Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful (KCNB)
is one of more than 540 certified affiliates of Keep America Beautiful, Inc., which is a non-profit public education organization dedicated to environmentally improving communities. (KCNB is also an affiliate of Keep Georgia Beautiful.) KCNB relies heavily upon grant funding, private contributions, and volunteer participation.
KCNB is a key element of local plans for Covington, Newton County, Oxford, and Porterdale for compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) stormwater program to protect and improve the quality of streams and rivers.
Locally, the KCNB Board is made up of more than 70 citizens who serve on eight committees and work with KCNB staff to bring environmental awareness to our community. KCNB's committees are: the Business/Industry Committee; the Community Organizations Committee; the Communications Committee; the Government Operations Committee; the Schools and Education Committee; the Recycling Committee; the Fundraiser Committee; and the Finance Committee.
KCNB'S MISSION STATEMENT:
To challenge, motivate, and inspire everyone to take responsibility for a clean and beautiful community