Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Nexstar for "Founder’s Day of Caring"

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the Irving-based Nexstar Media Group for their annual “Founder’s Day of Caring” on June 17. Nexstar founder and CEO Perry Sook started Founder’s Day to “enable employees to make a personal commitment to make the... - July 03, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages

Irving’s Trinity View Park, 2221 E. Highway 356, was buzzing with activity on June 10, as employee volunteers from Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (CC-SWB) gathered for a morning of service as part of the company’s “Sustainability Week.” This was a combination... - June 22, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Dallas Everest Lions Club Group Donated and Planted Trees at Running Bear Park

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the Dallas Everest Lions Club for a tree planting project at Running Bear Park, 2601 S. Story Road. On June 3, a total of 10 volunteers, which included Lions and “Leos,” the club’s youth members, gathered at the park for a... - June 15, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Veterans Group from Amazon

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the “Warriors” group from the Amazon DAL-3 Fulfillment Center for a beautification project. This group consists of Amazon employees who are either veterans or military family members/supporters. In honor of Memorial Day, the group... - June 02, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Recognized as Gold Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful - 86 Texas Communities Honored for their Exceptional Community Improvement Efforts

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation granted to 86 of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates. Gold Star recognition is the membership recognition... - May 07, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful and Partners Celebrate Earth Month

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) had a productive April, partnering with several groups to conduct “Earth Month” activities. April 22 has been known as “Earth Day” since 1970, but interest and participation have grown beyond just one day to include the entire month of April. KIB... - May 07, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards “Mayor and KIB Awards” Honor Irving’s Difference Makers

Keep Irving Beautiful is asking for nominations to be submitted for the 2022 “Mayor and KIB Annual Awards.” These awards honor local individuals, organizations and businesses that have gone above and beyond in making significant contributions towards making Irving a better place to... - May 04, 2022

Mission Tomorrow Receives Beautify Texas Award

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) recently announced the Irving-based nonprofit Mission Tomorrow as a winner of the 2022 Beautify Texas Award for Outstanding Project. The Beautify Texas Awards, formerly the Keep Texas Beautiful Awards, recognize the efforts of those working to enhance their community and... - April 23, 2022

KIB Partners with BBB Industries for Earth Day Service Project Employee Volunteers Participate in Cleanup

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with BBB Industries for an Earth Day service project. On April 8, nine employee volunteers from the company’s Irving office met at the KIB office, where they were equipped with bright yellow vests, litter grabbers, gloves, trash and recycle bags. - April 17, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Hosts “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off”

The “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off” is the state’s signature event of the “Great American Cleanup,” taking place in communities all across Texas. Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) hosted its event on April 2 at Trinity View Park, where volunteers came together with... - April 09, 2022

Irving Receives Prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement Award Ten Winning Communities Receive State Environmental Award and Share $2 Million in Prize Money

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Irving as one of ten winners of the 2022 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) for outstanding community improvement. KTB, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the GCAA to Texas communities for more... - March 27, 2022

KIB Partners with Girl Scouts for Service Project Event Celebrates Girl Scouts of America’s 110th Birthday

March 12 marked the 110 anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the USA, and the organization celebrated this occasion through service projects across the country. Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) was chosen as one of the community partners to host an event to clean up the area near the Rock Island Road Bike... - March 19, 2022

KIB Partners with CHRIST Church Irving’s "516 Students" Youth Group Group Conducts Cleanup and Makes Birdhouses

CHRIST Church Irving’s “516 Students” youth group recently partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for two service projects. Youth and mentors from the church’s student ministry program collected 80 pounds of trash and recyclables to cleanup a neighborhood near Irving... - March 11, 2022

KIB Partners with Abbott Laboratories for Tree Planting Volunteers Replant Trees Damaged by Winter Storms

If you stroll along O’Connor Road just north of Highway 183, you are sure to notice a welcome greenery addition to the path. On March 2, Abbott Laboratories employees partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the City of Irving Urban Forestry Team to plant 21 trees, a mix of cedar elm,... - March 10, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful to Host Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off April 2

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) invites the public to participate in the “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off,” our state’s signature event of the “Great American Cleanup,” the nation’s largest community improvement program. Irving’s event is scheduled for 9... - March 02, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Brings Valentine’s Day Joy to Seniors Volunteers Write 643 Cards for Nursing Home Residents

