Fort Dodge's Pride In Community Appearance will be represented in Washington D.C. next week as it receives a national award. PICA founders Jan and Phyllis Wilson will be at Keep America Beautiful's 60th National Conference on January 29 to receive their first place award. Following an application process, PICA was selected for it's efforts to "Keep Fort Dodge Beautiful" by raking, planting, painting, and mulching public areas. Jan Wilson says for the group's 20-plus volunteers, the projects never really feel like work:
PICA volunteers were able to raise over $1,400 to send the Wilsons to Washington to receive the award on behalf of the group.