2011 "BOB AWARDS"
GRAFFITI WATCH’S STEVE ROOT IS VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR;
9 NEIGHBORHOODS ALSO HONORED WITH REDD UP “BOB AWARDS”
Steve Root, a South Side Community Council Board member, was selected Volunteer of the Year by the Clean Pittsburgh Commission for his work with Graffiti Watch, a group dedicated to preventing and removing graffiti.
Root and nine neighborhoods and were presented “Bob Awards”, named for the late Mayor Bob O’Connor, Thursday (Mar. 24) night at the fourth annual Meet n’ Greet Mixer saluting the city’s Clean Pittsburgh Stewards in 90 neighborhoods.
Judy O’Connor, the Mayor’s widow, and son Corey presented the Most Connected Neighborhoods award to seven Greater Hill District Area neighborhoods of Bedford Dwellings, Crawford Square, Lower Hill, Middle Hill, Oak Hill, Schenley Heights and Uptown. Manchester was awarded for Most Improved and Greenfield for the Neighborhood of the Year.
Rocco D’Angelo, former Pittsburgh Postmaster, received a special award for his efforts to stamp out mail box graffiti. The campaign began several years ago painting out and repairing mail boxes in Mt. Oliver, Carrick, South Side, Oakland, Strip, Bloomfield and Friendship.
Other volunteers nominated for the Volunteer of the Year Award were: Walitta Abdullah (Beltzhoover), Monique Dietz (Stanton Heights), Dawn Harder (Carrick), Mary Savage (Homewood), Father Don Ware (South Side Slopes) and Harry Wolfe (Allentown).
Several hundred attended. Joining stewards and volunteers were city officials, Public Works people and members and staff of City Council.
First Niagara Bank is the presenting sponsor of this year’s Meet n’ Greet Mixer.
Pittsburgh Post Gazette article
CPC City News Release 10/11/2011
REDD UP Press Release
The Tireless Project to Clean Up Chartiers Creek
Clean Pittsburgh Commission Issues 2013 Annual Report
Clean Pittsburgh Commission holds Annual Meet n'Greet Mixer
CLEAN PITTSBURGH COMMISSION REAUTHORIZED BY CITY COUNCIL
Alcosan Open House, Saturday September 21st
SCHENLEY HEIGHTS STEWARD IS REDD UP VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR;
‘BOB AWARDS’ ALSO GO TO THREE NEIGHBORHOODS
Spring 2013 Redd Up
Mayor Ravenstahl's Love Your Block - Grant Application – DUE Feb 14, 2013
"Caught Doing Good" Campaign
City cleanup efforts lauded by Ravenstahl
Walkabout: Volunteer's mission is to put clear end to local dump sites
Volunteer of the Year Palombini-Turner says her treasure is derived from giving
MAYORS OFFICE PRESS RELEASE for the 2012 BOB AWARDS
NEWS RELEASE: 5th Annual 2012 Meet and Greet Mixer
WINNERS of 2012 BOB AWARDS ANNOUNCED
LOVE YOUR BLOCK 2012
FALL LEAF COLLECTION A SUCCESS, MAYOR WANTS RESIDENTS TO CONTINUE SEASONS 'GREENINGS'
If only others could pick up on sacrifices of litter collectors
REDD UP SPRING 2012 NEWS RELEASE
WEINSTEIN ELECTED 3RD TIME AS CLEAN PITTSBURGH CHAIR; PROGRESS MADE WITH HELP OF NEIGHBORHOOD LEADERS
CPC City News Release 10/24/2011
Mayor Launches New "Red Up ZONE" Program