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) followed their holiday card campaign with a similar project for Valentine’s Day. KIB invited community members to make or write cards for residents of local nursing homes. A total of 524 community members donated 643 cards. This represented 545 volunteer hours and... - February 23, 2022

KIB Partners with Cistercian for MLK Day Service Project

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) partnered with Cistercian Preparatory School for a Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day service project on Jan. 17 at the City of Irving Tree Farm. The City of Irving’s Urban Forestry Team guided the group of 81, which included students, teachers, and parents, to add... - January 21, 2022

Keep Irving Beautiful Holiday Card Project a Success Volunteers Write 535 Cards and Letters for Nursing Home Residents

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently conducted a card and letter writing campaign with the goal of bringing some holiday cheer to local nursing home residents. What started as an idea from Irving Girl Scouts, grew into a project that involved 170 community members writing a total of 535 holiday... - December 16, 2021

KIB Partners with Flowserve for Service Project Group Conducts Cleanup at Bird’s Fort Trail Park

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the Flowserve Corporation for a cleanup project at Bird’s Fort Trail Park, part of Irving’s Campion Trail System. On Oct. 26, five employee volunteers met at the park for an afternoon of service, part of the company’s global... - October 30, 2021

KIB Partners with Vizient for Annual Community Day Group Paints at Fritz Park Petting Farm

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with Irving-based Vizient, Inc. for their annual “Community Day” project. On Oct. 12, 23 employee volunteers met at the Fritz Park Petting Farm for a morning of service in painting the large animal enclosure. These volunteers, armed with... - October 23, 2021

KIB Partners with Local Non-Profit Mission Tomorrow & Lowe’s for Beautification Project 100 Trees Planted at Cimarron Park

On Oct. 12, Cimarron Park was filled with activity as 41 volunteers teamed with the City of Irving Urban Forestry team to plant 100 trees along the walking trails. The project is a partnership between Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB), Mission Tomorrow, Lowe’s, Volunteer Now and the City of Irving... - October 16, 2021

KIB Celebrates 30th Annual Trash Bash - 350 Volunteers Participate at T.W. Richardson Grove

T.W. Richardson Grove Park was the site of the Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) 30th Annual Trash Bash, the organization’s signature cleanup event. A total of 350 volunteers gathered at the park Sept. 25, with a focus of stopping litter from reaching the nearby Elm Fork of the Trinity River. The... - October 01, 2021

Set Your Cameras: Irving Fall Photo Contest Begins Oct. 1 -Top 3 Winners Receive Prizes

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the Irving Archives and Museum invite the public to show how beautiful Irving is by participating in the Fall Photo Contest from Oct. 1 through Nov. 1. To participate, entries must meet the following requirements: · Photographs must be locations within the... - October 01, 2021

KIB Partners with Lively Adult Day Therapeutic Program Group Paints Birdhouses at Irving Museum’s Spark Lab

On Sept. 16, 10 members of the Lively Pointe Adult Day Therapeutic Program partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) at the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) “Spark Lab” to paint birdhouses. Prior to the event, volunteers from Christ Church assembled the birdhouses from kits donated by... - September 23, 2021

KIB to Celebrate 30th Annual Trash Bash - Volunteers Invited to Register Online or Participate Remotely

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) will celebrate the 30th annual Trash Bash on Saturday, Sept 25 at T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. Interstate Highway 635, from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will focus their efforts on the Northern Campion Trails and surrounding area, with the goal of keeping litter from... - September 03, 2021

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Girl Scout Troops at Spark!Lab Scouts Build Birdhouses and Explore Museum

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) enjoys partnerships with a variety of organizations and city departments. KIB’s most recent collaboration was with the City of Irving’s Archives and Museum and Irving Girl Scout Troops 1810 and 6458. Eight scouts and four adult family members gathered at the... - August 13, 2021

Keep Irving Beautiful Present Annual Awards Local Community Members Honored at Ceremony

The annual Mayor and Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) Awards ceremony was held on August 2 in the First Baptist Church of Irving Fellowship Hall. Guests were treated to the beautiful sound of harp music as they entered the room, provided by the talented Becky Scherschell. Volunteers Elouise McMillian,... - August 06, 2021

