Kids with TrashCelebrate Earth Day and Boy with TrashKeep Brevard Beautiful – Volunteer for KBB Trash Bash!

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Saturday, April 26, 2014   8:00 AM – Noon

KBB invites you to join the community in our county wide clean up.  With many locations slated to be cleaned this year, including beaches, rivers, islands, roads, trails and underwater cleanups there are plenty of opportunities for you to join in and make a difference in Brevard County.

Please see our Events page for a calendar, and for more information about Trash Bash, including a listing of the cleanup sites/locations.  Call Denise Song at 631-0501 X203 for more info.


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Photo Acknowledgement by Robbyn C. Spratt.

Keep Brevard Beautiful RiverFest 2014

Riverfront Park in Cocoa Village was rocking the night of Saturday, April 5 with a celebration of sustainability at KBB’s 3rd Annual Riverfest.  A big thank you to all who helped turn this event into a success!   This family event included educational booths featuring environmental organizations, kids’ fun activities, awards, food trucks plus a VIP tent with seating for sponsors.  The bounce house and slide were particular favorites with the younger attendees!

We would like to thank all of our sponsors:

  • Florida Today

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  • Guy & Delores Spearman
  • Mayor James Tulley
  • Tony  & Athena Sasso
  • Jack Rood
  • Dennis & Nancy Thompson
  • Brian & Hope  Fisher
  • Linda Dale
  • Jim & Jonnie Swann
  • The Milo Zonko Family
  • Clean Footprint
  • Waste Management
  • Florida Power and Light
  • Berman Hopkins
  • Parrish Medical
  • Daley Environmental Services

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  • Carroll Distributing
  • Canaveral Port Authority
  • Community Credit Union
  • City of Melbourne
  • Cabot Cheese Company
  • Victory Casino

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Awards were presenting in the following categories to the listed organizations and individuals:

  • Corporate — TLC Engineering for Architecture, Inc.
  • Tourism — Melbourne Music Marathon
  • Education — Odyssey Charter School
  • Non-Profit — Brevard Zoo
  • Individual — Brevard County Commissioner Chuck Nelson
  • Government — City of Cocoa Beach

Many congratulations to all of the winners!

A big thank you to the judges:

  • Julie Foster
  • Chris Castro
  • Dr. David Breininger
  • Dr. Leesa Souto
  • Ian Cohen
  • Ken Lindeman

From the team at Odyssey Charter School -

Thank you from the Odyssey team for a wonderful evening and beautiful awards ceremony.  The setting was ideal, the food was delicious, the band was great and most of all, the company was stellar!   We look forward to future collaborations with Keep Brevard Beautiful!

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Odyssey Charter School team with KBB ED, Tony Sasso

From the Executive Director  . . . 

As the executive director of Keep Brevard Beautiful, I know people want to live and do business in a beautiful community. Our residents and businesses are interested in cultural Tony Sassoofferings, schools, entertainment, sports, and the environment, not only the trees-and-plants part of the environment, but the living environment. When people consider relocating here or opening a business and recruiting employees, the living environment of the community is a crucial component of their decision.

For the past 30 years, Keep Brevard Beautiful has worked tirelessly to keep our communities clean, with a focus on eradicating litter. KBB educates the citizens of our county about recycling and diminishing waste and strives to assist with attracting businesses and tourists to our lovely communities. Our goal is to cultivate an area our citizens are proud to call home and our visitors want to return to year after year.

As an affiliate of our national organization, Keep America Beautiful, we all work together to keep our communities clean, safe and vital today and tomorrow. In the months and years to come we will seek to further involve our youth in our programs. After all, they will be the ones to carry KBB’s mission into the future.