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January 31, 2017- Are You Smarter Than an Akron 5th or 7th Grader?

Summary: Keep Akron Beautiful awards cash prizes totaling $400 to four middle school students at the 2017 Akron Public Schools SMT Expo.


Novemember 11, 2016- Recycle Bowl Competition Results!

Summary: 33 schools in Akron compete in a mixed paper drive to earn cash prizes.


October 11, 2016- Bulbscape Fundraiser 2016

Summary: For the second year, Keep Akron Beautiful offers flowers bulb sales as a beautification fundraiser.  


September 12, 2016- Keep Ohio Beautiful Award Recipients

Summary: Captain Daniel Zampelli and Tom Deuri recieve Keep Ohio Beautiful Awards.


September 6, 2016- Keep Akron Beautiful Asks Residents to Report Grafiti

Summary: Grafitti numbers are down in Akron, but KAB needs continued support from the community to report public and private grafiti sites.


August 15, 2016- Dreamscape Makeover Successfully Complete in Cuyahoga Falls
Summary: A detailed account of the Dreamscape Makeover week.  


June 7, 2016- Keep Akron Beautiful Education Specialist Retires

Summary: After 27 years, Education Specialist Pam Ray


June 6, 2016- Keep Akron Beautiful Produces 2016 Community Appearance Index Outcome

Summary: Results of the Keep Akron Beautiful (KAB) Communiuty Appearance Index (litter, illegal signs and graffiti) of June 2, 2016


May 6, 2016- Clean Up Akron Month Results are In!

Summary: The results are in from KAB's month-long, voluteer driven cleanup.


April 29, 2016: Arbor Day Recap

Summary: KAB celebrates Arbor Day with a slogan contest, tree planting ceremony, seedling delivery to all Akron 4th graders and more!