The Ventura Sierra Club will honor the work of Jan Dietrick of Ventura with its 2016 Environmental Hero Award to be given during the Women’s Empowerment Day Conference on March 5th in Oxnard, from 9am-3pm.
Jan, who has a Master’s Degree in Public Health is President of Rincon-Vitova Insectaries of Ventura ( a company that raises beneficial insects for the agricultural industry). Jan is also a founding member of the Ventura County Climate Hub, Ventura County coordinator for Citizens Climate Lobby. Jan is being honored for her work on climate change, protecting coastal ecosystems from dirty energy power plants.
The Sierra Club presentation will begin around 10:30am. This is a free community event and open to all.
Oxnard Cultural Heritage Center
141 West 5th Street