CityScape Presents Beautification Awards at Virtual Ceremony

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown CityScape has presented its 2020 Beautification Awards to 20 area residents, honoring them for improving the look of the communities around them.

The awards were presented at a virtual ceremony and a slideshow of honored projects can be found on CityScape’s Facebook page.

“Each year, we recognize the effort, creativity, and pride that those in the community display with their property. It may be a multimillion dollar development or simply an exceptionally beautiful lawn in a neighborhood. CityScape’s awards are a way for us to recognize the energy in our city and 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, in a statement.

Westside Bowl won the Beautification Award in the business category, while Oak Hill Neighborhood Association, First Unitarian Universalist Church and Helping Hands Ministries won in the community category.

Taking home awards in the residential category were:

  • Cynthia Rickard
  • Felipe Soto
  • Juan Torres
  • Sarah Fenton
  • Norm Cappitte
  • Robert and Lisa Demain
  • Patricia Coney
  • Richard Poole
  • Paul and Dorphine Peace
  • Betty Myers
  • Eric Jones
  • Mary Crock
  • George and La Phaun Bennet
  • Nancy Heck
  • Simon and Florin Ciuhulescu

Pictured: Youngstown CityScape presents Patricia Coney with her Beautification Award honoring the work she’s done at her home.

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