February 26th, 2015 marked the first annual KIRB (Keep Indian River Beautiful) Environmental Awards Banquet hosted at the Oak Harbor Clubhouse in Vero Beach, Florida.

The event featured the public introduction of the organization’s new Executive Director, Daisy Packer as well as recap of the milestones achieved throughout 2014.  Proceeding the formalities a number of individuals and businesses accepted awards with great pride as the board honored their ongoing dedication and commitment to the beautification and preservation of our community.

Categories and winners for the Environmental Awards are as follows:

  • Youth: The Green Team at Vero Beach’s Boys & Girls Club
  • Group: South Passage Condominium Association at the Moorings
  • Individual: Stacy Gordon of Piper
  • Small Business: At the River Outfitters
  • Large Business: White Glove Moving, Storage & Delivery

Other awards included:

  • New Partner of the Year: Piper Aircraft
  • Partner of the Year: Republic Services
  • Government Support; Commisioner Joe Flescher
  • Volunteer of the Year; Elsbeth Eibs
  • Upcycle Artist of the Year: Vivian Mosshart
  • Community Collaborator: The Treasure Coast Exchange Club

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