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The awards were announced at a ceremony and reception on Tuesday

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Youngstown CityScape announced the winners of its 13th annual “Youngstown CityScape Beautification Awards.”

The awards were announced at a ceremony and reception on Tuesday at the DeYor Performing Arts Center.

Awards were given in four categories.

Winners in the Business category were:

  • Noble Creature Cask House – Ira and Marcy Gearhart
  • ISLE Offices – Jimmy Sutman

Winners in the Institution category were:

  • Youngstown Foundation Amphitheater – Eric Ryan and associates
  • Lincoln Park Walking Trail – St. Angela Merici Parish
  • Park Vista – Ohio Living
  • The Lily Pond restoration project – Mill Creek MetroParks
  • Taft Elementary School Gardens – Danielle Lewis

Winners in the Community category were:

  • Land Bank-Neighborhood Assoc. Beautification Projects – Mah. County Land Bank
  • Lincoln Knolls Community Playground – Lincoln Knolls Neighborhood group
  • Mahoning Ave Bus Shelter – Rocky Ridge Neighbors and partners
  • Central Sq Monument enhancement Eagle Scout project – Rocco Shasho
  • Spring Commons information kiosk Eagle Scout Project – Calder Lenhart

Winners in the Residential category were:

  • 2268 Fifth Ave. – Bonnie Lucic
  • 921 Wilkinson Ave. – Sergey and Luidmilla Granita
  • 2701 S Schenley Ave. – Renee Renshaw
  • 1705 McCollum Rd. – Patrick and Sandy Crystal
  • 1805 Ohio Ave. – Angela and Lawrence Wells
  • 3803 Hudson Ave. – Donald and Joseph Jr. Babsich

“Each year, we recognize the effort and the pride that those in the community display with their property. It may be a multi-million dollar development or simply an exceptionally beautiful lawn in a neighborhood. CityScape’s awards are a small way for us to say ‘thank you’ to others who are committed to making a difference in helping Youngstown look inviting,” said Sharon Letson, Executive Director of Youngstown CityScape.

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