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Goleta Valley Beautiful Seeking Nominations for 2014 Annual Awards


Goleta Valley Beautiful is seeking nominations for our May 4th 2014 Annual Awards benefit, celebrating 40 years of beautification (1974-2014) in the Goleta Valley.

Projects in the Goleta Valley which promote beautification and sustainability, further community pride, and contribute positively to a diverse and healthy urban forest are recognized. Nominations are open to everyone, including self-nominations, and you do not need to be a member of Goleta Valley Beautiful to nominate a property or project.

Award Categories include: Single Family Residential; Multi-Family Residential; Public Building or Educational Facility; Favorite Tree; Public Park or Open Space; Commercial; and Farm/Orchard. Deadline for nominations is March 3, 2014.

Award winners will be honored May 4th at the 40th Annual Awards Benefit, at the Rancho La Patera/Stow House, where former board members (1974-2013) will also receive special recognition for their years of service in “Planting for tomorrow”. The event will feature a silent auction, live music, and delicious food and beverages. Proceeds benefit GVB’s tree planting & maintenance efforts. The event is open to everyone, and tickets will go on sale in February.

Nomination forms are available online at http://goletavalleybeautiful.org/volunteerevents/awards/, or contact the Goleta Valley Beautiful office at 805-685-7910.

Since 1974, Goleta Valley Beautiful’s mission has been to ensure and improve the beauty of the Goleta Valley. Goleta Valley Beautiful continues to provide beautification and urban forest services in all areas west of the Santa Barbara City line (State Route 154), including the unincorporated Goleta Valley, Isla Vista, and Rancho Embarcadero well as the City of Goleta.

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