Keep Martin Beautiful seeks nominees for the 2022 Environmental Stewardship Awards

Posted on January 25, 2022

Call for Nominations to Celebrate Environmental Excellence in Martin County

Do you know someone making a difference to improve our environment who deserves to be recognized?  Has your business made new technological choices to be more energy or water efficient? Is there a beautification or community improvement project your civic or youth group recently completed?  Now is your opportunity to recognize them - or even give yourself some credit!

Keep Martin Beautiful, a nonprofit organization fueled by the activism of its volunteer base, is seeking nominations for individuals, businesses, civic and nonprofit groups, and government agencies that are improving our local environment and quality of life.  Areas of focus include community and neighborhood revitalization; litter and marine debris removal; recycling programs; river advocacy; climate change and resiliency; technological innovations; youth engagement and education.

There is no fee to submit a nomination and self-nominations are welcome. Projects and activities must have occurred in 2020 or 2021. Nominations are due by Friday, February 11, 2022.

The Awards Ceremony takes place on Thursday, April 28, 2022, from six to nine p.m. at Sailfish Point Oceanfront Club. 

“With so many new challenges, stresses and divisiveness in the world today, our signature event, the Environmental Stewardship Awards, is a great way for our community to come together and recognize all the positive things happening in Martin County,” said Craig Ahal, president of Keep Martin Beautiful’s Board of Directors. “We may not all agree on every issue, but we are all on the same page when it comes to appreciating what makes Martin County so special – our natural environment.  Our Awards Ceremony is our opportunity to celebrate the people and organizations making a difference in our community.”

In addition to nominations, Keep Martin Beautiful is also seeking sponsorships for the event. Nomination and sponsorship forms, previous year’s winners, and other details are available online at For more information contact Keep Martin Beautiful at 772-781-1222 or

About Keep Martin Beautiful

Keep Martin Beautiful (KMB) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization founded in 1994 as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. Its mission is to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Martin County through litter prevention, the promotion of recycling, improvement of solid waste management practices, and beautification and community revitalization activities. KMB signature events and programs include the Environmental Stewardship Awards, the International Coastal Cleanup, the Great American Cleanup, the Adopt-A-Road and Adopt-A-Street programs, and other educational and outreach activities. Find KMB on Facebook at, follow KMB on Twitter at, visit or call 772-781-1222.