The Thomas Merton Center is excited to announce that this year's New Person Awards will recognize the tireless and courageous efforts of the Marcellus Shale Protest Group on April 26, 2011 beginning at 7:00 PM, at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church.
The 2011 TMC New Person Award winners are members of the Marcellus Shale Protest Group, an alliance of western PA groups & individuals who have joined together to build a broad movement to stop the destruction of our environment and communities caused by Marcellus Shale gas drilling, as well as to support affected communities. The TMC New Person Award event will feature short speeches by the awardees, light snacks, refreshments, and activist display tables featuring the works of local peace and justice organization.
7 p.m. at the East Liberty Presbyterian Church. Registration from $15/person; for more information and to register online, go here.