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Posted on: January 25, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Earns National Recognition from Keep America Beautiful

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For the fourth consecutive year, Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful has been awarded the Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance made by partners of the nonprofit in building and sustaining vibrant communities.

In qualifying for a President’s Circle Award, Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful has met standards of merit by conducting an annual Community Appearance Index, calculating the affiliate’s cost/benefit ratio, and administering activities in the areas of litter prevention, recycling and waste reduction, and beautification and community greening.

Paul Bertram, Executive Director of Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful said, “This prestigious award would not have been possible without the continued support of our Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Board and the fantastic volunteers we have throughout the year.”

About Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful
The mission of Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful is to enhance community awareness and responsibility for litter prevention, to beautify and improve the community, minimize waste, and to empower individuals to take greater responsibility for their environment.

Everyone wants to live, work and play in a clean and green community, and together we can make it happen. Getting involved is easy. Contact the Public Works Department for more information by calling 772-467-3821.

About Keep America Beautiful
Keep America Beautiful (KAB) is the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a strong national network of 1,200 affiliates and partners including state recycling organizations, KAB works with millions of volunteers who take action in their communities. Keep America Beautiful offers programs and engages in public-private partnerships that help create clean, beautiful public places, reduce waste and increase recycling while educating generations of environmental stewards. KAB helps create communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound. For more information, visit

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