KDB staff members spent three days in Georgetown, TX attending the Keep Texas Beautiful Conference June 11-13. It’s a great time to meet with other affiliates in the state, and to be recognized for all the amazing things going on in Denton. KDB received recognition as a Gold Star Affiliate and as 2nd Place in our population category for the Governor’s Community Achievement Awards.
Keep Texas Beautiful also offers statewide awards that recognize the efforts of individuals, businesses, media outlets, government agencies, youth, educators and education organizations that make efforts to enhance their community and protect the Lone Star State. This year, Denton as a community received the most awards with FOUR in various categories.
Ed Davis Litter Law Enforcement Award – Lancine Bentley, City of Denton Community Improvement Services Manager
Civic Organization Award – Denton County Master Gardeners Association
Government Award, population 50,000-149,000 – City of Denton Denia Recreation Center
Sadie Ray Graff Educators and Educational Institution Award – Immaculate Conception Catholic School
Our annual Tree Giveaway is just around the corner – October 25th to be exact! Every year for the past 16 years, KDB has given away hundreds of trees to residents of the City of Denton.
We thought it might be fun to look back at past giveaways, and isn’t it convenient that our intern, Shannon, stumbled across some old photos?! Let’s throw back to the year 2005. Can you believe that was almost 10 years ago?
If you haven’t registered for your FREE TREE this year, you still have time! Registration closes at 5:00pm, Friday, October 17th. Register here.
Have you ever received a tree from KDB or volunteered for our Tree Giveaway? Hashtag your pictures (from this year and years past) #MyKDBTree and we’ll share our favorite photos!