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Residents For A More Beautiful Port Washington Receives EPA Award

The nonprofit scores a 2012 Environmental Quality Award.

Residents for a More Beautiful Port Washington recenctly received the Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Quality Award. The honor is given to those who have contributed significantly to improving the environment.  

Rep Gary Ackerman, D-Roslyn Heights, nominated Residents for the recognition because of the organization's projects, including the , outdoor events such as and , , , , and delivered to the .  

“Throughout my years as a Member of Congress representing the North Hempstead area, I have had the privilege of seeing firsthand the difference this outstanding organization has made in the lives of our neighbors and the health of our community," Ackerman said in a statement.

Residents Chairman Curt Trinko thanked Ackerman and the EPA for "this wonderful public recognition of the value of the various programs and projects that Residents has been spearheading for many years on the Port Washington Peninsula, seeking to maintain and enhance the quality of life in our community.”

Residents was founded in 1968. To learn more, visit the organization's website

Deborah B. July 01, 2012 at 03:55 PM
Well deserved. It's about time Residents was recognized.
Bryan Jay July 01, 2012 at 05:01 PM
Let's not forget that this organization fully supports the "Model Block Program" which would ruin the feel of our beloved town. That point to me, overshadows anything they are credited with accomplishing over the years.
Port Citizen December 03, 2012 at 07:58 PM
PETITION LINK ATTACHED: STOP THE RE-ZONING OF MAIN STREET! To support the cause put forth by Port Washington Voice, which is "Beautify, Don't Destroy", please click the below link and electronically sign the petition. http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/stop-the-redevelopment-of-main-street-port-washington.html Attend the Dec 11th ToNH meeting to express your concern. The Town isn't listening, they aren't hearing the local citizen's voices!!! This petition is important, a strong voice of many!


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