Des Moines--Diamond Vogel Paint and Keep Iowa Beautiful announced the grant awards for the 2017 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of public service projects throughout Iowa. The program is administered through Keep Iowa Beautiful with the paint provided by the Diamond Vogel Paint Company.
"Governor Branstad is signing a proclamation this week designating April as Keep Iowa Beautiful month and we are pleased to do our part by awarding paint to 91 community projects in Iowa," said Doug Vogel, Vice-President, Trade Marketing, of the Iowa based company. "The partnership with Keep Iowa Beautiful allows Diamond Vogel Paint to assist and work with the many local volunteers that help build stronger Iowa communities."
Gerald Schnepf, Executive Director of Keep Iowa Beautiful added, "The Paint Iowa Beautiful program helps us increase our assistance to neighborhoods, communities, historic projects and other public service organizations in improving the attractiveness and beauty of our home areas. These projects definitely improve the beauty of Iowa, its countryside and its communities."
In the 14 year partnership with KIB, Diamond Vogel has awarded over 8,922 gallons of paint for 676 community projects in Iowa.