National Wear Red Day! Elizabeth Tran and Anysha Panesar set up a booth at Citrus Nationals to raise funds and awareness to Go Red For Women. They sold Go Red Pins, cookies, cupcakes, and accessories all going towards the American Heart Association.
February 1-24, 2012 - Teens Go Green gown Collections for Operations Princess Project, gently used gown or cocktail dresses wanted
January 28-29, 2012- Miracle Royalty Covershoot with Supermodels Unlimited! Teens Go Green is so happy to have SU sponsor the Miss Miracle Charity Pageant, to further benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
December 21, 2011-Scraping soap at Clean the World headquarters with Teens Go Green members Kelvin Chan, Christine Chan, Elizabeth Tran, and Cypress Creek High School UNICEF leader Bianca Dsilva.
December 20, 2011-Distributing soap at Salvation Army of Orlando on behalf of Clean the World with Brandon, Rosanna, and Elizabeth Tran.
December 20, 2011-Teens Go Green takes part in the Enviroscape workshop, a presentation on how to teach others the importance of protecting the quality of water in our ecosystem. Teens Go Green will work further with the Orange County Environmental Protection Department and speak out on Enviroscape to schools across Central Florida.
December 19, 2011-Celebrating the holidays through the gift of giving! Miracle Royalty and Teens Go Green donates toys to Arnold Palmer Hospital. They estimate about 150 children will be there on Christmas day, and the donated toys in Santa's Workshop will be given to them.
December 18, 2011-Teens Go Green donated handbags for REACH to give to the mothers and children of Harbor House.
December 18, 2011-Holly Jolly Pageant Orlando, a charity preliminary pageant to Florida International Junior Miss and Florida USA Ambassador, sponsors to Miss Miracle. They donated toys to the Toys for Tots of Orlando.
December 2, 2011-Inspiration Board December. This project involved a team creating a board based on the lessons learned in The Art of Learning. Elizabeth Tran was team leader and the December group based theirs on determination, using products that were organic or recycled! http://theartoflearningproject.org/educate/2011/10/cypress-creek-high-school-2/
November 20, 2011- Teens Go Green volunteers at Give Kids the World seriving food for the children at the Gingerbread House, Kissimmee, Florida
November 5, 2011- 6:30pm-10:00pm, Clean the World Gala, Peabody Hotel, 9801 International Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819
October 29, 2011 - Hallowgreen Fashion Show & Eco costume design contest to benefit Florida Eco net, Farmer's Market, Daytona Beach 8am-4pm
October 22, 2011 -Super Soapy Saturday! Recycling old soap from hotels and giving it to families in third-world countries. A win-win situation! www.cleantheworld.org
October 13-16, 2011 -Volunteering at Park Avenue Fashion week to raise funds for America's Heart Association, Winter Park, Orlando
October 8, 2011 - Attend the Second Annual Golden Dragon Awards Dinner, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando 5:30pm-10pm networking with other non-profit groups, businesses and city officials, spreading go green message and support our community for awarding groups and individuals for their dedication to a cause by the Asian American Chamber of Commerce http://goldendragonawards.wordpress.com/ *Elizabeth was awarded the Golden Hands Award for her dedication to Teens Go Green and the Children's Miracle Networks!
ABOUT GOLDEN DRAGON AWARDS
The GOLDEN DRAGON AWARDS, presented annually by the Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida, recognizes outstanding leadership, initiative, contributions and positive impacts to our Central Florida community.
GOLDEN HANDS AWARD
For exemplary contributions of time, energy and dedication to a cause, project or community, without expectation of financial gain by the recipient, which embodies the highest spirit of caring and self-giving
October 5, 2011 - Speaking out and reading to pre-school children at Kiddie U to share with them the importance of going green. They really liked the Go Green coloring papers!
September 24, 2011- Teens Go Green at Bill Frederick Park for National Public Lands Day. Speaking out to Boy Scouts the importance of protecting our environment. Orlando, Florida 9am-3pm http://www.publiclandsday.org/npld-sites/bill-frederick-park-turkey-lake
September 9-11, 2011 -Elizabeth won Miss Teen Florida International! She spoke on her platform Teens Go Green and will use this title to continue raising public awareness in conserving our natural resources.
