Each year from May to September, Keep Kingsport Beautiful and sponsor Boehm Landscape, Inc. strive to recognize properties which set positive examples for beautification and cleanliness.  Keep Kingsport Beautiful has divided the city into different territories and has a volunteer for each of these areas pick a winning property each month that exemplifies the following qualities: litter-free, well maintained buildings, well-groomed, good example in neighborhood.

June

Residential winners: Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Bateman, Michael Martin and Tammy Ketron, Larry Dishner, Teresa Palmer, Ruby Jewel Dishner, Ray and Lisa Stroud

Business winner: Bellafina Chocolates

Redevelopment winner: Berry’s Pharmacy

Church winner: Higher Ground Baptist Church

May

Residential winners: Bob and Cathy Elliot, James and Gwen Doran, Lakieta Henry, Dave and Amy Meyer, Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Thornburg, Janet Batts

Business winner: Randy Fleming, Attorney at Law

Church winner: Kingsport First Assembly of God

Redevelopment Award: Kingsport Academic Village Parklet