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June 15, 2017- Dreamscape Raffle Winner Selected

Summary: The winning Dreamscape Raffle ticket was selected on June 8, 2017 at Alexander Park by KAB Board President, Daniel Zampelli.


June 7, 2017- Community Appearance Index Results

Summary: Keep Akron Beautiful conducted its annual windshield survey which rates the overall appearance of the City of Akron.

May 24, 2017- St. Mary School Crowned Ohio State Recycle-Bowl Champion

Summary: For the first time in Keep Akron Beautiful history, an Akron school was recognized nationally for their accomplishments in the 2016 Recycle-Bowl.

May 9, 2017- 2017 Clean Up Akron Month Results

Summary: 3,221 volunteers participated in Clean Up Akron Month. Find out what they were able to accomplish!


May 1, 2017- Dreamscape Tickets still Available!

Summary: Raffle Tickets are on sale now for your chance to win a $10,000 front or backyard makeover.


April 3, 2017- Keep Akron Beautiful Trailer Reservation Now is OPEN

Summary: Keep Akron Beautiful is accepting reservations for the Community Pride Trailer and the Litter and Illegal Dump Cleanup Trailer for projects from April until the end of October.


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.