August 16-20, 2011 - Selling "Queens Go Green" eco tote at MFOT trade show for fund raising, Rosen Centre Hotel, Orlando
August 1, 2011 - Meeting with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals representative for check delivery and preplanning for Miss Miracle Charity pageant and other fund raising events
July 3, 2011 - Volunteering at Miss 4th of July Pageant and speaking about Teens Go Green Global, 12-5pm The Florida Mall Hotel, Orlando
June 28, 2011 - Annual meeting with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to discuss Green Works Orlando with Teens Go Green, City Hall, Orlando
June 12, 2011-Receive Proclamation from the City of Orlando to announce June 12, 2011 as Teens Go Green Global Reach Out Day!
June 12, 2011- Miss Miracle Charity Pageant 2011 & Model4Miracles Fashion Show Luncheon 10am-10pm Double Tree Hotel, 60 S. Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32804
Thank you so much Fox 35 for filming this!
June 9, 2011 - Miss Miracle Promotion on FOX 35! I was able to speak on the Good Day Show about Miss Miracle and I was really happy about the interview. Check the video out at http://www.myfoxorlando.com/dpp/community/childrens_miracle_network/060911-miss-miracle-charity-pageant. Special thanks to Valerie Boey for giving us the wonderful opportunity!
Thank you Fox 35 for the opportunity!
May 29, 2011 - Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Day at Costco. Collect donations and also a CMN Barbecue!
May 15, 2011- Asian Heritage Month Celebration, Sonesta Hotel 60 S. Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32804, 9am-9pm set up eco-friendly games to raise funds for Japan Tsunami victims and recruit members & contestants for Miss Miracle.
May 14, 2011 - Give Kids the World 25th Anniversary. Elizabeth was a Volunteer Angel passing out cookies during the carnival festival, and participated in the ribbon cutting of the Gallery of Hope and opening of the Star Tower. She was most excited to meet one of her biggest role models, Henri Landwirth, the founder of GKTW.
April 23, 2011 - Central Florida Earth Day, Downtown Lake Eola, Orlando, Florida 7am set up, Event from 9am-6pm, Set up Eco-friendly games at Kids Zone, teaching kids how to go green, President Elizabeth Tran was on the speaking panel on "How to involve youth in going green?"
April 16, 2011- Spring Carnival , Lake Buena Factory Outlet Store, Orlando, Florida 9am6pm, 8am set up Eco-friendly games and help Mayor Clayton to raise funds for Give Kids the World.
April 9, 2011 - Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Walk. I helped the IHOP station and met Miss America Teresa Scanlan!
April 3, 2011 - 9th Annual Best Buddies Friendship Ball, Sonesta Hotel, 60 S. Ivanhoe Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32804, Set up 10am-2pm, Event from 3pm-7pm
April 3, 2011- Princess Party with love, Orlando, Florida 10am-1pm, teach little girls to use old magazines to make love letter cards to bright up the days for children in the hospitals and collect used cell phones, jeans and gowns
April 2, 2011 - Spring Sakura Concert, First Presbyterian Church of Maitland 341 N. Orlando Ave., Maitland, FL 32751, deliver eco paper cranes and help raise funds, encourage using old paper calendar or magazine papers to make paper cranes for Japan Earthquake and Tsunami victims. Helped Sylvia Lai, founder of Wish Upon a Crane.
March 25, 2011 to April 2, 2011 - "Senbazuru" party, Orlando, Florida, folding 1000 paper cranes using old magazines to make a senbazuru for good luck and raise funds for Japan Tsunami victims. Best part- we made them out of old magazines so their eco friendly!
March 19, 2011 - Eco Orlando, Fashion Square Mall, Orlando, Florida, meet eco business and learn new ways to go green
March 5, 2011 - Mardi Gras Parade, Orlando, Florida, ride on golf cart decorated by eco friendly "green" decor to promote " Teens Go Green"
February 19, 2011 - 5th Annual Fashion, Art & Poetry Showcase to benefit Central Florida Urban League, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Orlando, Florida
February 5, 2011 - Citrus National Pageant, Florida Hotel, Orlando, FL, recruit contestants for Miss Miracle and collect used jeans for Get R.E.A.L. Blue jean 4 True Gene to rasie awareness for reuse and eating disorder.
