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Helen Johnson

Thanks for cleanup help; tree planting on May 24

Bright n' Beautiful received a great response from local businesses for donations and support to help us in the Great American Cleanup, an effort of each affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. Businesses, local groups, churches, organizations and families — about 1,600 volunteers from every wa…

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Gazette opinion: Snow melts, litter stays, time to clean up

Gazette opinion: Snow melts, litter stays, time to clean up

Remember the ‘blow away’ battle?

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90-year-olds knock down pins, share smiles at city bowling tourney

90-year-olds knock down pins, share smiles at city bowling tourney

You are never too old to have fun at the bowling center.

February 23, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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Bighaus column: Women's city bowling tourney set to turn 75

A September 1939 advertisement for the Babcock Bowling Alleys stated that “league bowling is Billings’ favorite winter sport.”

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Thanks for pitching in with community cleanup

What a Great turnout on April 27 for the Great American Cleanup!

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Hundreds turn out for Yellowstone County cleanup

Hundreds turn out for Yellowstone County cleanup

Dawson Seibold’s alarm clock rang at 7 a.m. Saturday. It was a big day for the 12-year-old and he did not want to be left behind.

April 27, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Be part of Yellowstone County cleanup on April 27

Gazette opinion: Be part of Yellowstone County cleanup on April 27

Yellowstone County folks soon will see green grass and spring flowers sprouting from last week’s snow melt. But we can already see unwelcome signs of spring: A winter’s accumulation of trash along streets, highways and sidewalks. Papers plastered against fences. Garbage in hedges.

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Volunteers collected 500 bags of trash in Billings Saturday

Volunteers collected 500 bags of trash in Billings Saturday

Around 300 volunteers scattered across Billings Saturday to spend a few hours cleaning up their community.

April 28, 2012 12:45 pm Photos

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Helping to beautify Billings

Helping to beautify Billings

Hundreds of volunteers spread out across Yellowstone County today to pick up litter along the roadsides. The local effort was held in conjunction with the national event, The Great American Cleanup.

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Gazette opinion: Pick up: Help keep America beautiful

Snow is long gone, but signs of winter persist all over Yellowstone County: paper, plastic and other litter that wind and careless people have deposited along roads and fences, in parks, in cities and rural neighborhoods.

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Christmas trees recycled for community benefit

Hurray! Another year of fewer Christmas trees going to the Landfill. Thank you, citizens, for your cooperation by taking your Christmas tree to one of the drop-off sites that are provided for your convenience. We need to be grateful and appreciate all of the entities that furnish either labo…

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Countywide cleanup proves a rousing success

Citizens of Yellowstone County came forth with vigor. Even the weather didn't stop our Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, church groups, business employees, organizations and families. They were all together on this important event. Many of these enthusiasts did their cleanups on other days — some …

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Helen Johnson

Helen Johnson

Helen Johnson

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Volunteers work on local beautification projects

Volunteers work on local beautification projects

Local residents combed ditches for litter in the annual Bright 'N Beautiful spring cleanup Saturday, April 30, 2011 in Billings.

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Celebrate Community: Keeping it beautiful

Celebrate Community: Keeping it beautiful

Bright n’ Beautiful’s website may explain best why volunteers are needed for the Great American Cleanup this weekend.

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Gazette opinion: Let's pitch in to clean up our part of the planet

Gazette opinion: Let's pitch in to clean up our part of the planet

On this 41st Earth Day, events planned in communities all over this great nation will focus on protecting clean air and water, conserving wildlife and generally taking care of the planet that is our home.

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Many helped out with tree recycling

I want to thank all of the media for all of the excellent coverage of the message that Bright n' Beautiful wanted conveyed to our community about recycling their Christmas trees. And another great plus was the condition of the trees that were dropped off. We did not have to spend much time t…

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Bright n' Beautiful to recycle Christmas trees

The annual Christmas Tree Recycling Project, which provides mulch for ZooMontana and parks, will begin the day after Christmas and run through Jan. 23, said organizer Helen Johnson, executive director of Bright n' Beautiful.

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Countywide fall cleanup day coming Oct. 2

Bright n’ Beautiful needs help to instill pride in the residents of Yellowstone County. In the time that I have been involved with Bright n’ Beautiful I have encountered many businesses and individuals that do not understand our mission statement:

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Cleanup efforts show community pride

I would like to join the many grateful citizens of Yellowstone County for the “Great American Cleanup” day. It really boosts one’s pride to know that so many concerned persons want to see our city and county as clean and neat as possible.

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