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Keep Iowa Beautiful announces 2018 Paint Iowa Beautiful program

Published: Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 9:55 a.m. CST

Keep Iowa Beautiful and Diamond Vogel Paint are announcing the 2018 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of public service projects throughout Iowa. This year Diamond Vogel has agreed to expand the paint allocation to include Iowa’s 70 state parks.

“We are pleased to provide additional paint to enhance Iowa’s state parks,” said Doug Vogel, Vice-President of Marketing, of the Iowa based company. “The 100th anniversary of our state park system will be celebrated in 2020 and the next two years provide a great opportunity to spruce up the beauty of our parks.”

“Keep Iowa Beautiful’s 15-year partnership with Diamond Vogel Paint has helped improve over 600 community projects in Iowa,” said Gerry Schnepf, Keep Iowa Beautiful Executive Director. “Over 8,000 gallons of paint along with hundreds of local volunteers are helping build stronger Iowa communities through beautification.”

Apply Online

The online grant application is now open to Iowans and can be completed and submitted by February 16, 2018. Access the Paint Iowa Beautiful application at: www.keepiowabeautiful.com/grants-awards/paint-iowa-grant/

Keep Iowa Beautiful was established in 2000 by Governor Robert D. Ray and Donald F. Lamberti becoming the 23rd State Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.

About Diamond Vogel Paint

Diamond Vogel is an Iowa based, family owned company started in 1926 by Andrew Vogel. The company serves 13 states with seven manufacturing facilities and more than 65 service center outlets providing Architectural Finishes, Industrial and Original Equipment Finishes and Home Decorating Products.

About Keep Iowa Beautiful

Keep Iowa Beautiful is 501c3 charitable organization working with citizens, neighborhoods and communities in improving the vitality and cultural health of the state of Iowa. Keep Iowa Beautiful is helping build stronger communities to develop sustainable futures. Learn more at KeepIowaBeautiful.com

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