Recognizing Heroes

By Karey Burek

Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful has made litter their business.  They recognize those individuals and groups who keep our environment beautiful every year.  This year, these amazing environmentalists were given awards for their efforts on Aug. 1.  

Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful chose the following award recipients for going above and beyond their call of duty towards litter prevention.  The citizen, group and business award winners were selected from a list of nomination forms submitted by local residents.

Most Committed Adopt-A-Road Group:  Law Enforcement Aftercare Program

School Most Committed to Litter Prevention:  Limona Elementary in Brandon

Most Loyal Sponsor:  AT&T

Most Committed Site Captain:  Al Donn of New Tampa

Funding Partners:  Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, Florida Department of Transportation

Citizen Of The Year:  Tim Ryan of North Central Tampa

Group Of The Year:  Hillsborough River Technical Advisory Council in South Tampa

Business Of The Year:  LazyDays R.V. SuperCenter in Seffner;  Teens for Preservation in South Tampa

Committed Service:  Outgoing board member Robert Hough, County Commissioner Jan Platt, and County Commissioner Rhonda Storms

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