Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) received national recognition at the recent 2016 Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Orlando, Florida. KIB was honored for distinguishing itself as an exemplary affiliate through its outstanding community improvement programs in the areas of litter prevention, beautification, recycling and community greening. KIB was one of only six affiliates from the more than 600 across the country to receive the organization’s inaugural “Award of Sustained Excellence.”
“Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards Program celebrates some of our country’s most dedicated community leaders – representatives from our affiliates and partner organizations – who personify the words imagine, inspire and transform through the work they help lead every day to keep America beautiful in local communities nationwide,” said Keep America Beautiful President and CEO, Jennifer Jehn. “It’s my privilege to recognize Keep Irving Beautiful for such valuable, mission-based work that helps their community be more socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound.”
A leading national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment. They envision a country where every community is a clean, green, and beautiful place to live. Established in 1953, KAB provides the expertise, programs and resources to help people end littering in America, improve recycling in America, and beautify America’s communities. The organization is driven by the work and passion of more than 600 community-based Keep America Beautiful affiliates, millions of volunteers, and the support of corporate partners, municipalities, elected officials, and individuals.
Keep Irving Beautiful is a non-profit, grassroots, leadership organization dedicated to educating our community about litter abatement, recycling, and beautification in order to help preserve the health and promote the social and economic prosperity of our city. As an award winning affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful, Keep Irving Beautiful reaches out to and partners with all sectors of our city including government, business, church, cultural, educational, neighborhood and civic organizations. If you are interested in volunteering with KIB, or making your activity a “green event,” please go to www.keepirvingbeautiful.org, or call the KIB office at 972-721-2175.