The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Community Pride Award recognizes outstanding environmental stewardship and can be awarded to businesses, individuals, schools, community organizations or civic groups that make an outstanding commitment to litter control, recycling, beautification or general environmental stewardship.
Only elected officials can nominate a constituent for a Community Pride Award. This award is open on a rolling basis.
Community Pride Award Recipients
Faith was nominated by State Representative Tony DeLuca for her work to address and clean up litter in the 32nd legislative district, including the Penn Hills area, Verona and Blackridge. Milazzo created the Penn Hills Anti-Litter Group with Christine DeCarolis in 2017 and together they organized 30 volunteers to participate in the 2019 Pittsburgh Garbage Olympics. The group collected 85 bags of trash and won the award for most team spirit!
Pictured From Left: PA State Representative Tony DeLuca;
Faith Milazzo, Community Pride Award Recipient;
Shannon Reiter, President of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
and Myrna Newman, Executive Director of Allegheny CleanWays.
The Community Pride Award was presented to Tim Arnold, Richland Township Supervisor, on May 10, 2021. Arnold was nominated by State Representative Craig Staats for his work to address and clean up litter in the 145th legislative district located in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Arnold and the Richland Township Water Authority have organized the “Richland Township Road Cleanup Day” for approximately 15 years, removing close to a ton of trash from the regions roadsides each year. Volunteers have also removed over 100 tires over the years. Arnold provides lunch for those that participate.
Pictured below from Left:
Morgan Schuster, Bucks County Conservation District and Keep Bucks County Beautiful representative,
Tim Arnold, Richland Township Supervisor
and State Representative Craig Staats.