Local Keep America Beautiful affiliate, Keep Loup Basin Beautiful, was presented the National Keep America Beautiful (KAB) 2012 Great American Cleanup (GAC) Best Activation Award at the Keep America Beautiful Conference held in Washington, DC on January 29th. Accepting the award from the KAB President Matt McKenna was Linda Studnicka, Keep Loup Basin Beautiful Affiliate Director.
Keep Loup Basin Beautiful received this award for their outstanding participation in the KAB GAC project in 2012. There are over 500 KAB affiliates nationwide that participate in the Great American Cleanup each year. This is a project that encourages volunteer groups of all sizes and ages to improve their community environment by litter cleanups, recycle collections, plantings, garden renewal, fix-up projects, cleaning and painting in public spaces, and environmental education. The local KAB affiliates help the groups by providing support for the projects with free Glad Trash bags, posters, banners, water for the volunteers, and presentations.
If your group is interesting in finding out how Keep Loup Basin Beautiful can help you with your community project in 2013, visit the office which is located at the Loup Basin RC&D office, 807 H Street, Burwell or call 308-346-3393. Keep Loup Basin Beautiful is a project of the Loup Basin RC&D, and serves nine counties in central Nebraska.
For additional information about the affiliate, visit our web site at www.keeploupbasinbeautiful.org.