Thursday, January 18, 2007

KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL HONORS EIGHT STATES FOR ACHIEVING GOLD

KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL HONORS EIGHT STATES FOR ACHIEVING GOLD

Eight states will be awarded gold for achieving the highest level of compliance for Keep America Beautiful State Affiliates at Keep America BeautifulÂ’s 49th National Conference in Washington D. C. These awards recognize Keep America Beautiful State Affiliates who have successfully initiated the Keep America Beautiful State Affiliate Guidelines to promote the KAB mission statewide and offer program support to local affiliates.

(PRWEB) November 22, 2002

Eight states will be awarded gold for achieving the highest level of compliance for Keep America Beautiful State Affiliates at Keep America BeautifulÂ’s 49th National Conference in Washington D. C. These awards recognize Keep America Beautiful State Affiliates who have successfully initiated the Keep America Beautiful State Affiliate Guidelines to promote the KAB mission statewide and offer program support to local affiliates.

“The example set by statewide affiliates in the Keep America Beautiful network cannot be overemphasized; a strong state program leads directly to a cleaner, safer, more beautiful state,” said G. Raymond Empson, President, Keep America Beautiful. “By encouraging communities to participate in neighborhood cleanup and improvement projects, and educating citizens through awareness-building initiatives, these state programs have helped greatly to keep America beautiful.”

Gold Honors went to:

Keep Florida Beautiful

Keep Georgia Beautiful

Keep Louisiana Beautiful

Keep Mississippi Beautiful

Keep Nebraska Beautiful

Keep Texas Beautiful

Keep Tennessee Beautiful

New Mexico Clean & Beautiful

For a complete listing of all Keep America Beautiful 2002 award winners in all categories, as well as information on our awards program, please visit the Keep America Beautiful website at www. kab. org.

Keep America Beautiful, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose network of more than 500 local, statewide and international affiliate programs educates individuals about litter prevention and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and properly manage waste materials. Through partnerships and strategic alliances with citizens, businesses and government, Keep America BeautifulÂ’s programs motivate millions of volunteers annually to clean up, beautify and improve their neighborhoods, thereby creating healthier, safer and more livable community environments.