January 29, 2011 - Supermodels Unlimited Magazine Charity Fashion Show, Miami, Florida, spread GO GREEN message to models across the nation, recruit models for Model4Miracles
January 8, 2011 - Photoshoot in Sean Ocean Studio for SU Power Teens issue featuring Teens Go Green Global
December 18-19, 2010 - Holly Jolly Christmas Pageant, Sonesta Hotel, Orlando, Florida, President Elizabeth Tran emcees and delivers Go Green message
December 11, 2010- Wicked Winter Wonderland, volunteer model for designer Sandra Hagen to benefit Artist of Tampa, solicit sponsors for Model4Miracles
November 17, 2010 - emceeing and delivering speech for Going Green at Miss Haines City Pageant 10am-6pm Haines City, Florida
November 7, 2010 - Elizabeth's Sweet 16 Get's REAL Green! My Sweet 16 Get's REAL Green! To me, the Sweet 16 is the second most important event to a wedding in a girl's life. I wanted a theme that was different, but still cool, and I think that relating it to my non profit TGG and Get REAL was perfect! There was earth friendly decorations such as recycled water bottle "danglers" and people wore black with a splash of green. Guests were to give a donation of $15 to Get REAL instead of giftss, being almost $1000! It was a HUGE success!
October 30, 2010 - 2nd annual "HALLOWGREEN" Fashion Show featuring eco-fashion and benefiting City of Daytona Fairshare Urban Garden Project 10am Daytona Beach , Designers & models wanted
October 24, 2010 - volunteer modeling for Park Avenue Fashion week benefiting GO RED to raise funds & awareness for American Heart Association
October 23, 2010 - Central Florida Veg Fest 8am-6pm Loch Haven Park, Orlando Many eco-friendly vendors exhibiting their products, come out for networking and cross promote with other organization to bring environmental awareness.
October 7 , 2010 - volunteer modeling for 24k Fashion Extravaganza to raise funds for " MAKE A WISH FOUNDATION"
September 2010 - volunteer modeling for Tampa Bay Fashion week benefiting PACE center for girls and spread Go Green message to models across Florida and collect plastic bottles backstage. 7-11pm Tampa
August 29, 2010- Introducing Miss Miracle queens & eco fashion most promising model to Miss America's Outstanding Teen Evening of Stars Extravaganza to help raise funds for Children's Miracle Network.
August 28, 2010-GIRL POWER convention sponsored by WMFE designed to empower and mentor girls age 8-13. Bring public awareness to Go Green and recruit junior members. Help to promote "SAVE OUR MANATEE" 8am-5pm Orange County Convention Center, Orlando
July 25, 2010- 2nd Annual Miss Miracle Charity Pageant and our first Earth Savvy Eco Fashion Show! Check the tab for Miss Miracle in this website for all the information!
June 6, 2010- Volunteering at H.O.P.E. Helping Other People Eat golf tournament and luncheon to raise funds for their organization, making over $20,000 and spread GO GREEN AWARENESS, Orlando
June 5, 2010- Filming for " Get R.E.A.L." video to promote the awareness in eating disorders that will be shown in 4351 schools across Florida. Negotiate partner ship with H.O.P.E. to cross promote our organizations, serve as a member of their Teen Board and honored to invite the founder of HELPING OTHER PEOPLE EAT Miss Florida 2006 Allison Kreiger to judge Miss Miracle. Full Sail University, Orlando
May 28, 2010- May 31, 2010- Solicit sponsors, Recruiting members and Miss Miracle Contestants at Florida Coed Pageant
May 22, 2010- Modeling for Fashion Show for International Broadcast by Primadonna Magazine to bring go green global
May 12, 2010- 1:30pm Meeting with the Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer to discuss his Green Works Orlando project and Teens Go Green's ways to impact the environment. Introduce our preteen member to city official and together bring awareness to the public. Mayor's Office, Orlando City Hall
April 22, 2010- Celebrate Earth Day worldwide. Central Florida Earth Day, Downtown Lake Eola Park, Orlando, Florida 10am-6pm
April 3, 2010- 10:00am-3:00pm Spring Carnival 2010, Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores. Teens Go Green will help Mayor Clayton raise fnds for Give Kids the World, sign autographs and picture taking, and set up for go green activities.