Chuck E. Cheese Partners with KIB for Juneteenth Project; Group Gives Back at Running Bear Park

Irving-based CEC Entertainment, the nationally recognized leader in family entertainment and dining with its Chuck E. Cheese, Peter Piper Pizza, and delivery-only Pasqually's Pizza & Wings brands, recently reached out to Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) to help facilitate a day of service for their... - July 17, 2021

KIB Helps Nexstar and CW33 Celebrate Founder’s Day Group Conducts Cleanup at T.W. Richardson Grove Park

Keep Irving Beautiful partnered with Nexstar Media Group, Inc., America’s largest local television company, and the company’s Dallas television station, KDAF-TV (CW33) to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the founding of the company with an event called “Founder’s Day of... - July 01, 2021

KIB Teams with Singley Academy Theatre Department Group Performs Environmental Skit at Cimarron Recreation Center

Cimarron Park Recreation Center was a flurry of activity on June 11, as Singley Academy theatre students and their director joined Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for a lively presentation of an environmental mascot skit. The thespians took on the roles of KIB mascot Kirby the Toucan, Buddy the Blue... - June 18, 2021

Drug Enforcement Administration Dallas Office Employees Volunteer with Keep Irving Beautiful Group Conducts Cleanup at Bird’s Fort Trail Park

The Dallas office of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) recently partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for a service project at Bird’s Fort Trail Park, 5756 Riverside Dr. Ten employee volunteers gathered at the park, which is part of Irving’s Campion Trail, on April 20. - May 20, 2021

Star Park Las Colinas Teams with KIB for Beautification Project Group Paints at Fritz Park Petting Farm

Star Park Las Colinas, a new Lincoln Property Company apartment community, recently partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for a beautification project. On May 6, four employees met KIB staff at Fritz Park in Irving to paint at the Petting Farm. The enthusiastic group added a fresh coat of... - May 12, 2021

Keep Irving Beautiful Recognized as Gold Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful 70 Texas Communities Honored for Their Exceptional Community Improvement Efforts

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement nonprofit organization, recently named Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation granted to 70 affiliates of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates. Gold Star Affliate is the highest... - May 05, 2021

KIB Hosts Hybrid "Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off" Cleanup 104 Volunteers Participate in Person and Virtually

Trinity View Park was the site for Keep Irving Beautiful’s (KIB) annual spring cleanup event, the "Don’t mess with Texas Trash-Off," part of the state’s signature event for the national Great American Cleanup initiative. On April 10, volunteers arrived early, according... - April 22, 2021

Acosta Cares Volunteers with Keep Irving Beautiful Group Plants 25 Trees at Running Bear Park

The walking trail at Running Bear Park now is lined with more trees, thanks to the recent efforts of volunteers from the Acosta Cares team, a group of employees from Acosta Sales and Marketing and Mosaic Sales Solutions. On April 6, eight Acosta Cares volunteers partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful... - April 10, 2021

Girl Scouts Participate in Spring Break Service Project with Keep Irving Beautiful Troops 1810, 6458 Clean at Rock Island Trail

What do Irving Girl Scout Troops do during spring break? They find a way to be of service to the community. Members of Troops 6458 and 1810 joined with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for a cleanup March 17 near the Rock Island Road Bike and Pedestrian Trail. The troops participated in a similar... - March 24, 2021

Keep Irving Beautiful Earns Keep America Beautiful’s President’s Circle Award Recognition

Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, has presented Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) with its 2020 President’s Circle Award. The President’s Circle Award recognizes exemplary performance by certified affiliates of Keep America... - March 18, 2021

Irving Girl Scout Troops 6458, 1810, Join Keep Irving Beautiful Conduct Group Cleanup at Rock Island Trail

Members of Irving Girl Scout Troops 6458 and 1810 started their weekend early by participating in a cleanup project with Keep Irving Beautiful Feb. 5. The scouts and two adult sponsors met at the KIB office after school, then headed to the new Rock Island Road Bike and Pedestrian Trail. Observing... - February 14, 2021

Kimley-Horn Employees Volunteer with Keep Irving Beautiful Group Kicks Off 2021 with Bird’s Fort Trail Park Cleanup Project

