Dear Editor:

Smart Shelter Network gave recognition to Moab City Mayor Emily Niehaus for her outstanding 15-year commitment as the former director and founder of Community Rebuilds at a Feb. 26 meeting. Community Rebuilds now has 36 owner assisted, energy efficient, straw-bale homes. Smart Shelter Network Executive Director Gary Duncan presented a Lifetime Achievement Award in sustainability and natural Building. Smart Shelter has a 25 year track record of its own in pursuit of longterm healthier home solutions for the builder and occupant.

Thank you, mayor Niehaus and Gary Duncan, for your contributions to healthier living.

Betsy Blout