Glendale honored with beautification awards

Glendale City Council received a bevy of awards this week for waste reduction, graffiti prevention and other beautification measures.

Nonprofit Keep America Beautiful presented the council with awards for transforming a desolate lot into a garden, reducing litter, and using social media and marketing to reach out to constituents.

Glendale competed with cities across the nation and earned three first place awards and one President’s Circle award.

-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

Twitter: @LATiffanyKelly

Photo: Glendale City Council receives national awards for city beautification on January 24, 2012. Credit: Sandra Rodriguez of Keep America Beautiful.

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