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2018 Beautification Board Awards

The Calhoun County Beautification Board recognized the recipients of this year’s Beautification Awards July 20th, with a ceremony at the Anniston Country Club.    This year’s winners are:


District 1 Residential Winners Pete & Brenda Eschrig
District 1 Commercial Winner, Anniston’s Centennial Park
District 2 Residential Winner Maria Gardener
District 2 Commercial Winner: Burger King, Golden Springs
District 2 Commercial Winner: RMC MediPlex, Oxford
District 4 Residential Winners: Wayne & Martha Stillwell
District 5 Residential Winners: Scott & Christine Brasher
District 5 Residential Winners: Gene & Sherry Blanton
District 5 Commercial Winner: Jack’s Restaurant, Jacksonville

The Calhoun County Beautification Board serves the Calhoun County Commission by working to improve the quality of life in Calhoun County. For nearly two decades, volunteers have served on the Board to promote and recognize Calhoun County citizens and citizen driven programs that highlight Calhoun County’s outstanding environmental qualities, educate the public regarding ways to improve the appearance of their communities and recognize homeowners, civic organizations and businesses whose beautification efforts are exemplary.


Here’s some photos from the Awards Luncheon:

District 1 winners with Board Member Carol Bush and Commissioner Fred Wilson.


Board Member Truman Norred with his wife, Cheryl, enjoy lunch with District 5 winners Sherry Blanton, Tammy Hall and Christine Brasher.





District 5 Winner Sherry Blanton (2nd from right) presented her sign by Board Members Truman Norred (far left) and Charles Glazner (back). Also pictured is Tammy Hall, “The Garden Girl”.






District 5 Winner, Jack’s Hamburgers, presented with their sign and certificate. From left, Board members Truman Norred and Charles Glazner, Jack’s representatives and Commissioner Lee Patterson (far right, rear).











Board member Truman Norred (left) presents Scott & Christine Brasher with their sign. Commissioner Lee Patterson (far right) with their certificate. Also pictured is Charles Glazner (back right).
Board member Shirley Heifner (right) presents Wayne & Martha Stillwell with their sign. Commissioner JD Hess (left) presents their certificate.










Representatives from RMC MediPlex, Oxford, are pictured with Board member Donna Carroll (left) and Commissioner Tim Hodges (right).



Representatives from Burger King in Golden Springs are presented their award by Board Member Janet Evans, and Commissioner Tim Hodges.









District 2 winner Maria Gardener, with Board Member Janet Evans, and Commissioner Tim Hodges, and Board President Belinda York (far right).
City of Anniston’s Centennial Park was chosen as the District 1 Commercial Winner. Pictured here are (left to right) Temetrius Long and Chris Roberts, representing the City’s Parks & Rec Dept. Carol Bush and Commissioner Fred Wilson, along with Board President Belinda York.


From left District 1 residential winners Pete & Brenda Eschrig, Board Members Carol Bush & Donna Carroll, and Commissioner Fred Wilson.

Longleaf Botanical Gardens Third Thursdays


To reserve your spot, call Anniston Museum of Natural History at 256. 237-6766. Reservations are required. Cost is $5.00 per person or free to members. Payment is to be made at the time of registration and may be made by cash, check (made payable to Longleaf Botanical Gardens and earmarked for educational programs) or charge card in person or by phone).

For information on upcoming “Third Thursday” programs, as well as other Longleaf events, check out LONGLEAF BOTANICAL GARDENS on Facebook.