Annual Meeting & Awards Program

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/07/2018
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location
Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Garden

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2018
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Keep Ohio Beautiful Annual Meeting & Awards Program 

Keep Ohio Beautiful Celebrates our “32nd” Anniversary
Annual Meeting & Awards Program

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, Wells Barn
1777 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203 

Keep Ohio Beautiful Annual Awards Program
Nomination Form – Click Here

2018 Celebrating Keep Ohio Beautiful Awards Application

Keep Ohio Beautiful will be honoring affiliates, youth groups, schools, civic and non-profit groups, businesses and local communities in nine different categories at a statewide luncheon to honor environmental efforts across the State of Ohio.

The awards will be based on all environmental projects completed between June 1, 2017 and August 1, 2018. Due on Thursday, October 19, 2018

Awards will be presented on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Annual Meeting & Awards Program

CATEGORIES

The Keep Ohio Beautiful Community Award
An award will be presented to an Ohio community for its overall environmental program (public awareness/adult education; education in schools; cleanup; recycling; and beautification & community greening). There will be awards presented to communities within the following population categories:
 Less than 25,000  25,001 – 150,000  150,001 and up

Youth Group School Award
An award will be presented to recognize youth group or school efforts in promoting a cleaner and more beautiful environment through cleanups, beautification, recycling, etc. There will be awards given in two age categories:
 Elementary (K-6)  Secondary (7-12)
Civic / Non-Profit Organization Award
An award will be presented to a nonprofit, civic, or community organization for its efforts in environmental education programs, litter control, beautification, recycling, etc.
Business / Industry Award
An award will be presented to a business or industry who has demonstrated substantial efforts to enhance the environment through reducing, reusing, recycling, and beautification within the business / industry and their community.
Great American Cleanup / State Roadways Cleanup Award
An award will be presented to an affiliate, neighborhood, school, or other group for outstanding cleanup, beautification or recycling efforts during the Great American Cleanup / State Roadways Cleanup.

America Recycles Day Award

An award will be presented to an affiliate, neighborhood, school, or other group for outstanding cleanup, beautification or recycling efforts during the America Recycles Day.
Law Enforcement Recognition Award
An award will be presented to recognize law enforcement personnel who are successful at enforcing Ohio’s litter and illegal dumping laws.
INDIVIDUAL AWARDS
Dan Weisenbach Spirit Award Board Member of The Year Award –
In honor of our Past President, Dan Weisenbach, this award recognizes an affiliate board member who embodies the drive & spirit of being a volunteer board / committee member.

Student of The Year Award

Volunteer of The Year Award


MEETING AGENDA

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Welcome

10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

    • Volunteer Engagement:  Creatively Aligning & Maintaining Your Base
      Victoria L. Gresh, CAE, Executive Director, Ohio Physical Therapy Association  (OPTA)

      • Explore creative ways to RECRUIT, ENGAGE, RECOGNIZE and REMEMBER your key volunteers to create the ultimate experience. When you align volunteer work with the organizational goals, anything is possible.

10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

  • State of Keep America Beautiful 
    • Awards Ceremony Emcee, Grace Keegan, Director, Central Region, Keep America Beautiful

Keep Ohio Beautiful Awards

  • Community Awards
  • School Group Awards
  • Civic / Non-Profit Organization Award
  • Business / Industry Award
  • Great American Cleanup / State Roadways Cleanup Award
  • America Recycles Day Award
  • Law Enforcement Award
  • Student of the Year Award
  • Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Dan Weisenbach Spirit Award – Board Member of the Year Award

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Advocacy 101 – How to Interact with your Elected Officials
    • Kimberly McConville, CAE, Executive Director, Ohio Beverage Association
    • Tim Bechtold, Attorney, Voys, Slater, Seymour & Pease, LLP

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Affiliate Success Stories
    • Six (6) – 10 minute sharing sessions

TBD

    • Windows on Waste Update – Marti Kolb

3:00 p.m. Wrap-up and Adjourn


 

Bookings

$10.00