Keep South Carolina Beautiful, the state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, has received a Keep America Beautiful Diamond Level State Affiliate Recognition Award for its promotion of Keep America Beautiful and implementation of multiple community improvement programs.
Keep South Carolina Beautiful’s campaigns have included a cigarette-litter prevention program that received $10,000 toward placing 250 ash receptacles throughout the state. Another campaign featured beautification workshops on such subjects as how to properly plant a tree.
“Receiving this award from Keep America Beautiful reminds us that our programs, focused on behavior change, are working to create a cleaner, greener and more beautiful South Carolina,” said Mallory Coffey, state leader of Keep South Carolina Beautiful. “We are proud to know that Keep South Carolina Beautiful is doing its part to teach citizens it is their responsibility to keep a clean community. We are teaching others to act as citizens and not as customers.”
Formed in 1953, Keep America Beautiful’s mission is to inspire and educate people to take action to improve and beautify communities nationwide.
Keep South Carolina Beautiful was one of more than 80 organizations and individuals receiving Keep America Beautiful national awards. A complete list of recipients can be found at https://issuu.com/keepamericabeautiful/docs/2019-keep-america-beautiful-national-awards.