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Keep Lee County Beautiful earns Keep America Beautiful 2022 President’s Circle Award

By Staff | Sep 15, 2023

Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has presented Keep Lee County Beautiful Inc. with its 2022 President’s Circle Award. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance by certified affiliates of Keep America Beautiful in creating clean, green and beautiful communities.

In qualifying for the President’s Circle Award, KLCB has met standards of merit of Keep America Beautiful by conducting an annual Community Appearance Index; calculating the affiliate’s cost/benefit ratio; and administering initiatives to end littering, improve recycling, and beautify Lee County’s community.

Keep Lee County Beautiful is one of more than 700 community-based affiliates in the Keep America Beautiful network whose programs, initiatives, and efforts, supported by millions of volunteers, help transform public spaces into beautiful places.

“Achieving the President’s Circle Award means Keep Lee County Beautiful is working in strategic, creative, and sustainable ways to keep and create beautiful communities,” said Keep America Beautiful President and CEO Jennifer Lawson. “Every day KLCB engages the community members of Lee County to take the responsibility of keeping clean neighbors, of growing beautiful places, and teaching others of the importance of waste reduction in and out of the home. We are thrilled to celebrate your excellence and are grateful for your example and leadership.”

“Keep Lee County Beautiful is honored to be recognized for our dedication to the community,” said Trish Fancher, executive director of KLCB. “We have been serving Lee County for over three decades and will continue to inspire, educate, and engage the community in improving, beautifying, and protecting our environment. KLCB is committed to its mission and looks forward to continuing our work with the volunteers and community partners.”

Each year, Keep Lee County Beautiful engages over 5,000 volunteers in more than 400 community improvement initiatives. Make sure to follow KLCB on Facebook or Instagram to stay updated on future events. You can also visit klcb.org or call 239-334-3488 to find out how to get involved and support KLCB and their efforts.