The mural on the Italian Independent Social Club in downtown Connellsville, PA, created by Pittsburgh artist Jeremy Raymer through a commission by the Fayette County Cultural Trust.
Southwestern PA Scenic Awards
About the Awards Beginning in August of 2019, Scenic Pittsburgh created the Southwestern PA Scenic Awards program to recognize excellence in preservation, enhancement, and promotion of scenic resources in the region. We hope that the example provided by the award winners can help other communities in making the most of their own scenic resources. - and keeping southwestern Pennsylvania beautiful for us all.
Our First Award Recipient The recipient of our very first Scenic Award is the city of Connellsville, PA, which will receive the Award for Community Scenic Achievement during a ceremony Wednesday, October 16, 5 p.m. in front of the mural at the Italian Independent Social Club on West Crawford Avenue in Connellsville. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will take place at the Connellsville Canteen on West Crawford Avenue. The public is invited to attend.
To nominate a community, group or individual for a Scenic Award, click a category below.
Award for Community Scenic Achievement Given to a western Pennsylvania community that has demonstrated a consistent, long-term, and visionary commitment to protecting and promoting their scenic resources.
Award for Scenic Conservation Given to a business, nonprofit or government group or groups based in western Pennsylvania who have demonstrated a consistent, long-term, and visionary commitment to protecting and promoting the region’s scenic resources.
Scenic Steward Recognition Award Given to an individual who lives and works in the western Pennsylvania region who has shown a consistent and visionary commitment to protecting and promoting the region’s scenic resources.
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