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Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Green Sports Alliance's Hershkowitz Resigns As President, Looks To Grow Group Internationally

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 24 / 16

Green Sports Alliance co-Founder ALLEN HERSHKOWITZ has resigned as the group’s president to focus on expanding its mission internationally. His departure becomes official June 30, the final day of the Green Sports Summit, the group’s annual conference, which is in Houston this yea...

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