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2020 NATIONAL AWARD WINNERS

Keep America Beautiful recognized the following community organizations and individuals through its 2020 National Awards program.
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Keep Mississippi Beautiful Cleans Community After Record Floods

Keep Mississippi Beautiful Cleans Community After Record Floods

After record-setting floods along the Pearl River

Keep Mississippi Beautiful Cleans Community After Record Floods

After record-setting floods along the Pearl River in Mississippi left behind debris and litter, Keep Mississippi Beautiful (KMB) quickly mobilized volunteers – including Governor Tate Reeves and First Lady Elee Reeves – to help the hardest-hit places. Read more.

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Florida Woman for Community Involvement

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Florida Woman for Community Involvement

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Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Florida Woman for Community Involvement

Keep America Beautiful has presented a Lady Bird Johnson Award to Sue House of Tampa, FL as part of its 2020 National Awards Program. Sue House has been affiliated with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful since 1991 when she became a member of the Mayor’s Beautification Committee. Read more.

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Launches Native Plant Nursery

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Launches Native Plant Nursery

For nearly a decade, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Launches Native Plant Nursery

For nearly a decade, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) has focused on using native plants that will provide more benefits to local wildlife, some of which depend on single species of plants. In 2020, KIB started a native plant nursery, making 20 species available for sale to the public and for use in KIB projects. Read more.

Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful Develops Video Series to Reach Community Amid Pandemic

Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful Develops Video Series to Reach Community Amid Pandemic

In the aftermath of the peak of the COVID-19 pande

Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful Develops Video Series to Reach Community Amid Pandemic

In the aftermath of the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful, located in Georgia, sought an innovative way to connect with local youth and families. The answer: animated videos. Read more.

Keep Ridgeland Beautiful Transforms Bland Spaces into Beautiful Places

Keep Ridgeland Beautiful Transforms Bland Spaces into Beautiful Places

Keep Ridgeland Beautiful (KRB), located in Mississ

Keep Ridgeland Beautiful Transforms Bland Spaces into Beautiful Places

Keep Ridgeland Beautiful (KRB), located in Mississippi, developed an innovative, affordable method to transform bland city gateways and parks into joyful destinations. In 2020, KRB created the Ridgeland Wildflower art park. Read more.

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Keep California Beautiful Executive Director

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Keep California Beautiful Executive Director

Keep America Beautiful honors Ray Scott Keep Ameri

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Keep California Beautiful Executive Director

Keep America Beautiful honors Ray Scott

Keep America Beautiful has presented a Sue Smith Professional Leadership Award to Ray Scott of Keep California Beautiful as part of its 2020 National Awards Program. Scott serves as president of Keep California Beautiful, board member of Keep Bakersfield Beautiful, and member of several Keep America Beautiful committees. Read more.

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Launches Fundraising Campaign in Support of Essential Workers

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Launches Fundraising Campaign in Support of Essential Workers

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Launches Fundraising Campa

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Launches Fundraising Campaign in Support of Essential Workers

Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Launches Fundraising Campaign in Support of Essential Workers

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) recognized a community need with the potential to help support its efforts. On April 26, 2020, KOB launched its #KOB20for20 Campaign, which continued through May 31, 2020. For every $20 (or more) donation made during the campaign, 50% went toward helping to maintain KOB through 2020 and 50% went to an essential worker group. Read more.

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful Conquers Litter with Art

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful Conquers Litter with Art

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Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful Conquers Litter with Art

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful Conquers Litter with Art

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful, located in Georgia, created a cost-effective and easy-to-implement method to create mural-inspired trash cans that decrease littering. The project was sparked by a local high schooler, Abbie Burt, who had an idea to tackle litter and create beautiful and colorful art throughout the community. Read more.

Memphis City Beautiful Commission Gives New Life to Discarded Tires

Memphis City Beautiful Commission Gives New Life to Discarded Tires

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Memphis City Beautiful Commission Gives New Life to Discarded Tires

Memphis City Beautiful Commission Gives New Life to Discarded Tires

Memphis City Beautiful Commission partnered with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to collect illegally dumped tires to be recycled into materials for a walking trail. Read more.

Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful Creates Safe Litter Cleanup Program Amid Pandemic

Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful Creates Safe Litter Cleanup Program Amid Pandemic

Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful Creates Safe Li

Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful Creates Safe Litter Cleanup Program Amid Pandemic

Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful Creates Safe Litter Cleanup Program Amid Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced every Keep America Beautiful affiliate to take a look at their program and reevaluate how they could continue to make a difference in their communities while being mindful of the safety factors that come with managing a volunteer program in the middle of a pandemic. In California, Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful (KRCB) launched Love Your Neighborhood program, which allowed families to borrow supplies, walk around their neighborhoods, and clean up. Read more.

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