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Monday, April 30, 2012

Keep Montgomery County Beautiful Task Force Accepting Nominations until June 22 for Annual Landscaping and Photography Contests

Nominations are being accepted for the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) annual Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) landscaping and photography competitions.
 
The 26th Annual Landscape Contest is open to community groups, businesses, public institutions and other organizations undertaking landscaping projects that enhance the appearance of commonly owned sections of commercial or residential properties in Montgomery County. Landscaping along County roadsides, medians or other public locations is also eligible for the award.
 
For the 21st Annual Amateur Photography Contest, photos of County locations or residents are judged on effective composition, originality, interest and relevance of the subject matter, and technique. Subject categories include Montgomery County by day or by night, County landmarks, people and persons at work. There is also an optional youth category for those 18 and younger who wish to be judged only against their peers.
 
Applications for both contests are due June 22.
 
Check MCDOT’s Community Outreach website for applications, guidelines and judging criteria and photos of last year’s winning entries for both contests.
CATEGORIES: KMCB
POSTED: 6:00:00 AM |

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Ceremony Honors Award Winners of Annual Beautification, Amateur Photography and Adopt-a-Road Program Contests

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has announced 47 winners of its 25th annual Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) community beautification awards. Fourteen amateur photographers were also honored in addition to two Adopt-A-Road volunteers.

The beautification contest is open to community groups, businesses, public institutions and other organizations undertaking landscaping projects that enhance the appearance of commonly owned sections of commercial or residential properties and along County roadsides, medians, or other public locations.

More than 20 years ago, concerned volunteers formed the Keep Montgomery County Beautiful Task Force to work with the County to develop beautification projects and anti-litter and recycling programs. The group also conducts public education to change citizen attitudes about littering and graffiti.

For the 20th Annual Amateur Photography Contest, photos were judged on effective composition, originality, technique, interest and relevance of the subject matter. This year there were 21 entries.

For info on the award winners, see the County’s website.

CATEGORIES: KMCB
POSTED: 5:00:00 AM |

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

KMCB Announces Annual Beautification and Photography Awards

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced announces 47 winners of its 25th annual Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) community beautification awards. Fourteen amateur photographers were also honored in addition to two Adopt A Road volunteers. 

More than 20 years ago, concerned volunteers formed the KMCB Task Force to work with the County to develop beautification projects and anti-litter and recycling programs. The group also conducts public education campaigns to change residents’ attitudes about littering and graffiti. 

The beautification contest is open to community groups, businesses, public institutions, and other organizations undertaking landscaping projects that enhance the appearance of commonly owned sections of commercial or residential properties. Landscaping along County roadsides, medians, or other public locations is also eligible for awards. 

The photography contest is open to individuals, and there is also a youth category for those under the age of 18. Photos were judged on effective composition, originality, technique, interest and relevance of the subject matter. 

CATEGORIES: KMCB
POSTED: 3:00:00 AM |

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Keep Montgomery County Beautiful Nominations

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) has announced its 25th Annual Beautification and Photography contests, both of which are sponsored by MCDOT in cooperation with the Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) Task Force.

The Beautification Contest is open to community groups, businesses, public institutions and other organizations undertaking landscaping projects that enhance the appearance of commonly owned sections of commercial or residential properties.  Landscaping along County roadsides, medians or other public locations is also eligible for the award.

The Amateur Photography Contest photos of County locations or residents are judged on effective composition, originality, interest and relevance of the subject matter, and technique.  Subject categories include Montgomery County by day or by night, County landmarks, people, and persons at work.  There is also an optional youth category for kids under 18 who wish to be judged only against their peers.

Nominations for both contests are due by June 20.  For more information or downloadable nomination forms, visit MCDOT’s website or contact the Community Outreach Office by calling 240-777-7155.

CATEGORIES: KMCB
POSTED: 7:00:00 AM |

Monday, November 29, 2010

KMCB Announces Annual Beautification and Photography Awards

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) announced 34 winners of its 24th annual Keep Montgomery County Beautiful (KMCB) community beautification awards and honored 17 amateur photographers in the 19th Annual Amateur Photography Contest. 

More than 20 years ago, concerned volunteers formed the KMCB Task Force to work with the County to develop beautification projects and anti-litter and recycling programs.  The group also conducts public education campaigns to change residnets’ attitudes about littering and graffiti. 

The beautification contest is open to community groups, businesses, public institutions, and other organizations undertaking landscaping projects that enhance the appearance of commonly owned sections of commercial or residential properties.  Landscaping along County roadsides, medians, or other public locations is also eligible for awards. 

The photography contest is open to individuals, and there is also a youth category for those under the age of 18.  Photos were judged on effective composition, originality, technique, interest and relevance of the subject matter. 

For more information about the winners, go to the County’s website.

CATEGORIES: KMCB
POSTED: 2:00:00 AM |

Friday, May 28, 2010

Nominations Being Accepted for Landscaping and Photography Contests; Applications Due June 18

Applications are now being accepted for the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) annual Keep Montgomery County Beautiful landscaping and photography competitions.

The landscaping contest is open to community groups, businesses, public institutions and other organizations undertaking landscaping projects that enhance the appearance of commonly owned sections of commercial or residential properties. Landscaping along County roadsides, medians, or other public locations is also eligible for the award.

For the Annual Amateur Photography Contest, photos of County locations or residents are judged on effective composition, originality, interest and relevance of the subject matter, and technique. Photo categories include Montgomery County by day or by night, county landmarks, people, and persons at work. There is also an optional youth category for those under 18 who wish to be judged only against their peers.

Applications for both contests are due June 18.

MCDOT’s Community Outreach website has photos of last year’s winning entries for both contests and the landscaping and photography contest applications that explain the guidelines and judging criteria.

For more information, call Community Outreach at 240-777-7155 or send an email to mcdot.outreach@montgomerycountymd.gov to request an application either by mail or electronically.

CATEGORIES: KMCB
POSTED: 3:00:00 AM |
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