POSTED: Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 8:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, July 5, 2013 - 8:09am
Longview, TX (Longview News-Journal) — Keep Texas Beautiful, a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement organization, recently named Keep Longview Beautiful a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation conferred on 62 of Keep Texas Beautiful’s more than 360 affiliates in 2013.
Kim Droege, executive director of Keep Longview Beautiful, said the Gold Star designation shows the community’s willingness to go above and beyond when it comes to issues like beautification, litter abatement and recycling.
“Once beautification efforts begin, they tend to catch on throughout the community,” Droege said. “People see their neighbors doing things like putting out recycling bins, and that makes them want to be involved, too.”
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