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More awards presented from our Earth Day Art Auction Event.  Many, many thanks to Aaron Wilson from WIFR for always generating his time to be our emcee and to Fred Hadley for continuing to be a longtime volunteer for KNIB.  We appreciate you so much!!
Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Posted by Keep Northern Illinois Beautiful

Posted on June 3, 2021





More awards presented from our Earth Day Art Auction Event. Many, many thanks to Aaron Wilson from WIFR for always generating his time to be our emcee and to Fred Hadley for continuing to be a longtime volunteer for KNIB. We appreciate you so much!!

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Fall Clothing Drive

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KNIB Golf Play Day

KNIB Golf Play Day

KNIB is hosting a Golf Play Day at Timber Pointe Golf Club in Poplar Grove, IL. Shotgun start is at 9:00 am. Registration opens at 8:00 am. Food, prizes & live music! Sign up or sponsor today!

August 24, 2021

Mud Volleyball

Mud Volleyball

Mud Volleyball is 40 years old this year! This is a signature event in the Stateline area. Get your friends together to have fun playing as a team! Team captains sign up your team, choose 3 names for your team in case another is in use and get ready to have fun.Click on tickets or go to either www.knib.org or www.mudvolleyballknib.org and you are set to go for and an exciting fun day.

July 21, 2021

We are gearing up for Mud Volleyball 2021! Teams from all over compete for the bragging rights of being the Mud Winners. Be a part of something BIG! Register a team. Sponsor. Volunteer. knib.org.

July 8, 2021

Our Medication Collection was very successful! It was a great collaborative effort from everyone involved at each of the 4 locations. Thank you to all who participated!+9

June 23, 2021


June 21, 2021

FRIENDS:Keep Northern IL Beautiful is in need of volunteers for Mud Volleyball. This is our biggest fundraiser to date. The event is Saturday, August 7. All volunteer jobs are fairly easy and offer shifts to choose from. The jobs start as early as 6:30 am to park cars, checking in players during the morning as they arrive, trash pick up while riding a gator, set-up, tear down and a few jobs in between. The event should end around 6 pm.Free t-shirts for volunteers too! Go to knib.org and click on I Want To Volunteer or call Roxanne at 815-637-1343.Please share! Bring friends!KEEP NORTHERN ILLINOIS BEAUTIFULFundraiserRockford · VolunteerApply Now

June 21, 2021


June 17, 2021

Giving out the last Earth Day Award to Behr Iron & Metals - An Alter Company. Thank you for ALL that you do!!

June 11, 2021

CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! We have a huge need for volunteers for Mud Volleyball on August 7 at Riverside Park, 100 River St, Roscoe. Multiple shifts available starting at 6:30am. Free volunteer t-shirt included! Music all day provided by Power 106. Come join the fun and help out a good cause at the same time! Call 815-637-1343 * knib.org * mudvolleyballknib.orgKEEP NORTHERN ILLINOIS BEAUTIFULMud Volleyball VolunteerRockford · VolunteerApply Now

June 10, 2021

Just a reminder that this Saturday , June 12, is our Medication Collection! Drop off your meds whether prescription or not, including pet meds and mercury thermometers at one of 4 locations. (We can't accept meds at either KNIB location.) Go to KNIB.org to find a location near you! Sorry no sharps.

June 8, 2021

KNIB at Klehm Garden Fair. Beautiful weather, lot of great plants. Come visit us!

June 5, 2021

Do you know of a recent high school graduate in the Northern Illinois area who is in need of a scholarship? If so, go to www.knib.org and click on the Golf Play Day button. Then click on Apply for the Scholarship. Don't miss out!

June 1, 2021

Congratulations to B103 for winning the Environmental Group Steward of the Year award from our Earth Day Art Awards event! We appreciate all of their efforts in continuing to support KNIB!

May 28, 2021

This weekend we honor our fallen soldiers. Should you have an old flag that needs to be retired, please bring it to KNIB during the month of June and we will make sure they are retired properly during an official flag burning ceremony.

May 26, 2021