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Manassas Teams with 1 By Youth in $1K Win

The City of Manassas and 1 By Youth are partnering up to revitalize the Point of Wood Neighborhood. With the help of over 1500 volunteers they intend to use the grant to create a huge 3 acre sustainable community garden for the residents of Point of Woods.

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Scott County Tourism Bags $1,000!

Scott County Tourism has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. They will combat the Plastic Bag litter problem by eliminating the use of plastic bags by the tourism board.

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A Bag’s Life Winner Has Been Announced!

A silent cinema spoof featuring two squabbling teenage girls with big ideas on recycling and a short flick about a happy-bag-turned-sad-sac have each been named grand prize winners in the A Bag’s Life video contest for Virginia high school students.

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Keep Suffolk Beautiful Wins $1,000 Grant from KVB!

“Butts are litter too!” This is the theme for Keep Suffolk Beautiful’s (KSB) comprehensive cigarette litter prevention campaign that they plan to launch to reduce the amount of cigarette butts at Suffolk parks and events.

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Lonesome Pine Soil & Water Conservation WINS!

Lonesome Pine Water and Soil Conservation District with the help of state, federal, and local agencies and its community of citizen volunteers would like to restore their Guest River back to the environmental jewel it once was.

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Lord Fairfax Health District WINS $1,000 Grant

The Lord Fairfax Health District will use grant funds to build the sustainable, teachable and brand new Winchester Community Garden. Another happy 30 in 30 Winner!

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Friends of Holliday Lake State Park WINS $1K Grant!

The Friends of Holliday Lake State Park has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Cigarette Prevention Category. The group will use their grant funds to initiate a new cigarette litter prevention program to help keep their beautiful park beautiful.

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Fries School Wins $1K in Seed Money!

Fries School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Community Greening and Beautification Category. This KVB grant will enable Fries School to beautify their school and surrounding area.

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Fauquier County Wins $1K for Plastic Bag Recycling

Fauquier County has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. Fauquier County is a mostly rural community of 651 square miles, hundreds of county roads, approximately 67,000 residents and a focus on its biggest litter problem: plastic bags.

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Pennnington WINS Today’s $1,000 “30 in 30” Grant

The Town of Pennington will use this KVB grant to purchase cigarette butt receptacles for strategic downtown locations and to create an effective anti-litter marketing campaign.

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Russell Co. Environmental Control WINS $1K Grant

Russell County Environmental Control & Recycling has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. They will use this grant to promote resource conservation by providing reusable shopping bags and multiple collection points for the recycling of plastic bags.

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Powhatan Anti-Litter Council WINS $1,000 Grant

The Powhatan Anti-Litter Council has been awarded a $1,000 grant from Keep Virginia Beautiful in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. Powhatan Anti-Litter Council will create a county-wide Cigarette Litter Prevention program through a public awareness campaign about the lack of biodegradability of cigarette butts.

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