Jackson Heights Beautification Group
The Jackson Heights Beautification Group (JHBG) is a grassroots organization that has served the Jackson Heights neighborhood for over two decades. Its members live and work in Jackson Heights and seek to make it the best neighborhood in New York City. The JHBG website states:
- The JHBG supports high standards; preservation; local pride; diversity; inclusion; cleanliness; greenery; civility; local schools, institutions, and merchants; and anything that enhances Jackson Heights.
- The JHBG opposes litter; crime; pollution; disorder; intolerance; landmark violations; noise; and apathy.
Programs of the JHBG
- Friends of Travers Park - caring for and improving Travers Park
- Garden Club website
- Green Agenda for Jackson Heights
- Jackson Heights Canine Recreation Wonderland (JHCREW) - 69th street dog run
JHBG was founded in 1988 by Mike Crowley, who served as the organization's first president.
The JHBG provides a range of volunteer opportunities including gardening, parade and music event organizing, and neighborhood cleanups. Those interested in working with the JHBG should contact the Jackson Heights Beautification Group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
-  Citation from Queens Buzz on September 2, 2017