Limited Sponsor Opportunities
MANATEE COUNTY – Sponsor opportunities are now available for Keep Manatee Beautiful’s 17th Annual Awards Celebration, to be held on September 18 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Polo Grill Ballroom at Lakewood Ranch. In addition to the awards presentations, guests and sponsors will enjoy a keynote address, live tropical music, dinner and a cash bar.
Keep Manatee Beautiful holds the annual celebration to honor those who demonstrate community leadership through their contributions to litter prevention, beautification and environmental improvement in Manatee County. Awards will be presented for public service, recycling, landscaping image and green schools, and are based on nominations that span more than 20 categories, from individuals to small businesses and more.
Sponsors are a vital part of the celebration’s success, not only through their generosity, but also because their attendance helps raise community awareness of and participation in environmental stewardship. Several sponsor levels are available, from Bronze ($250) to Emerald ($1,500). All sponsorships include event seating and a name or logo in the event program, depending on the sponsor level. Exclusive benefits for Emerald sponsors are the opportunity to briefly speak at the podium and placement of their logo on the awards.
John Neal, president of Neal Land Ventures, will deliver this year’s keynote address, “Beautification Begins at HOME”. Mr. Neal’s philosophy emphasizes a commitment to natural design and responsible building, with a focus on ecological accountability and the economic growth of local communities.
Sponsor opportunities are limited, and commitments must be received no later than July 31, 2014 for inclusion in the celebration’s promotional materials. Complete details are available on the sponsor commitment form at www.manateebeautiful.com, or by contacting Keep Manatee Beautiful at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Keep Manatee Beautiful, Inc. is a public/private partnership dedicated to litter prevention, beautification and environmental improvement through leadership in community awareness, education and involvement.