Keep Pearland Beautiful (KPB) hosted the 7th Annual Pocket Pear Poker Hold ’Em Tournament and Casino Night on June 27, 2015 raising $9,300 for the Joe Miller Environmental Scholarship fund. Scholarships are awarded each year to high school seniors in Pearland who demonstrate good stewardship of the environment and are pursuing higher education. In 7 years, a total of $35,000 in scholarships has been awarded. This year, a total of $8000 was awarded to five high school graduates from Pearland.
2013 Annual Membership Dinner is a Success
Keep Pearland Beautiful hosted its annual Membership Dinner on Thursday November 21, 2013 at Golfcrest Country Club. Over 60 participants attended the event, which highlighted KPB programs during the 2012-2013 program year, as well as featured guest speaker Council member Scott Sherman, who addressed the topic of “Engaging with your City Council.”
KPB also honored 9 board members who rolled off the board in the past two years: Laura Austin, Helen Beckman, Kathy Duplissey, Janet Eastburn, Richard Eskuchen, Theresa Jordan, Kay Powers, Helen Todd, and Marjorie Wilcoxson. KPB would like to thank each of them for their dedication and service to the Pearland Community and Keep Pearland Beautiful. These honorees continue to serve as KPB volunteers and some have agreed to serve on the KPB Advisory Committee.
KPB also thanked the 2012 – 2013 Board of Directors, and welcomed the 2013 – 2014 Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Advisory Council, led by our new President of the Board, Ms. Debbie Cooley. Executive Director Sherwin Sun presented the KPB Annual Report to the membership. A copy of this report can be found on the KPB website (www.mykpb.org – http://keeppearlandbeautiful.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/2013-KPB-Annual-Report-Small.pdf).
Make a difference in our Pearland community by becoming a member of Keep Pearland Beautiful! Your generous donation and support allows us to provide valuable services and educational opportunities to the Pearland community. Together, we can make Pearland the cleanest, most beautiful city in Texas. For more information about KPB, its programs or to become a member call us at 281-652-1659 or visit the website www.mykpb.org.