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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:
Dwight Tate
City of Riverside

Spanning two decades, his ever present passion and consistency to community beautification is exemplary and KRCB proudly acknowledges him!

Linda Lawyer, Pat Stewart and Dwight Tate
Iron Eyes Cody Award:
Council Member Jim Perry
City of Riverside

For steadfast leadership as the Ward 6 Council Member and his commitment to eradicating graffiti throughout the Arlanza neighborhoods with an 80% rate of reduction in neighborhood tagging.

Jim Perry and Donna Little, KRCB Advisory Board Chair
Junior Iron Eyes Cody Award:
Nick Caton
Arlington High School

As a 2016 Arlington High School graduate, his commitment throughout the year has been exemplary with KRCB signature projects and Ward cleanup events.

Nick Caton (left) and friends
Lady Bird Johnson Award:
Denise Freeman

Wow! A lightning bolt of leadership and enthusiasm with KRCB projects, signature events and the Adopt-A-Street program.

Denise Freeman and Donna Little
Junior Lady Bird Johnson Award:
Sigma Kappa
University of California, Riverside

The Sigma Kappa Sorority consistently provides outstanding volunteers throughout the year with the KRCB Adopt-A-Street program and Ward cleanups events..

Members of Sigma Kappa and and Donna Little
Spirit of Volunteerism Award:
Mary Lotz
Community Volunteer

For her steadfast leadership, tireless commitment and boundless energy to KRCB projects and signature events.

Donna Little and Mary Lotz
Good Steward for Graffiti Award:
Steve Warlick
Riverside Police Department

Each day he goes beyond the call of duty to follow leads and tips with an all-out effort to eradicate graffiti throughout the City of Riverside.

Donna Little and Steve Warlick
Environmental Steward Award:
UTC Aerospace Systems

Working in conjunction with California’s Green Business Program and Riverside Public Utilities, UTC became Riverside’s first Certified Green Business in 2016 by pursuing sustainable practices. Nominated by Riverside Public Utilities.

Scott Ditfurth and UTC Staff
Outstanding Waste Reduction Award:
Bourns, Inc.

As a private business, Bourns is a leader in conservation efforts. Although not required, they go to great lengths to manage waste at their facility because it is the right thing to do. Nominated by CR&R Environmental Services.

Donna Little and Cathy Godfrey
Outstanding Litter Prevention Award:
Veterans Serving Veterans

For their extraordinary commitment, collecting 2.1 tons of litter and debris this year on their Adopt-AStreet on Van Buren Blvd. KRCB proudly salutes them!

Glenn Waggoner and Donna Little
Sponsor of the Year Award:
BrightView Landscape Services

Since 2011, BrightView Landscape Services has provided in-kind donations of labor and installation for the Waterwise Landscape Makeover.

Joe Arragon and Donna Little

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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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