Nominations sought for 2021 Beautification, Heroes awards


The City of Redlands invites nominations for the City’s 2021 Beautification and Redlands Heroes Awards. Winners will be honored at the State of the City event at noon on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the University of Redlands Orton Center, 1200 E. Colton Ave.

More than one winner may be selected for the Beautification Award, which will recognize non-residential buildings and facilities within the City of Redlands that capture outstanding landscape, cleanliness and curb appeal.

Award recipients will be judged on the building exteriors for architectural design, sustainable design, general maintenance, landscaping, screening of utilities, building improvements, historical preservation, adaptive reuse and parking lot beautification.

Redlands Heroes Awards will be presented to individuals and organizations residing or based in the City of Redlands who have performed voluntary activities that address a community need or enhance the quality of life for Redlands residents and demonstrate acts of generosity and kindness. The nomination should reflect a meaningful commitment of time and service by the nominee.

Nomination forms are available on the City’s website at; in the City Clerk’s Office, 35 Cajon St.; Redlands Chamber of Commerce, 47 N. First St.; A.K. Smiley Public Library, 125 W. Vine St.; Joslyn Senior Center, 21 Grant St.; or at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. All nominations must be received by 3 p.m. Thursday, July 22.