Henrico recognizes attractive residential, business properties

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee has selected the winners in its annual awards program that recognizes properties that are beautifully landscaped and highlight best practices for soil and water conservation and garden habitats.

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, June 26 recognized the 10 recipients of the 2018 Land Lover and Clean Business awards. The recipients, who represent a residential and a commercial property from each of Henrico’s five magisterial districts, also will be commended on signs placed at their properties. This year marks the 23rd year of Henrico’s Land Lover and Clean Business awards.

The winners of the Land Lover award for residential properties are Cindy Blanchard of the Brookland District, Michelle Brown and Darren American of the Fairfield District, Michael and Jenna Murray of the Three Chopt District, Sarah and Zack Vaughan of the Tuckahoe District and Beverly Baskette of the Varina District.

The winners of the Clean Business award are Grease Monkey, 8509 Staples Mill Road in Brookland; Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, 4402 S. Laburnum Ave. in Fairfield; Renewal by Andersen, Richmond Window Corp., 3895 Deep Rock Road in Three Chopt; The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Road in Tuckahoe; and Citizens and Farmers Bank, 2651 New Market Road in Varina.

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee has presented the awards annually since 1995 to promote high standards for property maintenance. To be eligible for the Land Lover award, residents must perform their own landscaping and lawn care. Nominees for either award must participate in a recycling program, such as composting, curbside pickup or drop-off service.

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