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Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful Wins $1K Grant

Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. KSVB plans to utilize grant funds to enhance and to expand its highly successful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in far Southwest Virginia.

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Nottoway County Public Schools WIN $1,000 Grant

Nottoway County Public Schools will use the KVB grant monies two fold. First, students will be a provided a hands on learning experience in the Town of Crewe. Crewe’s main park is experiencing erosion issues because of where it is situated, therefore the students will be given the task of studying the land, researching best erosion control options, ecological balancing with native species, planting their chosen plants and finally long term care for those plants.

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Grayson County High School WINS $1,000 Grant

Grayson County High School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category.

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Downtown Roanoke WINS $1,000 Grant!

Downtown Roanoke has been awarded a $1,000 grant by Keep Virginia Beautiful in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category. Downtown Roanoke will partner with the City of Roanoke, and AdFed to create a Cigarette Litter Prevention Signage Campaign

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Patrick Springs Primary School WINS $1K Grant

Patrick Springs Primary School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Community Greening and Beautification Category. Patrick Springs Primary School will use the KVB grant to continue to improve and expand their Bowl of Lettuce School Garden.

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Waste Watchers of Eastern Shore WINS $1K Grant!

Waste Watchers (WW) will establish a creative Plastic Bag Reducing/Recycling/Reusing Campaign through the use of signs in grocery store parking lots to remind shoppers to bring their own bags each time they shop.

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SW Piedmont VA Master Naturalist WINS $1k!

Southwest Piedmont Virginia Master Naturalist Chapter has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Beautification and Community Greening Category. @KeepVABeautiful gives away the 4th of 30 grants!

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Galax High School WINS $1,000 Grant from KVB

Galax High National Honor Society has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. Galax High School National Honor Society will install plastic bag recycling containers at each grocery store in Galax city proper and one at Galax HS for community members to recycle their plastic bags.

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James River Association WINS $1,000 Grant!

James River Association has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Beautification and Community Greening Category. The KVB grant program focuses greater resources and attention on individual localities throughout the Commonwealth and how they are addressing the issues of litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, beautification and education.

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Fredericksburg Clean and Green Wins $1000 Grant

Fredericksburg Clean and Green has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Category as part of the 30 Grants in 30 Days campaign.

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No Green in Her Day

My great grandmother didn’t have a green movement in her day. She didn’t need one. KVB reflects on why grandparents don’t recycle.

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Great American Clean Up

On March 24th, KVB along with Altria, Hands On Richmond and The City of Richmond, held a massive Great American Clean-up on the Boulevard between the I-95 and the Diamond.  100+ Volunteers removed 1 ton of litter and debris, planted trees and bushes, counted cigarette butts (almost 9000 butts were retrieved within 2 blocks), and […]

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