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11/10/2017
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES TOP CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL
For immediate release: November 9, 2017
 
MEDIA ADVISORY
 
PHILADELPHIA MORE BEAUTIFUL COMMITTEE (PMBC) ANNOUNCES TOP CLEAN BLOCK CONTEST WINNERS AT ITS ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET
 
WHO:                  Mayor James F. Kenney
                             Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams
 
WHAT:                Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) Annual Clean Block Banquet
 
WHEN:                Friday, November 10, 2017
                             6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (Winners are expected to be announced at approximately 8:30PM)
                            
WHERE:              IATSE Ballroom 2401 S. Swanson Street
 
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee (PMBC) will announce the top four winning blocks in the 2017 PMBC Contest at its annual Clean Block Banquet.  Mayor Jim Kenney will join Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams to recognize and award the top four winning blocks.  The 25 blocks in the Clean Block Contest were judged for efforts of block residents, cleanliness, beautification efforts, and property improvements.  The four top winners will be awarded $300 for 4th place, $500 for 3rd place, $700 for 2nd place, with the top prize being $1,000.  The remaining blocks will each receive $150.  In addition to the Clean Block Awards, the Community Spirit Awards winners will be recognized, Junior Block Captain of the Year, PMBC Neighborhood Transformation Award for Beautification Projects and the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Award.  
 
Note to the Media:   Traditionally, the identity of the four top winners is concealed until the evening announcement at the banquet.  Please contact Keisha McCarty-Skelton or Crystal Jacobs Shipman for information on all winners prior to the banquet.