Local Organization Recognized for Exemplary Performance, Standard of Excellence
Bolivia, North Carolina – Keep Brunswick County Beautiful received the Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award during the Keep America Beautiful’s 2017 National Conference, which took place in Washington, D.C. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance by certified affiliates of the national nonprofit in creating clean, green and beautiful communities.
In qualifying for a President’s Circle Award, Keep Brunswick County Beautiful has met Keep America Beautiful’s standards of merit by conducting an annual Community Appearance Index, calculating the affiliate’s cost/benefit ratio, and administering activities in the areas of Ending Littering, Improving Recycling, and Beautifying Brunswick County. Established in 1953, Keep America Beautiful consists of a national network of more than 620 community-based affiliates whose programs, initiatives and efforts, supported by millions of volunteers, help transform public spaces into beautiful places.
“One of Keep America Beautiful’s most effective tools is the work of our grassroots network of affiliate organizations, which has an impact on millions of Americans each year,” said Keep America Beautiful COO Becky Lyons. “Our affiliates are providing real solutions that help create communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound.”
Keep Brunswick County Beautiful (KBCB) is a local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep North Carolina Beautiful. Keep Brunswick County Beautiful’s mission is to educate residents on the importance of reducing litter and increasing waste reduction and recycling.