NOLAVibe partners Grasshopper Mendoza and Steve Picou were awarded the inaugural Water Challenge Champion award at the 2015 Water Challenge during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. The award, jointly presented by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, The Idea Village, and Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation was presented by GNOF President/CEO Albert Ruesga during the morning session.
The award reads: "This award is in recognition of your extensive contributions to building the pipeline of water awareness through supporting entrepreneurship and strengthening visibility for critical water issues in our region. Thank you for your work connecting important stakeholders, grassroots organizations, and policy makers to build a movement of caring about water. You are true champions of the water cause and the individuals working to solve the problem."
We were truly taken by surprise and humbled to receive this award, and pledge to continue to do our part to help Louisiana achieve a better quality of life.