Clean City Commission
The Hampton Clean City Commission works to improve and enhance the physical environment of Hampton through beautification, solid waste management education, coastal awareness activities, and litter abatement programs; educates citizens; and encourages their participation. As an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc., we share the philosophy that each of us has a responsibility for enhancing our community environment.
2023 Clean City Volunteer Recognition
Clean City hosted its 45th Anniversary Volunteer Recognition Celebration on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, at Bluebird Gap Farm. Clean City Awards honors Hampton residents for their role/involvement in:
- Beautification/urban forestry/gardening efforts
- Environmental education
- Litter & cigarette litter prevention/reduction
- Recycling/waste management
- Water quality/stormwater improvement
- Outstanding support for HCCC activities
2023 Volunteer Recognition Excellence Award Winners:
- Rolland Schattschneider Award for Cigarette Litter Prevention/Reduction: Becky Holliday
- Bert Carr Litter Abatement Award Winner: Buckroe Improvement League
- Mary Jo Hogg Water Quality Award Winner: Claire Neubert and Linda Hamm of Shored Up
- Harriet N. Storm Environmental Education Award Winner: Betsy McAllister, STEM Teacher Specialist for Hampton City Schools and Educator in Residence, National Institute of Aerospace
- Hampton Clean City Commission Innovative Educator of the Year Award Winner: Ashley Ault, Art teacher at Hampton High School, HCCC Hampton Waterways Restoration Committee Chair and School Pride in Action Committee member
- Hampton Clean City Commission Innovative Schools of the Year Award Winners: Burbank Elementary School, Jones Magnet Middle School, Hampton High School Ecology Club, Gloria Dei Luther School Preschool, Kecoughtan High School
2023 Clean City Awards were awarded to:
- Barrett-Peake Heritage Foundation
- Michele Hatcher and William Woody Community Garden Feeds Program
- Sheryl McLaughlin
- Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.
- Phyllis Porter
- Gini Fabian & Family and Scouts 29 and Packs 29B & 29G
- Melissa (Missy) Powell-Riedl
- Hampton City School Oyster Restoration
- Marty Wood
- Patty Kalski
- Phoebus Enhancement Committee
Many thanks to all the volunteers who continue to make our city clean and beautiful.
Please visit our Facebook page for photos from the event.
Learn more and join us in keeping Hampton clean and green!