March 27, 2010 All That Glitters Charity Fashion Show - walk the runway & spread go green message to other models. Raise funds for Jewish Guild for the Blinds.
March 20, 2010 2:00-6:00pm Princess Party with Love, Cream de La Cream Bakery, Go Green speech to girls 5-12, create Love letters cards with old magazines, newspapers, left over project papers, crayons,etc and collect used cell phones for Harbor House of Central Florida, used career clothes for Dress For Success Greater Orlando, as well as used jeans for Pageant Pants by H.O.P. E. Foundation.
March 17-20, 2010 8:00am-8:00pm USA Swimming Junior National Championship, YMCA Aquatic Center, International Drive, Orlando, set up recycle bins and help as volunteer timers for morning sections. Over 1,500 swimmers means lots of gatorade and water bottles to be collected for recycling.
Feb 5-7, 2010 -8:00am- 9:00pm Dress For Success Career Clothes Drive, The Florida Hotel, Florida Mall, Orlando, Set up recycle bins and collect used career clothes to help less fortunate women to get back to the work force
Feb 4, 2010 - 4:00-9:00pm Pageant Pant used Jean drive, The Florida Hotel, Florida Mall, Orlando, Set up recycle bins and collect used jeans for the needy and raise awareness for positive body image
Dec 12,2009 - 2:00pm-6:00pm Orlando Christmas Parade, Display eco-friendly soda can christmas decoration on pedi-cab, parade through Lake Eola Park to raise public awareness in protecting our environment, Lake Eola Park, Orlando
Nov 20-22,2009 - Swim Orlando Turkey Meet, YMCA Aquatic Center, International Drive, Orlando, Set up recycle bins and volunteering
Nov 14, 2009- World Diabetes Day, Loch Haven Park, Orlando, 7:00am Step Out-walk to fight Diabetes and spread Go Green advantage
Nov 12-14, 2009 - FHSAA Swimming State Championship, YMCA Aquatic Center, International Drive, Orlando, set up recycle bins and volunteering
Oct 31, 2009 - THE HALLOWGREEN Fashion Show, support GO Green Daytona http://www.gogreendaytona.com/ and Rock the runway with eco-friendly fashions and help raise funds for Fair Share. Downtown Farmers Market, Daytona Beach 8am to 2pm
Oct 31, 2009 - HALLOWGREEN COSTUME Contest - host by Central Florida Coast Pageant, assist in judging and spread go green message to little kids, Downtown Farmers Market, Daytona Beach, 8am to 2pm
Oct 24, 2009 - Central Florida Veg. Fest, Downtown Lake Eola Park, Orlando, 8:00am-6:00pm, set up booth for displaying Teens Go Green info, spread Go Green messages and recruit new members, set up recycle bins
Sept 11-13, 2009 - Queens Go Green Career Clothes drive at Mrs. Florida International Pageant http://www.flpageants.com/, Radisson Hotel, Main Gate Drive, Kissimmee, all donations benefit Greater Orlando Dress for Success to help abused and less privileged women to get back to the work force with confidence. www.dressforsuccess.org/orlando
Sept 2, 2009 - Donations to Greater Orlando Dress for Success and tour of the facility. 3-4pm, 901 W Webster Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 www.dressforsuccess.org/orlando
Aug 28, 2009 - TGG President Elizabeth Tran named Good Will Ambassador for Greater Orlando Dress For Success, continue career clothes drive for Dress For Success to help less fortunate women to get back to the work force with confidence.
