The founders of Alive! Green Expo Green Pavillion introduced a recently launched non-profit organization called Project Green. Alive! Event founder Patrycja Towns locally owns Expo. In addition to Alive! Expo, Towns runs Alive! Expo Green Pavilion with partner Kim Kreiss, which organizes eco-friendly and luxury events in Los Angeles surrounding the film and television award ceremonies including the Oscars, the Emmys and during the annual Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. Alive! Expo additionally created the non-profit organization Project Green a 501c3 whose mission is to protect green space for future generations and invest in “A Green Tomorrow."
“A Green Tomorrow” will run an annual “Back to Basics” Summer Camp for under-served children and teens. The program will focus on building self-esteem and bring awareness of the environment by incorporating activities. Project Green starts in the Southeastern part of the US but plans to expand in other regions.
www.ProjectGreenUSA.org/ (Griselda Flores, BeansTalk correspondent)
About the founders (from their rep):
Kim Kreiss began her career as an entertainment executive in 1987 when she joined Landsburg Productions, where she coordinated all phases of project management including development, pre-production, production and postproduction. In 1989 with Aaron Spelling Entertainment, she worked as a key casting executive for projects including, among others, "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Melrose Place". In 1990, she partnered with Green Management to oversee the careers of Heather Locklear and Tori Spelling. From 1993 to 1995 Kreiss joined Artist Management, which represented additional Emmy-award winning actors and served as a consultant with record label management teams facilitating crossing label talent into film and TV. In 1997 Kreiss formed Mix Media, LLC, which creates events surrounding red carpet award ceremonies in Hollywood, providing luxury brands an opportunity to build awareness and gain celebrity, associated marketing materials and publicity. In 2007 Kriess partnered with the “Alive! Expo “ the largest natural health & wellness green living consumer product expo in the country. In 2008, Kim cofounded PROJECT GREEN 501c3, a non-profit dedicated to preserving green space for future generations. A longtime philanthropist Kreiss has been attached to charity affiliations & Honors including The American Red Cross, Spielberg/Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation, UNICEF, the Make-A-Wish Foundation and The Alaska Wilderness League.
Patrycja Siewert-Towns is the President and CEO of Alive! Expo, one of the nations’ largest Natural Products Health & Wellness Consumer events in the country. Patryjca is also a partner and co-owner of Alive Expo Green Pavilion, the Eco Luxury Educational Lounge that takes place surrounding Hollywood events during Emmys, the Oscars and at the Sundance Film Festival. Additionally, Siewert-Towns is also one of the founders of Project Green. She has over seventeen years’ experience in the natural products, organic foods and green living industry. Her experience also includes working with companies large publishing companies to privately owned health food retailers, and small to mid size manufacturers to develop the best natural and organic products for their consumers.