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Video contest ends June 8

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest.

To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children and adults having fun making our communities clean, beautiful and vibrant! Be sure to mention the Great American Cleanup of PA in your video.

Cash prizes, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, are $200 for the winning entry and $100 each for two runners-up. The deadline to submit your video is June 8. For contest details visit

Help choose the winners by liking your favorite video on the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Facebook page. Voting begins June 18 and concludes 3 p.m. June 27.

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is also a sponsor of the video contest.

“We are excited to provide this opportunity for community groups and individuals to showcase their local programs. A lot of hard work and partnerships go into the Great American Cleanup of PA events and that’s what we want to see!” Shannon Reiter, president of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful said. “The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful video contest is a way to gain recognition, build support for local programs and thank all the volunteers and sponsors who helped make your Great American Cleanup of PA event a success.”

The Great American Cleanup of PA initiative officially ends May 31. Register your last-minute community improvement event and receive free trash bags, gloves and safety vests from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation district offices as supplies last. Visit for more information.