KIB Partners with Girl Scouts for Cleanup Project

Irving Girl Scout Troops are making a tradition of volunteering with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) during their spring break. On March 11, KIB welcomed scouts and family members to the KIB office, 3000 Rock Island Road, for a cleanup project. After receiving safety instructions, and putting on bright... - March 17, 2024

Keep Irving Beautiful to Host Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off April 6

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 06, 2024

KIB Partners with Christ Church “516 Students” for Cleanup

On Feb. 24, members of the Christ Church “516 Students” Youth Ministry conducted a cleanup of the neighborhood south of the church, located at 1750 E. Airport Freeway. Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) provided all the cleanup supplies for the group, including volunteer vests, litter... - March 04, 2024

KIB Partners with Gartner, Inc. for Cleanup Project

On Jan. 11, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed eight Gartner, Inc. employee volunteers to Bird’s Fort Trail Park, 5756 Riverside Drive, for a service project. They conducted a cleanup of the park, focusing on the tree lines where litter tends to collect. Wearing shirts that read,... - January 18, 2024

KIB Partners with Connectrac for Community Service Day

On Nov. 16, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed 22 Connectrac employee volunteers to Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356, for a service project. They conducted a cleanup of Trinity View and the neighboring River Hills Park. The group’s combined efforts accounted for a total of 66... - November 29, 2023

KIB Partners with Vizient for 20th Annual Community Day

On Oct. 10, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed 24 Vizient, Inc. employee volunteers to Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356, for the company’s 20th annual “Community Day” event. The volunteers gave a fresh look to the fencing and pavilion near the newly installed... - October 14, 2023

KIB Celebrates 32nd Annual Trash Bash 428 Volunteers Participate at T.W. Richardson Grove

T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. Interstate Highway 635, was the site of the Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) 32nd Annual Trash Bash, the organization’s signature cleanup event. A total of 428 volunteers gathered at the park on Sept. 23, with a focus of stopping litter from reaching the nearby... - October 04, 2023

KIB to Celebrate 32nd Annual Trash Bash Volunteers Invited to Register Online or Participate Virtually

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) will celebrate the 32nd annual Trash Bash from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 23 at T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. Interstate Highway 635. Volunteers will focus their efforts on North Campion Trail and surrounding area, with the goal of keeping litter from... - August 30, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Pacific Dental Services Group Conducts Cleanup at T.W. Richardson Grove Park

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with Pacific Dental Services for a cleanup at T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. I-635, on August 19. They gathered at the park early Saturday morning for their day of service. After receiving safety instructions, they set out in small groups, working... - August 30, 2023

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

The annual Mayor and Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) Awards ceremony was held on August 7 at the Jack D. Huffman Community Building. Guests were first greeted and signed in by Elouise McMillian and Karen Harmon, and then had the opportunity to tour the Irving Archives and Museum prior to the ceremony. - August 16, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Dallas College North Lake Campus Student Government Association Conducts Cleanup

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the Student Government Association (SGA) of Dallas College North Lake Campus for a cleanup at the Rock Island Road Bike and Pedestrian Trail on July 13. They met at the KIB office, directly across the street from the trail. After receiving... - July 26, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Verizon Group Conducts Cleanup at T.W. Richardson Grove Park

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with employee volunteers from Verizon for a cleanup at T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. Interstate Highway 635, on May 2. It was a beautiful spring morning for the group to take time away from the office to join KIB for this service project. After... - May 10, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Recognized as Gold Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful One of 82 Texas Communities Honored

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, was recently named Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) a Gold Star Affiliate. Gold Star is the highest recognition highest status any community affiliate can achieve. “Our affiliates... - May 05, 2023

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 2023 “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 03, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Dallas Everest Lions Club Group Donated and Planted Trees at City’s Tree Farm

The City of Irving’s Tree Farm, located at Nursery and Hunter Ferrell Roads, has ten new trees, thanks to the efforts of the Dallas Everest Lions Club, Keep Irving Beautiful and the Parks and Recreation Department’s Urban Forestry Team. Volunteers from the Dallas Everest Lions Club met... - April 19, 2023

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 1 at Trinity View Park, where volunteers shared a common goal... - April 07, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful March Tree Plantings Volunteers Add 28 Trees at Two Parks

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with two groups to help make two city parks more green and beautiful. Irving Girl Scout Troops 1810 and 6458 didn’t sleep in on Monday, March 13, their first day of Spring Break, but instead came to Towne Lake Park, 800 Esters Road, to plant... - March 26, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful to Host Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off April 1

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, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Volunteers Bring Valentine Cheer to Seniors 738 Cards Made and Given to Nursing Home Residents

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) continued the spirit and success of the Christmas Cards for Seniors project into 2023 with a similar card campaign for Valentine’s Day. Volunteers were encouraged to write Valentine cards (homemade or purchased) which KIB delivered to local nursing home residents. - February 15, 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful Ends Year with Christmas Card Project Valentine’s Day Campaign Follows in 2023

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) ended 2022 with their second annual Christmas Cards for Seniors project. This year they partnered with the Irving Public Library, and asked volunteers to write Christmas cards (homemade or purchased) to be delivered to local nursing home residents. Volunteers could drop... - January 15, 2023

KIB Celebrates America Recycles Day in Two Ways

America Recycles Day is a Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Initiative dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB), the local KAB affiliate, has participated in this program for many years. Since 2020, KIB has done a social media virtual event where... - December 03, 2022

KIB Partners with Gartner, Inc. for Cleanup at Bird’s Fort Trail Park

On Oct. 14, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed 10 employee volunteers from the Irving Gartner, Inc. office to Bird’s Fort Trail Park, 5756 Riverside Drive, for a cleanup project. The group gave 20 hours of volunteer service by collecting litter along the tree line between the Campion Trail... - October 23, 2022

KIB Partners with Vizient for Annual Community Day

On Oct. 11, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) welcomed 23 Vizient, Inc. employee volunteers to Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356, for the company’s annual Community Day. The group, under the direction of co-leaders James Hull and Amanda List, brightened the baseball complex by applying a... - October 19, 2022

KIB Celebrates 31st Annual Trash Bash 409 Volunteers Participate at T.W. Richardson Grove

T.W. Richardson Grove Park, 333 E. Interstate Highway 635, was the site of the Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) 31st Annual Trash Bash, the organization’s signature cleanup event. A total of 409 volunteers gathered at the park on Sept. 24, with a focus of stopping litter from reaching the nearby... - October 01, 2022

KIB Visits Children’s Discovery Center at First Baptist Irving

On Sept. 9, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) staff visited the Children’s Discovery Center at First Baptist Church of Irving. Staff spoke to the children about taking care of their environment by picking up litter, recycling and saving energy and natural resources. KIB used a variety of props to... - September 21, 2022

KIB to Celebrate 31st Annual Trash Bash Volunteers Invited to Register Online or Participate Remotely

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) will celebrate the 31st annual Trash Bash on Saturday, Sept 24 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, 2022

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

The annual Mayor and Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) Awards ceremony was held on August 1 at a new location, the Jack D. Huffman Community Building. The event began with longtime volunteer Elouise McMillian and KIB Board Member Candace Eldridge greeting and signing in guests at the welcome table. - August 05, 2022

KIB Partners with Lively Adult Day Therapeutic Program

On July 7, Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) partnered with the City of Irving’s Lively Pointe Adult Day Therapeutic Program and the Irving Archives and Museum (IAM) for a craft project. The group of eight clients and two staff members met at the museum’s Smithsonian Spark!Lab, located at 801... - July 16, 2022

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 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 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 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

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