Greensburg continues to rack up the honors for its recovery from the May 4, 2007 F-5 tornado that destroyed the city.
This honor comes from the United Nations:
NEW YORK — The city of Greensburg has been honored with the Global Green City award from the United Nations.
The award was presented Friday at the Global Forum on Human Settlements held at the U.N. headquarters in New York. It was presented by Lu Haifeng, secretary general of the forum.
Greensburg officials were invited to the conference to make presentations about helping communities plan for energy conservation. Mayor Bob Dixson accepted the award on behalf of Greensburg.
It couldn’t have happened to a more deserving town!