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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:
Kathy Wright

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.

Dwight Tate, Kathy Wright, Linda Lawyer, and Pat Stewart
Iron Eyes Cody Award:
The Salvation Army


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.

Stephanie Silva (KRCB) and Captain Cain (The Salvation Army)
Junior Iron Eyes Cody Award:
AJ Bruchhauser


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.

AJ Bruchhauser (Community Volunteer)
Lady Bird Johnson Award:
Tiffany Jones


This award commemorates the former First Lady’s many community beautification efforts throughout the nation. This year, KRCB awards an outstanding community volunteer for her commitment and leadership with community beautification in the La Sierra Neighborhood.

Connie Librenjak (KRCB) and Tiffany Jones (Community Volunteer)
Junior Lady Bird Johnson Award:
National Charity League


This award commemorates the former First Lady’s many community beautification efforts throughout the nation. This year, KRCB recognizes an outstanding organization for their consistent dedication to KRCB’s Love Your Neighborhood and Adopt-A-Street programs.

Brandy Sharpe (NCL Co-President)
Spirit of Volunteerism Award:
UCR Inland Empire Alumni Network


This award recognizes an exemplary group of volunteers for their outstanding leadership and commitment to community beautification in the City of Riverside.

Macy Ring ( left center), Samantha Jobelius (right center) and UCR’s IEAN Volunteers
Environmental Steward Award:
California School for the Deaf


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.

Dr. Nancy Hlibok-Amann (CSDR Superintendent ) and Stephanie Silva (KRCB)
Outstanding Waste Reduction Award:
Evergreen


This year we recognize an organization nominated by Athens Services for their conservation efforts and waste management practices. This company is committed to purchasing recyclable materials so it stays out of landfills, oceans, waterways, and communities. The bottles they recycle find another life in other useful products. They are committed to recycling 100% of what is generated at their Riverside facility.

Michael Teslevich (Riverside Plant Manager)
Outstanding Litter Prevention Award:
Target | Riverside County, CA


This year KRCB recognizes an outstanding organization for their exceptional volunteer commitment to community beautification in the City of Riverside.

Danita Cardey (Store Director), Connie Librenjak (KRCB), and Gary Leach (KRCB Board Chair)
Sponsor of the Year Award:
So Cal Gas


This year Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful (KRCB) proudly recognizes an organization for their extraordinary commitment towards the 2021 Santa Ana River & Trail Cleanup.

Lea Petersen (SoCalGas Public Affairs Manager) and Connie Librenjak (KRCB)


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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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