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$1K Grant for Friends of Norfolk’s Environment

The Friends of Norfolk’s Environment will be launching a new cigarette litter prevention campaign in the busy residential, business, restaurant and boutique district of Historic Ghent.

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Clean Valley Council WINS $1,000 for Recycling!

bags are one of the top sources of litter in the greater Roanoke Valley which includes the City of Roanoke, County of Roanoke, Town of Vinton, and the City of Salem. In recent months, the Clean Valley Council (CVC) was asked to step in and help solve the plastic bag litter issue…

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Historic Jackson Ward WINS $1,000 Grant from KVB!

The Historic Jackson Ward Association continuously strives to maintain and beautify their community through organized bi-annual clean-up events. With this grant money, they would be able to further realize their dream of a completely revitalized neighborhood by adding shrubs and perennials to communal locations for all to enjoy.

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Earth Day Festival in Richmond

On Saturday, April 23, KVB proudly participated in Richmond’s Earth Day Festival.  Our banner was on display for hundreds of Virginians to sign and take the pledge to keep Virginia beautiful.  We also brought out our new basketball hoop (donated by Walmart) and plastic bag ball where visitors could take a shot at our goal […]

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Radford University Snags $1,000 Grant

Radford University will initiate a comprehensive Cigarette Litter Prevention and Education Campaign for their students and faculty with the grant monies provided. This initiative will promote both health awareness and better waste management practices of cigarettes on the Radford University campus.

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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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