LOVE THY NATI CELEBRATION
& REP THE CROWN AWARDS
The REP THE CROWN Awards Competition recognizes efforts by Tri-State communities, businesses, volunteers, and organizations to make our neighborhoods clean and safe. Cincinnati is beautiful, and with your help, we are keeping it that way!
The competition is concerned, specifically, with innovative projects and community events that reduce litter, further recycling and beautification efforts, or address quality of life and sustainability issues related to overall community improvement. Entries will be judged by external partners of KCB. Winning entries will receive a $500 cash reward. All entered projects and events must have occurred (at least in part) between March-November 2019. Community groups and individuals are welcome to enter multiple projects. All award entries must be submitted by February 1st, 2020.
• Projects initiated/led by youth, ages 7-18 such as implementing a new recycling program at school, eco-art projects, Eagle Scout projects
• Great American Cleanup projects that address the issue of environmental sustainability in a community.
• Projects that fit into KCB’s Urban Revitalization Program Areas (arts, graffiti abatement, vacant lot stabilization, illegal dumping abatement) and address blight and quality of life issues in targeted areas.
AWARD NOTIFICATION & PRESENTATIONS
All winners will be recognized at the Love Thy ‘Nati Celebration. Winners will not be announced until the ceremony. All entrants will be invited to the event and are encouraged to invite, as guests, those closely involved in the entered project or event. All attendees must RSVP for Love Thy ‘Nati by the date on the forthcoming invitation. All entries become the property of KCB. Keep Cincinnati Beautiful has the right to eliminate or change project categories. All cash prizes must be invested back into the community.
THE AWARDS COMPETITION DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 1, 2020.
Any questions regarding eligibility and criteria should be directed to:
Emily Bottoni, Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Reach her by phone: (513) 352-4517 or by e-mail: Emily@keepcincinnatibeautiful.org.