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Check out our annual Environmental Excellence Celebration 2021 #EEC31 above! Congratulations to all of our winners and finalist! 

Each year, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful (KOB) calls for nominations for environmental awards in a number of categories. The prestigious awards are presented at KOB's highly anticipated annual Environmental Excellence Celebration (EEC) in November. The best of the environmental best in Oklahoma are honored. 

This year's banquet will be held in person and live-streamed!

Save the Date


National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Date & Time:

November 18, 2022, from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

All ticket sales are non-refundable.

Showcasing people with passion who provide hope in Oklahoma communities for a sustainable more beautiful future. #EEC32

Have questions? Check out our FAQ page here.

2021 Board Award Winners:

Lifetime Achievement – Robert Pickens

Vanguard Award - Utopia Plastix - Sharina Perry

Champion Volunteer - Mark Bays

Towering Spirit - Melody Johnson

Environmental Advocate Award - BancFirst - Cheryl Borelli

Visionary Leadership - River Protectors Project - Oklahoma City Beautiful

Visionary Leadership - River Protectors Project - Riversport OKC


Affiliate Champions - All are winners

Charles Rogers - Keep McAlester Beautiful

Cynthia Brindley - Oklahoma City Beautiful

Kristy Houston - City of Comanche

Judy Parson - Ardmore Beautification Council

Affiliate of the Year

City of Stroud

Youth Achievement Award

Emilee Coxsey

Government Programs - Municipality

OSNI (Owasso Strong Neighborhood Initiative)

Government Programs - State

Jeri Fleming - Grand River Dam Authority

Law Enforcement

Chris Bryant - Carter County Sheriff


OG&E - Vegetation Management

Paint Oklahoma Beautiful Communities Primed for Change Contest

1st Place - Holly J's Antiques & Treasures 

2nd Place - Snowder Alignment & Tires

3rd Place - City of Blackwell

Mr. Cox's Choice - Paint Oklahoma Beautiful

City of Davis


Ms. Mauk's Gifted & Talented Class, Coalgate Public Schools 


Ms. Hazel's 8th Grade Girls Class, Varnum MIddle School

Non-Profit Service Population < 40,001

Ardmore Beautification Council

Non-Profit Service Population > 40,001

OKC Beautiful

Great American Cleanup ODOT Trash-Off Rookie

City of Seminole

Great American Cleanup ODOT Trash-Off Best Overall Effort

Grandview Lakeview and Twin Oaks

Great American Cleanup OG&E Innovation Award

Okeene Historic Preservation Group

Great American Cleanup Best Overall $1,000

City of Muskogee

Community Volunteer Group - Individual

Linda Horn

Team Builders - Project 

Town of Meeker Park Project with assistance from...


-Van Eaton Ready Mix

-Hulstine Enterprises

-Lincoln County District #3

-Top Turf Sod


-Vision Bank


-S&S Striping

-Herc Rentals

-Central Disposal

Team Builders - Solid Waste Collection Event 

Town of Wellston Hazardous Waste Collection Event with assistance from...

-Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality

-Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

-Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Team Builders - Cleanup Event

Nichols Park Project with assistance from...

-Nichols Park Caretaker's House Restoration Group

-Henryetta Cub Scout Pack #118

Best of the Best

GRDA - Jeri Fleming