Keep Allen Beautiful was recognized at the July 27 City Council meeting for receiving the 2019-2021 Keep Texas Beautiful GCAA Sustained Excellence Award. Additionally, Keep Allen Beautiful was named a Gold Star Affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful for the 17th consecutive year.
This is the highest status any community affiliate can achieve, needing to successfully implement programs in seven areas:
- Community Leadership and Coordination
- Public Awareness and Outreach
- Environmental Education
- Beautification and Community Improvement
- Litter Prevention and Cleanup
- Solid Waste Management
- Litter Law and Illegal Dumping Enforcement
Meghan Holloran, a recent graduate from Allen High School graduate, was also honored for winning the Keep Texas Beautiful 2021 Ruthe Jackson Individual Youth Award. This Beautify Texas Award recognizes Meghan’s efforts and leadership to beautify her community and create cleaner, greener campuses, parks and neighborhoods. Learn more about Meghan Holloran's amazing work to Keep Allen Beautiful.