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Community Recognition

Every year we recognize outstanding examples of what can be accomplished when local businesses, local government and community member(s) within the City of Riverside exemplify leadership, teamwork and the spirit of volunteerism.


Remembering Bob Stewart

Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful (KRCB) is proud to commemorate Bob’s perseverance with the award in his name, which endows a sense of continuity in the pride we have for the City of Riverside.

Bob Stewart 1933-2000
Bob Stewart Award:
Bob Ryan
HDR Engineering


Each year this award commemorates Bob Stewart’s dedication to a clean and beautiful Riverside. KRCB presents the award to a community member that has demonstrated longevity with leadership and passion for community beautification.

Bob Ryan (center), Ashley Rozatti (Athens) & HDR Staff
Iron Eyes Cody Award:
Seth Fryer


This award commemorates the 1970 Keep America Beautiful ad campaign with Iron Eyes Cody, “The Crying Indian”, who served as a symbol to remind our nation to preserve our natural resources and public land across the country.

Seth Fryer
Junior Iron Eyes Cody Award:
Spann Brothers


This award also commemorates the 1970 Keep America Beautiful ad campaign with Iron Eyes Cody, “the Crying Indian,” who served as a symbol to remind our nation to preserve our natural resources and public land. Each year KRCB searches for a young male adult who demonstrates exemplary leadership and volunteer participation with community beautification in the City of Riverside.

The Spann Brothers (Aramis, Isaac, and Josiah)
Lady Bird Johnson Award:
UC Riverside’s Mujeres Unidas


This award commemorates the former First Lady’s many community beautification efforts throughout the nation. This year, KRCB awards an outstanding group of ladies for their commitment and leadership with KRCB’s beautification projects.

Club members from UC Riverside’s Mujeres Unidas (Julia Lemus, Isabella Avila, and Wendy Antonio)
Junior Lady Bird Johnson Award:
Jamie Pulver
Riverside County District 1
Youth Advisory Council


This award commemorates the former First Lady’s many community beautification efforts throughout the nation. This year, KRCB recognizes a recent University of California, Riverside graduate for her work with Riverside County’s First District Youth Advisory Council.

Jaime Pulver (Youth Advisory Council District 1)
Spirit of Volunteerism Award:
Cal Baptist University’s
Environmental Science Club


This award recognizes an exemplary group of volunteers for their outstanding leadership and commitment to KRCB’s beautification projects throughout the City of Riverside.

Dr. Bonjun Koo & the Environmental Science Club
Good Steward for Graffiti Award:
Sherman Indian High School Students


This award recognizes an individual or organization that goes beyond the call of duty to follow leads and tips with an all-out effort to eradicate graffiti throughout the City of Riverside.

Cynthia DeMone, Monica Royalty, Ashley Rozatti (Athens), and Dr. Funston Whiteman (principal)
Environmental Steward Award:
Lee & Associates


Each year, KRCB invites Riverside Public Utilities to nominate a local business in the City of Riverside that has demonstrated environmental stewardship within the organization. We look to recognize water and power conservation along with waste management practices that reduce the carbon footprint.

Ashley Rozatti (Athens), Dave Austin, Andrew Galvin (RPU), Lee & Associates Staff
Outstanding Waste Reduction Award:
Ancho’s Southwest Grill & Bar


This year we recognize an organization nominated by Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc. for their conservation efforts and waste management practices resulting in approximately 10 tons of commingled recycling and 9 tons of organic food waste separated and recycled on a monthly basis. Ultimately, 76% of their waste stream has been diverted from the landfill which supports the State’s goal to reduce, recycle, or compost 75 percent of solid waste.

Dave Austin, Ashley Rozetti (Athens), Dean Bergstrom (owner of Anchos), Steve Bradshaw (Burrtec), and Ancho’s Staff
Outstanding Litter Prevention Award:
Ramona High School’s AVID Students


This year KRCB recognizes an outstanding organization for their consistent dedication to KRCB’s Adopt-A-Street program and community beautification in the City of Riverside.

Victor Cisneros (principal), Ramona High School’s AVID Students, and Ashley Rozetti (Athens)
Sponsor of the Year Award:
OctoGreen Landscaping


This year Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful (KRCB) proudly recognizes a local business for their generous contribution of time, skill and talent towards the KRCB Waterwise Landscape Makeover.

Melissa Utterback, Matt & Julie Stowe, Dave Austin, and Ashley Rozetti (Athens)


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Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful is a community program
sponsored by the City of Riverside’s Public Works and the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce.
Our Mission… is to instill a sense of community pride by creating partnerships that work toward the beautification of the City.
 
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