Midlands Green Awards


The Midlands Green Awards are being presented by Keep the Midlands Beautiful and will be presented on December 1st at the 6th Annual Gala for a Greener Midlands.

The Midlands Green Awards were created to recognize individuals and businesses for their exceptional work in making the Midlands a cleaner, greener, more beautiful community. Keep the Midlands Beautiful wishes to recognize individuals, groups, and businesses for the wonderful example they set for all residents, and visitors, to the Midlands.

Midlands citizens are encouraged to submit nominations for individuals, groups, or businesses who they believe best live into the vision of Keep the Midlands Beautiful by working to make the Midlands a cleaner, greener, more beautiful community.


The winners for 2017:

Green Small Business: City Roots
Green Large Business: Columbia Metropolitan Airport
Green Elected Official: Mayor Steve Benjamin
Green Educator of the Year: Chanda Cooper
Green Sustainability Leadership: Chenille Williams
Green Event: Drive Electric-Columbia
Green Non-Profit: West Columbia Beautification
Green Officer of the Year: Sr. Deputy Rudy Osteen-RCSD
Green Partnership/Volunteer of the Year: Karen Kustafik