Keep Columbus Beautiful and the Columbus Blue Jackets Make ‘Miss Marie’ Proud

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Keep Columbus Beautiful and the Columbus Blue Jackets Make ‘Miss Marie’ Proud

Columbus Blue Jackets and season ticket holder volunteers at American Addition Community Garden.

Columbus Blue Jackets season ticket holder volunteers beautifying a planter.

Columbus Blue Jackets volunteer painting a fence at American Addition.

Keep Columbus Beautiful teams up with Columbus Blue Jackets on American Addition Community Garden beautification project.

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Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:30am

A number of Keep America Beautiful affiliates partner with major league and minor league sports franchises. Keep America Beautiful affiliate Keep Columbus Beautiful (KCB), for example, has long-standing partnerships with its local NHL franchise, the Columbus Blue Jackets, as well as MSL’s Columbus Crew SC.

The Blue Jackets’ staff and season ticket holders recently participated in the Columbus Blue Jackets Beautification Day, its annual service project with KCB organizing the event.

The 2016 project was a very special effort, according to Sheri Palmer, KCB’s program manager, because “Miss Marie,” a long-time resident and community leader of the American Addition was the beneficiary of the Blue Jackets’ help.

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