About the Ardmore Beautification Council, Inc.

The Ardmore Beautification Council, Inc., began as a committee of the Chamber of Commerce in March 1989. They became a 501(c)(3), private, non-profit, operating foundation in September 1995. They work through a board of trustees, active committee members, and a host of community volunteers. Join their volunteer effort to beautify and improve our community.

Goals & Objectives


Develop a strong council and with our community partners make Ardmore the most vital city through:

  • Beautification and community improvement
  • Litter prevention
  • Impacting the minimization of solid waste management on the community


Develop programs and expand new ideas that will serve Ardmore.


Develop a comprehensive beautification and environmental program to implement throughout our local school systems, starting with kindergarten and continuing through public education into adulthood.


Develop and acquire information individuals and groups can use pertaining to the environment and community beautification and  improvement.


Promote ABC programs and projects through timely publicity, giving credit to the individuals and groups involved

Board of Trustees

Mita Bates

Dixie Harper

Barbara Hisey

Julie Kenega

Kay Laske

Ann McMillin

Laurel McCulloh

Betty Nelson Parkerson

Barbara Santee

Janice Sappington

Regina Turrentine

Melissa Legg Walker

Becky Ward

Kay Watson


Arline Guthary, Trustee Emeritus