Keep America Beautiful® welcomes new affiliate in Michigan.
Midland, Michigan officially became a Keep America Beautiful affiliate on April 3, 2019. Keep Midland Beautiful (KM2B) joins three other affilaites in Michigan: Keep Detroit Beautiful, Keep Genesee County Beautiful and Keep Michigan Beautiful.
Dow, headquartered in Midland, Michigan, provided the initial funding for the city’s affiliation and will support ongoing costs for the first few years.
KM2B’s executive board includes the city’s director of public services, assistant director for public services, a recreation manager and the city’s horticulturist.
Benefits of affiliation with Keep America Beautiful include the national credibility of our more than 65-year-old nonprofit, pass-through grant opportunities, professional development and other topic-specific training, tools and resources, and more. To learn more about bringing a Keep America Beautiful affiliate to your community, click here.
(Above picture from left to right: Sue Smith, Keep America Beautiful-Chicago Executive Director; Stephanie Richardson, City of Midland Horticulturist; Jan Yuergens, City of Midland Assistant Director of Public Services; Maureen Donker, City of Midland Mayor; Marcie Post, City of Midland Recreation Manager; Karen Murphy, City of Midland Director of Public Services.)
By: Kaitlyn Lauer, Keep America Beautiful