Aug 22, 2009 - Swim Orlando Got Talent- Team Teens Go Green set up recycle bins and Elizabeth helps to emcee the event to raise funds for Swim Orlando Scholarship
Aug 9, 2009 - Register for Relay for Life Southwest Orlando 2010, discuss fund raising plans
July 27, 2009-August 2, 2009 - 8:00am - 2:00pm - Southern Zone Swimming Meet. YMCA volunteering and recycle bins set up
July 19, 2009 - 8:00am - 12:00noon - Watermelon Day at Downtown Farmer's Market - 1,000 free watermelon slices, games, contests, prizes, face-painting, sidewalk chalk art, live "organic" acoustic music and more! Starting at
July 1, 2009 - Register for Step Out - walk to fight Diabetes, http://main.diabetes.org/stepoutorlando, Team Teens Go Green will set up recycle bins and walk to raise funds for American Diabetes Association
June 29, 2009 - 11:00am Community Spirit Award ceremony from American Cancer Society for 2009 Relay Season
June 27, 2009- 8:00am Volunteer and set up recycle bins at Liberty swim meet.YMCA Aquatic Center, Orlando, FL
June 20,2009- Queens Go Green Fashion Show, Silent Auction and dessert Party. 2:00pm-6:00pm Hazely Academy, Largo, Florida. http://www.hazely.com/ Model used gowns, interview outfits, cocktail dresses, modeling outfits, etc. All ages welcome. Sell & Buy. Proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network. All participating models must submit pictures with outfits by June 10th with starting bid for program book. For more info, please call 407-963-8889 or email to [email protected]
June 8,2009-6:00pm Work with Daytona city officials and Go Green Daytona Committee to promote "Teens Go Green" and help to recruit teens to be involved. Elizabeth will deliver "Go Green" speech. Daytona Beach City Hall, Room 116, Daytona Beach, FL
June 6, 2009- 8:30am set up recycle bins at YMCA Aquatic Center, Orlando, FL. Aquacoop Swim meet.
June 5, 2009- 11:00am Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, Orlando, FL. Deliver used books and stuffed animals collected at Miss Miracle Pageant with all queens from Miss Miracle 2009.
May 31, 2009- 9:00am Jacksonville. 15mile bike ride benefits Diabetes Research. Teens Go Green Vice President Alex Tran & Art director Allen Hiu will set up recycle bins at site.
May 10, 2009 - Miss Miracle Charity Pageant- raise funds to benefit Children's Miracle Network and spread "Go Green" message to pageant contestants and families. Set up recycle bins and continue books and DVD drive and "Go Green" award will be presented to contestant who brought in the most books & DVDs for reuse by local charities and schools.Set up 8:00am -6:00pm breakdown, Sheraton Orlando Airport. *Special Mother/daughter photo contest- anyone can enter, do not have to compete in pageant.
May 2, 2009 - Central Florida Earth day- set up at 8:30am. We will be selling eco-friendly tote to raise funds for TGG, display our works and liase with other vendors and organization and learn more about environmental awareness.
April 24-25, 2009 - Relay For Life, walk or run laps, set up Carnival game to raise funds, set up recycle bins throughout the site. Elizabeth will perform on stage and spread go green message. Dr. Phillips High School, Orlando, Florida 4/24 6:00pm -4/25 11:00am. We relay continuously from opening to closing and raise $1096.00 to benefit American Cancer Society.
April 22, 2009 - Celebrate Earth Day worldwide! Think Green, Go Green!
April 11,2009 - Help Mayor Clayton and Mrs Clayton to raise funds for Give Kids the World, take pictures & sign autographs, spread go green message and set up recycle bins at LBFS Spring Carnival 9:30am to 3:00pm
April 4,2009- Miss Star pageant (charity pageant ) - volunteer to help with registration and backstage, set up recycle bins to collect old clothes, old books, plastic bottles and soda cans. 1270 Doyle Rd, Deltona, Florida 12:30pm - 5:00pm
March 21,2009-USA Swimming Junior Nationals- volunteer to help with selling of Tshirts and program books and set up recycle bins throughout the facility to collect plastic bottles and soda cans. YMCA Aquatic Center, International Drive, Orlando, Florida 6:30am - 9:00pm
March 8,2009-Formed team" Teens Go Green" to reach out and help raise funds for American Cancer Society in "Relay For Life". Please check out http://main.acsevents.org/site/TRC/RelayForLife to join our team or to make a donation.
