Thursday, January 26, 2017

Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates From Erie, Delaware, Philadelphia, Westmoreland, York Counties Attend National Conference

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and their affiliates; Keep Erie County Beautiful, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling, Keep York Beautiful and Chester Environmental Partnership currently in process of forming a local affiliate, attended the Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Washington D.C. this week.
The Conference is Keep America Beautiful's premier educational and networking event, bringing together KAB’s national network of state and local affiliate directors, business leaders, policymakers and other national experts who focus on framing new ideas and strategies to build and sustain vibrant communities.
"We believe that the best solutions are discovered when grassroots organizations like ours help bring together citizens, government and industry to work together for the greater good,” said Becky Lyons, chief operating officer, Keep America Beautiful.
The theme of Keep America Beautiful's 2017 National Conference, borrowed from the Great Seal of the United States of America - 'E Pluribus Unum…Out of Many, One' - represents the collective impact of the Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Network.
The Conference also highlighted the award-winning work of Keep America Beautiful affiliates, partnering organizations, and community leaders and volunteers from across the U.S.
“It is inspiring to meet with our colleagues from Pennsylvania and across the nation to share programs, initiatives and efforts as we all work toward the same goal of creating more socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound communities,” said Shannon Reiter, President of Keep PA Beautiful. “We are grateful for the opportunity.”
For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from KPB, Like them on Facebook, Follow on Twitter, Discover them on Pinterest and visit their YouTube Channel.
Also visit the Illegal Dump Free PA website for more ideas on how to clean up communities and keep them clean and KPB’s new Electronics Waste website.
Sign up now for the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA and set up your own cleanup and beautification event through May 31.
(Photo: Front, left to right – Brittany Prischak, Keep Erie County Beautiful; Michelle Feldman, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful; Back, left to right – Tom Smith, Keep York Beautiful; Shannon Reiter, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful;  John Scott, Chester Environmental Partnership; Elena Prenovitz, Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council Member – Erie County.)

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