Monthly archive for September 2016

25 Groups Receive Community Improvement Grants from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

(September 29, 2016) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful awarded twenty-five grants of up to $1,000 for community improvement projects in three focus areas of Prevent It, Clean It, or Keep It to tax-exempt groups across the state of Pennsylvania. The grants were awarded daily from September 1 through

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Local Volunteers organize to cleanup Little Tinicum Island on Friday, September 30, 2016

Local Volunteers organize to cleanup Little Tinicum Island on Friday, September 30, 2016 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Philadelphia Water Department, Pennsylvania Bureau of Forestry William Penn Forest District, Delaware Sojourn, United By Blue, Ridley Township Marina, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary – Floatilla 04-76

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PA Parks & Forests Foundation Improves Communities By Removing Graffiti

PA Environment Digest – The PA Parks and Forests Foundation Tuesday announced it has received funding from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 25 in 25 Grant Program for the removal of graffiti from unique geological features in our state parks and forests. The funds will support a minimum of

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Erie’s Elena Prenovitz Selected For Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is pleased to announce Elena Prenovitz of Erie has been selected by Keep America Beautiful as one of 10 high school students from across the country to serve for another year on its national Youth Advisory Council (YAC). Selections for

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Local Student, Elena Prenovitz, Selected to Serve on Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council

 (September 22, 2016) – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit which envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, has selected Elena Prenovitz of Erie, Pennsylvania as one of 10 high school students from across the country to serve

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4 Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates Work On Juniata River To Remove 12,000 Pounds Of Trash

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County, and Keep Perry County Beautiful hosted a month-long cleanup initiative along the Juniata River in August. This is the fourth annual cleanup coordinated by the four

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Remove over 12,000 Pounds of trash from Juniata River

(September 9, 2016) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County, and Keep Perry County Beautiful hosted a month-long cleanup initiative along the Juniata River in August. This is the fourth annual cleanup coordinated by the four

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Keep PA Beautiful Invites Schools To Participate In Litter Free School Zone Program

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites all elementary and secondary schools in Pennsylvania to participate in the Litter Free School Zone Program, a comprehensive program designed to teach lessons around recycling, litter awareness, and community stewardship. The Program is intended to encourage students in grades

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State encourages schools to be litter free

Observer Reporter – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites elementary and secondary schools in Pennsylvania to participate in the Litter-Free School Zone Program, a comprehensive program designed to teach lessons around recycling, litter awareness and community stewardship. The program is intended to encourage students in kindergarten through 12th grade

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All Trails Lead to Ice Cream by David Raymond

All Trails Lead to Ice Cream – It's impossible to drive in Pennsylvania and not see the blue signs along the side of the road:  KEEP PENNSYLVANIA BEAUTIFUL.  Well…I guess it is possible that…for those of us who have lived here all of our lives…those blue signs

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