Keep Louisiana Beautiful calls for nominations for the Everyday Hero Award – L’Observateur
The awards will highlight the winners in eight categories:
Alice Foster Award: Former Louisiana First Lady Alice Foster, a staunch advocate for clean and beautiful Louisiana, was instrumental in the launch of Keep Louisiana Beautiful. The Alice Foster Award is the highest award that KLB bestows on an individual each year for outstanding leadership in advancing our mission.
Golden Can Award: This award, along with its $ 200 cash prize, recognizes a public servant who demonstrates a deep commitment to KLB’s mission in their day-to-day work by going beyond the call of duty. Eligible parties include state, parish and municipal employees, elected officials, and educators.
Most Innovative Program: This honor and the accompanying $ 500 cash prize recognize a successful beautification, waste prevention, recycling or waste reduction program led by a school, civic group, organization non-profit or an affiliate.
Youth Award: This award, together with a cash prize of $ 200, recognizes a student or group of young people who embrace environmental stewardship, engage and influence their peers, and contribute to positive behaviors compatible with a community clean and beautiful.
Outstanding Affiliate: This honor and its $ 500 cash prize recognizes an affiliate organization that demonstrates courage and leadership while engaging stakeholders, businesses and citizens to actively improve the appearance of their community.
Outstanding Affiliate Director: This distinction, along with its $ 200 cash prize, recognizes an Affiliate Director in Louisiana who demonstrates exceptional dedication to KLB’s mission. This person demonstrates leadership in building a sustainable and strong organization and exercises inclusive, professional and engaging leadership.
Corporate Leadership Award: This distinction recognizes a business organization rooted in community engagement coupled with a fervent and ongoing dedication to KLB’s mission and environmental stewardship.
Litter Enforcement Award: This honor, along with a $ 200 cash award, rewards law enforcement officers, including justices of the peace, police officers, judges, and code enforcement officers who have successfully enforced state, parish or city laws on garbage and illegal dumping.
About Keep Louisiana Beautiful
Keep Louisiana Beautiful, Inc. is the state’s education, enforcement, awareness, and clean-up community improvement organization. The mission of Keep Louisiana Beautiful is to promote personal, corporate and community responsibility for a clean and beautiful Louisiana.