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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.

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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:
Lt. Gary Leach
Riverside Police Department

In recognition of his exceptional leadership and long time commitment to the safety of KRCB’s community volunteers throughout the City of Riverside.

Linda Lawyer, Lt. Gary Leach, Pat Stewart and Mike Blakely, KRCB Advisory Board Chair
Iron Eyes Cody Award:
Derek Steele and Family
Provident Bank Mortgage

In recognition of him and his family’s commitment to beautification projects and support of the Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful program.

Derek & Sierra Steele and Mike Blakely
Junior Iron Eyes Cody Award:
Kevin Collins
Community Member

In recognition of him going above and beyond during middle and high school at KRCB’s Beautification Projects.

Kevin Collins and Mike Blakely
Lady Bird Johnson Award:
Wanda Treitler
Arlington High School

In recognition of her commitment and leadership to Arlington High School’s student involvement with KRCB’s Beautification Projects.

Wanda Treitler and Mike Blakely
Junior Lady Bird Johnson Award:
Korina Rangel
Inland Empire Waterkeeper

As a partner from Inland Empire Waterkeeper, we recognize her leadership with the KRCB Beautification Projects.

Korina Rangel and Mike Blakely
Spirit of Volunteerism Award:
The Flying Samaritans

In recognition of their commitment to KRCB’s beautification projects throughout the City of Riverside.

Alvin Chan, May Win and Mike Blakely
Good Steward for Graffiti Award:
311 for City Services

In recognition of the team’s commitment to provide access to local business owners and residents to take action against graffiti vandalism in the City of Riverside.

Maricela Lorenzana, April Ezell, Isela Nunez, Tina Papo Gray, Aurora Martinez, Mike Blakely, and Kim Mullins
Environmental Steward Award:
The Janet Goeske Senior Center & Foundation

An outstanding example of environmental stewardship with the Streeter Park Turf Conversion and Demonstration Garden, expected to save 1.5 million gallons of water on an annual basis. Nominated by Riverside Public Utilities.

Back Row: (left to right): Henry Romero, Christine Clayton, Ryan McManus, Randy McDaniel, Christina Reid-Brown, Mike Blakely. Front Row: (left to right): Doug Grove, Jason Tarasi, Judith Vails, Javier Cuellar, Adolfo Cruz
Outstanding Waste Reduction Award:
University Village

In recognition of their waste management practices to 23 restaurants, 13 retail shops and a convenience store that comprise the complex. Annually, 276,000 lbs. of recyclable material are diverted, 33,832 lbs. of green waste and 212,400 lbs. of food waste are converted into mulch, compost or fuel to power electric generators. Nominated by Burrtec Waste Industries, Inc.

Mike Blakely and Kumari Prasad
Outstanding Litter Prevention Award:
Alpha Kappa Psi

In recognition of their dedication to KRCB’s Adopt-a-Street program and community beautification in the City of Riverside.

Joseline Chang, Jacqueline Ye and Mike Blakely
Sponsor of the Year Award:
Ian Davidson Landscape Architecture

In recognition of their time, skill and talent towards the landscape design of KRCB’s annual Waterwise Landscape Makeover since 2008.

Ian Davidson and Mike Blakely

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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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