Alabama's capital city took the cake recently at the Keep America Beautiful national convention. The Montgomery Clean City Commission received one of 21 first place awards. Winners represent some of the best city practices around the nation.
Officials with Keep America Beautiful say award recipients are examples of how businesses, government and grass roots organizations can work together to make a difference in the environment.
Commission Director Susan Carmichael accepted the award. For more information and a list of other cities that were honored, click here for a news release from Keep America Beautiful.