Friday, November 2, 2012

Owasso Strong Neighborhood program wins state environmental excellence award


The City of Owasso’s Strong Neighborhood Initiative has received top honors from the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Environmental Excellence Awards Competition. The Owasso Strong Neighborhood’s program, Owasso CARES was recognized tonight as a 2012 winner in the Government Programs category at the Keep Oklahoma Beautiful Annual Environmental Excellence Celebration ceremony in Oklahoma City.

photo via City of Owasso

Owasso CARES is a program developed through the City of Owasso Strong Neighborhood Initiative. The program is directed by Jerry Fowler and led by a committee of resident volunteers with the idea of bringing residents, volunteers and city staff together in a private-public partnership to make a positive impact in the Owasso neighborhoods and community.
 
The Keep Oklahoma Beautiful statewide Environmental Excellence Awards recognize the good works of Oklahomans for exceptional environmental improvement efforts completed during the 12-month period ending June 30th each year.
 
For more information, contact Chelsea Levo, Economic Development Director and Public Affairs at (918) 346-2665.


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