Keep Pinellas Beautiful celebrates supporters at annual award luncheon

Keep Pinellas Beautiful recognized its tops volunteers, partners and businesses during its annual Awards Recognition Luncheon June 13 in Largo. The awards ceremony celebrated the combined efforts of the organization’s volunteers, partners and sponsors.

LARGO — Keep Pinellas Beautiful, the local Keep America Beautiful Affiliate and nonprofit organization held its annual Awards Recognition Luncheon in Largo on June 13 to honor the organization’s top volunteers, partners and businesses for their efforts to keep Pinellas clean green and beautiful.

Last year Keep Pinellas Beautiful worked with almost 19,000 volunteers cleaning up and greening up the public lands and communities throughout Pinellas County. They protected the county’s source water by preventing over 600,000 pounds of trash and debris from entering the waterways.

“The programs provided by Keep Pinellas Beautiful and their supporters are helping to build a whole community of practice by raising the bar on the cultural level of expectations,” said Pat DePlasco KPB Executive Director.

Keep Pinellas Beautiful brings people together to transform public spaces into beautiful places.

The impact of their action’s champions environmentally healthy, economically sound and socially connected communities.