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About GS


General Information


welcome signGateway Streetscape Foundation, Inc. (Gateway) was formed in 1991 from a Beautification Committee at the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce. Since 1993, Gateway has been a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. Gateway is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of no less than nine (9) or more then fifteen (15) Directors. A partnership between the City of Martinsville and Henry County funds the organization along with the generosity of our members and donators.

Gateway Streetscape board members and staff.

 

Mission

Gateway is committed to improving the aesthetic beauty and appeal of the Martinsville-Henry County community through the orderly planting of trees, shrubs and flowers. We further promote environmental stewardship, which includes recycling, reducing, reusing, and litter control.

Programs

Our key program areas include:

Beautification 

This program generates enhancement projects along major thoroughfares in the Martinsville-Henry County area. In order to preserve the community's investment in these horticultural projects, ongoing maintenance of these areas is overseen by this program.

Environmental 

GS About Us 2This program practices and promotes environmental stewardship in an effort to have a clean community and to preserve our natural resources. Environmental stewardship is taking responsibility for your actions that affect the environment and is a means for a more sustainable future. Actions you can take are reducing, reusing, recycling, not littering, and being a contributor to a litter clean-up event.

Take pride in your self, your community, and the environment by not littering!