Affiliate Community Partner Award
The Community Partner Award provides each KPB and local KAB affiliate a way to honor an outstanding partnership with local government, community organization or business who enhance and are essential to local community programming.
For questions, please contact Kylie McCutcheon at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877-772-3673 x 114.
Duquesne Light Company (DLC)
Duquesne Light Company was nominated by Allegheny CleanWays for being a valuable partner for more than ten years. This partnership provides support, through volunteer time and financial donation, The Tireless Project, the affiliates signature river cleanup program. For Duquesne Light Company it is an opportunity to fulfill their corporate social responsibility goals, provide team building for their employees, and give back to the local community.
Evergreen Farms was nominated by Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful for supporting the 2021 Annual Juniata River Cleanup. In addition to donating their own time and money, Evergreen Farms contacted other local businesses and organizations to seek donations for the cleanup event. As a result, $2,000 in donations were received to help cover the costs of trash and tire disposal as well as food and water for the volunteers. Thirty hardworking volunteers participated, removing 1,660 pounds of trash and 15 tires from a 2.5-mile stretch of the Juniata River.
Capital Region Water
Capital Region Water was nominated by Keep Harrisburg-Dauphin County Beautiful for their valuable nine yearlong partnership. Capital Region Water has prioritized the construction of practical ways to address issues of storm water and litter accumulation, provided drivers and trucks to round up accumulated litter during the Great Harrisburg Litter Cleanup and provides street sweeping for the City of Harrisburg. Additionally, CRW advocates for the vision in the Heart of the Hill community Action Plan which includes numerous physical improvement projects, green spaces and cleanups.