March 1,2009 - Email and door to door campaign to collect used books started- to benefit Children's Miracle Network's Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. Books for all ages including picture board books for babies are welcomed. Happy meal toys and hand held video games are also appreciated and can help brighten up the days for the children during their stay at the hospital.
February 26-March1, 2009 - Set up recycle bins at Florida Senior Championship swimming competition. Thousands of plastic water and gatorade bottles were collected and recycled! About fifty soda cans were collected and the pull tabs will go to Ronald McDonald House of charity pull tab program while the soda cans will be recycled. That way, we save the Earth, and help give back to our community!
February 21, 2009 - Email campaign to collect used prom dresses started- to support "Caitlin's Closet" and to make sure the beautiful dresses are being reused.
February 14, 2009 - Board meetings to report results of neighbors Go Green and to plan for future events. Current neighborhoods involved are in Dr. Philips, Hunter's Creek, Williamsburg and Windermere area in Central Florida. Future expansions expected and plans are in progress.
February 1, 2009 - Founder & President Elizabeth Tran was crowned Miss Central Florida Outstanding Teen 2009 at Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center with her platform, "Teens Go Green." She will continue to promote her platform and spread the green message with her new honor.
January 28,2009 - Meeting with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer for an update on events and activities to help the city to go green. A pledge was made by Elizabeth to dedicate her effort to make Orlando greener and to inspire others to do the same. Elizabeth introduced Elvis Presley Love the earth Tender Eco-friendly tote to Mayor Dyer and Mayor Dyer introduce go green tote made of old bill board to Elizabeth.
January 23-25,2009 - Volunteering at YMCA Swim Orlando meet to encourage swimmers to go green and recycle their water bottles. Set up recycle bins to collect water bottles and soda cans.
January 10, 2009 - Teens Go Green president Elizabeth Tran visited Tibet-Butler Preserve Vera Carter Environmental Center to talk to Dr. Phillips Elementary school wolves scout pack 110 about how they can help to start to protect our environment in an early age.
January 2009 - Team up with Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer's Green Work Orlando for inspiration, advice and support and set up recycle bins in YMCA, local schools and sporting events.
December 2008 - Start "Neighbors Go Green" to encourage and help residents in Orlando neighborhood to start recycling program by requesting recycle bins for all those neighbors that need help.
November 2008 - Teens Go Green President Elizabeth Tran appeared at Miss National American Coed pageant and introduced "Teens Go Green" to junior teen contestants across the nations.
October 2008 - Teens Go Green volunteered at Give Kids The World Village to help the terminally ill children to have a dream vacation. TGG President Elizabeth Tran, vice president Alexander Tran, internal vice president Tiffany Tang, secretary Nikki Bang, treasurer Sylvia Lai and art director Allen Hui were there with their parents Agnes Chau, Thai & Eppie Bang, Rosanna Tran. They all had a great time.
October 2008 - Teens Go Green President Elizabeth Tran rocked the runway at Orlando Southern Women show in the "Discover your Purseonality" fashion show with " Queens Go Green" tote.
August 2008 - Teens Go Green sponosored Miss America Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant with eco-friendly "Queens Go Green" totes and spread the message of preserving our natural resources to pageant contestants across the nations. All MAOT contestants received the eco-friendly totes and used them for all their shopping during the pageant week. Many of the contestants wrote back and told us that they are using the totes for all their shopping now and in the future.
July 2008 - http://www.teensgogreenglobal.com/ was created by Elizabeth Tran and it was forwarded to thousands of her teen peers, teachers and families to spread the go green message.
July 2008 - Founder & President Elizabeth Tran's designs of "Queens Go Green" & "Elvis Go Green" eco-friendly totes were introduced to public to raise funds for Teens Go Green.
June 2008 - Teens Go Green Global formally registered with the state of Florida as a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve our environment using teen powers.
May 2008 - Open enrollment for board members to establish a non-profit organization with a goal to raise public awareness to protect our environment, our future.