2013 Your Favorite Tree Contests Winners
Sponsored by Keep Shelby Beautiful
Congratulations to the winners of the Keep Shelby Beautiful “2013 Your Favorite Tree Contest”: 1st place is “Old Oak” by Linda Price; 2nd place is “River Birch” by Diane Carr; 3rd place is “Big Limb” by Ana Bodillo; 4th place is “The Climber” by Guy Scoggin; and 5th place is “The Survivor” by Beau Scharer. The winners each received a gift certificate to a local garden center, a camellia tree donated by Clines’ Nursery, and a trophy for 1st place and framed certificates for 2nd – 5th place.
This was the first year KSB used social media to promote and handle the voting for the annual tree contest. The public was invited to vote for their favorite contest entry on the City of Shelby’s Facebook page over a 2 week period. Over 250 votes were cast.
Keep Shelby Beautiful (KSB) holds the annual tree contest as a way to promote trees as a resource for beautification and to celebrate the City’s tree heritage. KSB recognizes that trees contribute to the attractiveness and livability of the City. Trees enhance the community’s appearance that contributes to a positive economic development atmosphere.
1st Place- Linda Price (left) 2nd Place - Diane Carr (right)
3rd Place - Ana Badillo
4th place - Guy Scoggin 5th place - Beau Scharer
Ted Alexander honored with the
“Fred Blackley Keep Shelby Beautiful 2012 Service Award
For over 20 years, Ted Alexander actively supported Keep Shelby Beautiful’s mission to empower individuals, organizations and the City of Shelby to take responsibility to improve the quality of life in the community. He continues to believe and support KSB's mission through his work with Preservation NC.
What is Keep Shelby Beautiful?
Keep Shelby Beautiful (KSB) is a fifteen member advisory board to the City Council of Shelby, North Carolina. Since 2003, KSB has been an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB). As an affiliate, KSB enjoys learning from and sharing information with almost 600 KAB affiliates across America. KSB works with volunteers, schools, civic clubs, local businesses and City staff to educate the Shelby community on programs for litter prevention, recycling and beautification. The mission is to empower individuals to take responsiblity for improving the quality of life in the community by the use of education, technology, local ordinances, and effective enforcement to "KEEP SHELBY BEAUTIFUL"!
Keep Shelby Beautiful Meeting Minutes:
For more information on KSB, contact:
Jordan Tubbs, KSB Coordinator
Post Office Box 207 (28151)
315 South Lafayette Street; Shelby, NC 28150