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Keep Texas Beautiful
Keep Bastrop County Beautiful is a nonprofit, 501(c)3, organization dedicated to inspire individuals and businesses to improve their community and the natural environment.  All donations are tax deductible.  KBCB is a GOLD affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful.

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Hunt for FestiviTREES 2017 – Business Entry

The Annual Hunt for FestiviTREES is sponsored by KBCB (Keep Bastrop County Beautiful), Bastrop Power & Light, and Stanberry & Assoc. and is being held in conjunction Lost Pines Christmas and other festivities during the holidays. By participating you the gain the following:

  • Promote your business, as well as others in Bastrop by encouraging customers to view and vote on your recycled Christmas Tree. (This can be a tree made out of recycled items or a tree decorated with recycled items or materials.)
  • Advertising of this event will be through coverage received from local publications, websites and the distribution of flyers.
  • Ballots showing the location of the participating businesses and hours will be distributed to the public through your and other local businesses. KBCB will furnish the ballot box and ballots to you by December 1st, when the contest begins.
  • The Hunt will kick off on December 1.
  • The public will view your Christmas Trees from December 1, 2017 until December 31, 2017. The visiting public will have their ballot signed or stamped at each location visited. After visiting at least ten locations, the ballots will be handed in at the last location visited. KBCB will then determine the first, second and third place according to the ballots.
  • An ad after the event to highlight the winning businesses.

Please print and mail-in* this entry form or call (512) 826-2614 to participate in this event.

Deadline to submit this entry form  or call is 24 November 2017 at 5pm.

Recycle More Art Contest 2017

Recycle More Art Contest

November 10 through December 8

Student artists in Kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to design a holiday tree decoration using recycled materials. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges from your nearest city.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Kindergarten
  • First and Second grades
  • Third grade
  • Fourth grade
  • Fifth through Eighth grades
  • Ninth through Twelfth grades

HOW TO WIN

  1. Create a holiday tree ornament out of recycled paper/cardboard, plastic, or metal
  2. Complete this entry form
  3. Cut out the “ornament tag” and attach securely to your ornament
  4. Take your entry form and your tagged ornament to your local library by December 8, 2017

Smithville Library
507 Main St.
Mon-Sat 10-5
512-237-3282 ext 2401

Bastrop Library
1100 Church St.
MWF 10-6; Tu & Thurs 1-9; Sat 10-4
512-321-5441

Elgin Library
404 N Main
Hours 10-4 Tues-Sat
512-281-5678

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Fall Sweep 2017

Fall Sweep
Here at Stanberry and Associates Realtors, we’ve been won over by the many amazing things that Bastrop county has to offer for quite some time. Whether it is the Lakes creeks and rivers, the tall pines, the fact that you can still get a ten acre tract that is zoned as a farm or the small town lifestyle that is still available out here, we realize this is really a special place.

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Keep Bastrop County Beautiful is proud to be participating in Keep Texas Beautiful’ s 1st Annual Fall Sweep event.

We take pride in participating in projects that are always looking to improve Bastrop County and we know you do too. That’s why we’re looking for volunteers to participate in our official cleanup on 10/21/2017.

Grabbers, gloves, trash bags, recycle bags and refreshments will be provided.
If you or your organization would like to make a positive difference in our community, please come join us!

KBCB wishes to thank Bastrop Power & Light and Stanberry & Associates for their ongoing community support. Also, KTB, Don’t mess with Texas® and the Ocean Conservancy, with funding provided by Union Pacific and H-E-B for the clean up materials. And our local Sonic and Pizza Hut for providing the drinks and pizza for our wonderful volunteers!

See you there! #KTBFallSweep

Report

An amazing day for the Bastrop Fall Sweep! Texas sized Love to the 25 volunteers that came out and showed that many hands do make light work. We collected about 30 bags of trash, 20 bags of recycling 400+ lbs of glass bottles, 5 tires, two bicycle frames and other assorted random goodies. Thank you to our sponsors, Bastrop Power & Light and Stanberry & Associates! And a shout out to Commissioner Hamner for free trash drop off at the County Transfer station, Monica at Lowe’s for lending us the awesome garden carts, Walmart for donating the big blue totes, Sonic for the refreshing, much needed drinks and Joshua at Pizza Hut for the yummy, best pizza we ever had! Here are the before and after pics and some of the team in action. Thank you, thank you, thank you….my heart is full and mother earth is singing! #KTBFallSweep

Images from the event


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