Nominations Open for 2017 Environmental Excellence Awards!

Individuals, businesses, organizations, and communities are continuously finding ways to better Oklahoma and preserve its natural beauty. Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) supports these efforts and desires to provide recognition to Oklahomans through the Environmental Excellence Competition and Celebration (EEC).

Celebrate CommUNITY, KOB's 2017 Best of the Environmental Best Winner

Celebrate CommUNITY, KOB's 2017 Best of the Environmental Best Winner

This annual celebration recognizes businesses, individuals, organizations, and communities in nine categories: KOB Youth Awards, Business, Collegiate Effort, K-12 Educators & Educational Institutions, Government Programs, Law Enforcement, Nonprofit Organization, Volunteer Community Group, and the Team Builder Award.

There are numerous deserving people and organizations across Oklahoma, but to be in the running for an EEC award, they must first be nominated by someone from the public. To nominate an individual or organization, click here. There is no fee for nominations. The deadline for nominations is August 5, 2017.

Town of Reydon, winner of the 2016 GAC Best Overall, with members of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Town of Reydon, winner of the 2016 GAC Best Overall, with members of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Finalists will be recognized at the 27th annual Environmental Excellence Competition and Celebration, which is November 18, 2017. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites in Norman.

“Our annual EEC banquet is a time for KOB to recognize those community groups, corporations and individuals who go above and beyond to make a better, more healthy, more beautiful Oklahoma,” said Jeanette Nance, KOB Executive Director. “We love to let those folks to know they’ve done well and we recognize that. Nominate someone, some company, some deserving group in your community today!

This is a wonderful opportunity to highlight the work of individuals and organizations working to keep Oklahoma beautiful and preserve this great state.