Keep Chester County Beautiful earns $14,000 in grants

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Keep Chester County Beautiful was honored with four awards and a total of $14,000 in funding during the Awards of Excellence ceremony at the Nov. 8 West TN Regional Recycling Hub. Keep TN Beautiful Executive Director Missy Marshall presented four awards to Keep Chester County Beautiful. Amber Greene, Executive Director of KCCB, received the Martin L. Kennedy Award for Outstanding TN Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Coordinator.
In addition to receiving the leadership award, KCCB received first place in the Public Education award, first place in Category A for the TDOT Litter Grant, and third place in the Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Award. 
Keep Chester County Beautiful’s education and outreach program would not be successful without partnerships within the community. West TN Regional Recycling Hub stated they are appreciative to those who partner with them, including Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crump, Chester County High School, School Coordinated Health, the Senior Citizens Center, United Auto Body, Henderson Arts Commission, Chamber of Commerce, Chester County Sheriff’s Department, City and County Mayors office, TN Department of Transportation, and other organizations in the community.
 “We are very appreciative of the partnerships formed with community leaders, businesses, and organizations to work towards environmental education and outreach for a sustainable future,” said Amber Greene, KCCB Executive Director.

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