Annual Meeting & Awards Program 2018
Keep Ohio Beautiful Celebrates & Recognized statewide
Environmental Champions at their Annual Meeting & Awards Program

Keep Ohio Beautiful (KOB), a state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), convened its 40 Ohio affiliates for their annual meeting and awards program, held on Wednesday, November 7, at the Franklin Park Conservatory, Wells Barn in Columbus, Ohio.

The annual meeting included an awards luncheon during which KOB affiliates, partner organizations, individuals and others were honored for their environmental efforts in ten different categories. The awards were based on environmental projects completed between June 1, 2017 and August 1, 2018.

Keep Ohio Beautiful Community Award, Category – under 25,000
Keep Wickliffe Beautiful

Keep Ohio Beautiful Community Award, Category – 25,001 to 150,000
Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District

Keep Ohio Beautiful Community Award, Category – 150,001 and up
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, Inc.

Youth School Group Award (7-12)
Arcanum High School – Serve Arcanum

Great American / State Roadway Cleanup
Lorain County Commissioners – Solid Waste District

Business / Industry Award
Morrow County Hospital – Green Team

Law Enforcement Award
Steve Hileman, Environmental Officer, Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District

Volunteer of the Year
Susan B. Kruder, Keep Akron Beautiful

Board Member of the Year – Dan Weisenbach Spirit Award
Kim Haws Falasco

“2018 was a productive year for Keep Ohio Beautiful affiliates and their partner organizations throughout the state,” said KOB executive director Michael Mennett. “We congratulate and thank the winners for their dedication to making Ohio clean and beautiful.”
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