by Michael dEstries
Categories: Animals, Causes.

logo-30.gifJane Goodall, renowned humanitarian and primatologist, will honor organizations and individuals committed to making the world a better place with the Jane Goodall Institute’s first annual Global Leadership Awards.

The bi-coastal event kicks off tonight in Los Angeles with Ed Begley Jr. as the emcee. The east coast honors will bow on October 10th in the nation’s capital.  Exclusive, eco-friendly events are planned for each party with celebrations tied to the Institute’s three decades of groundbreaking research, conservation, and global youth leadership. Celebrities expected supporting or attending the events include Justin Timberlake, Candice Bergen, Betty White, Michael Douglas, Harrison Ford, Ann Curry, Dr. Patch Adams, Jayni and Chevy Chase, Walter Cronkite and President Jimmy Carter.

Tickets start at $500. For more information, please visit the official site.

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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