Employees from the Irving office of Kimley-Horn started 2021 by volunteering with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) Jan. 15 in a company-wide service day. Kimley-Horn, one of the nation’s leading planning and design consulting firms, begins each year with its annual company “Kickoff.”... - January 27, 2021

Keep Irving Beautiful Takes America Recycles Day to Social Media - Volunteers Display Innovative Creations

America Recycles Day (ARD), celebrated annually on Nov. 15, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. It is a Keep America Beautiful (KAB) program, and as the local KAB affiliate, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) is one of hundreds of similar organizations... - November 22, 2020

Acosta Cares Volunteers Plant Trees with KIB, Parks Department Group Adds 25 Trees to West Library Grounds

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) planned for 2020 to be the “Year of the Tree” in Irving. With the help of numerous corporate sponsors, dedicated volunteers, and the Parks Arbor Team, KIB made its goal a reality. The latest tree planting event took ran Nov. 10 at West Irving Library. The... - November 19, 2020

Young Men’s Service League Teams with Keep Irving Beautiful Irving Hawks Chapter; Completes Service Projects

The Young Men’s Service League (YMSL) is a national organization whose members are mothers and their high school-age sons. The group’s mission is to assist, serve and support those who are in need in the community, develop leadership skills and promote mother-son relationships. Locally,... - November 07, 2020

KIB Volunteers Continue Service Projects Dawoodi Bohras, All Things Made New, Make 22 No-Sew Blankets

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) volunteers are staying active by participating in projects they can accomplish without gathering in large groups. One example is KIB’s No-Sew Blanket Project, where volunteers work individually, in small groups or as families. Recently, 18 members of the Dawoodi... - October 23, 2020

Acosta/Mosaic Joins KIB, Parks Department to Plant Trees Service Project at Bird’s Fort Trail

Acosta Cares volunteers, Acosta Marketing employees, as well as employees from Mosaic Sales Solutions joined Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the City of Irving Parks and Recreation arbor team Oct. 9 to plant native trees at Bird’s Fort Trail. The group of five volunteers provided twelve hours... - October 16, 2020

KIB Celebrates 29th Annual Trash Bash via Social Media; Volunteers Participate in #IrvingTrashBash

The Trash Bash is typically the largest volunteer event of the year for Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB), with hundreds of people gathering in one location for a cleanup. The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated some changes to that plan, but did not stop the 29th annual event from proceeding. The event... - October 03, 2020

Keep Irving Beautiful Honored by STAR-North Texas Virtual Awards Ceremony Held Aug. 13

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently was recognized by the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR) North Texas Chapter with Honorable Mention in the “Outstanding Public Outreach Program” category. A virtual awards ceremony was held Aug. 13 to honor the award winners in all... - August 15, 2020

Keep Irving Beautiful Presents Annual Awards - Local Community Members Honored in Virtual Ceremony

The Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) annual Mayor and KIB Awards event was held virtually and streamed on YouTube Premiere Aug. 3. Irving Community Television Network (ICTN) edited videos of all the winners and presented a finished product, which was as close to the live event as possible. Mayor... - August 07, 2020

Keep Irving Beautiful, Aquatics Staff Work Together; Groups Team Up to Paint Senter Pool Fencing

Summers for Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) are usually filled with projects where they work with a variety of volunteers from corporate, faith, civic or youth groups. This year the KIB staff has stayed busy by adjusting their schedules to a new parameter and working with City of Irving staff instead... - July 26, 2020

Keep Irving Beautiful, Local Girl Scouts Work Together Scouts, Parents Paint City Central Receiving Building

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed its first group of volunteers in several weeks to participate in a beautification project on May 27 and June 19. Members of Girl Scout Troop 6458 became the first volunteers to join KIB in a service project since the COVID-19 disaster mandates. In the first... - July 01, 2020

Local Girl Scout Troops, Student and Keep Irving Beautiful Make No-Sew Blankets

Members of Irving-based Girl Scout Troops 6458, 2871 and a University of Dallas (UD) student participated in the Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) “No-Sew Blanket Project.” Following social distance guidelines, KIB provided blanket kits for the volunteers to take home and complete. As an... - May 28, 2020

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