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KCNB honors the efforts of dedicated volunteers
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 Volunteers were recognized Thursday during Keep Covington/Newton Beautiful's Windows over Covington at the Newton County Administration Building.

Dorothy Edwards was awarded the Seymore Green Award by KCNB Director Connie Waller. Edwards was given the award for her service in KCNB's efforts during the past year.

Other special awards winners were also honored during the reception.

 The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd was awarded the Litter Prevention Award, the Service Guild of Covington received the Environmental Improvement Award, Lisa Powell and Christian Camfield were awarded the Dewy Award and Michael St. Bernard received the B.C. Award.

Volunteers from Newton County's "Go Green" were also honored at the banquet.

 KCNB is a local organization dedicated to litter prevention, conservation of natural resources and recycling awareness.

Organization volunteers participate in a number of beautification and educational efforts throughout the year such as the Rivers Alive riverbank clean up and the Detective Seymore Green puppet shows presented in the county's elementary schools.

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