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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.
For more information about the contest and winners, visit Big Tree Contest.
1st Place: Linda Price
"Old Oak" entry recieved 81 votes -
"This old Oak tree was at the edge of our woods when my parents got our house. My Dad put me up a rope swing in it. That was about 58 years ago."
Mary Byrnes honored with the
Fred Blackley Keep Shelby Beautiful 2013 Service Award
Mary has served as staff support to the Shelby Appearance Commission which is now KSB for nearly 15 years. Because of Mary’s hard work and innovation, KSB has become the accomplished and respected organization that it is today. Mary helped make the organization become more proactive and sought partnerships with Cleveland County, local schools and PTO’s, the Walmart Distribution Center, the Uptown Shelby Association, the Cleveland County Arts Council and local Churches, to ensure real world results. Volunteers working with KSB have picked up more trash and recyclables than ever before. Thank you Mary Byrnes for your years of dedication and service to help keep Shelby beautiful.
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"!
For more information on KSB, contact:
Jordan Tubbs, KSB Coordinator
Post Office Box 207 (28151)
315 South Lafayette Street; Shelby, NC 28150