• New Year’s Day Beach Sweep Slated

    New Year’s Day Beach Sweep Slated BRUNSWICK, GA (December 11, 2017) – Ring in the New Year, welcome in a clean and green 2018 and make a difference at the same time – join in Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s New Year’s Day beach sweep!  Volunteers meet at the St. Simons Island Old Coast Guard Station […]

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  • Ultimate Christmas Tree Contest Winners Announced

    Ultimate Christmas Tree Contest Winners Announced Kicking off Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling campaign, The Home Depot in Brunswick recently awarded five local Boys and Girls Club members live Christmas trees of their very own. To promote the Chipper effort, the students participated in an art contest […]

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  • Christmas Tree Recycling Effort Continues Golden Isles Holiday Tradition 

    Christmas Tree Recycling Effort Continues Golden Isles Holiday Tradition  BRUNSWICK, GA (November 21, 2017) – A Golden Isles holiday tradition continues with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling campaign. On January 6, 2018 from 9AM-1PM, volunteers will be on hand to assist with tree drop-offs at The Home Depot, […]

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  • 2017 School Recycling Challenge a Success

    2017 School Recycling Challenge a Success BRUNSWICK, GA (November 9, 2017) — With the goal of reducing waste, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s 2017 School Recycling Challenge did just that. This fall, eleven local schools took part in the Challenge to collect non-traditional items for recycling. By collecting items not accepted in local curbside recycling programs, […]

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  • KGIB Tree Buddy Program Volunteers Needed

    KGIB Tree Buddy Program Volunteers Needed BRUNSWICK, GA (November 3, 2017) – Make a difference and be part of a project that will benefit Golden Isles generations to come – participate in Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s “Tree Buddy” program. With the replanting of 40 new live oak trees to replace those lost to Hurricane Matthew, […]

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  • Community Orchard Coming to Brunswick’s Howard Coffin Park

    Community Orchard Coming to Brunswick’s Howard Coffin Park BRUNSWICK, GA (October 26, 2017) — A new community orchard will soon be planted inside of Brunswick’s Howard Coffin Park thanks to a Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation Community Orchards Grant secured by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful (KGIB). Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful and UPS, Community Orchards Grants […]

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  • Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed

    Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed BRUNSWICK, GA  (October 23, 2017) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful recently presented Brunswick High School tenth grader Verna Li with its “Coastal Visionary” art award, a unique art supply caddy created from upcycled items. Selected from the CoastFest student art contest, Verna’s painting, a fanciful swirling of night and day intermixed […]

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  • New County Litter Enforcement Vehicle Unveiled

    New County Litter Enforcement Vehicle Unveiled BRUNSWICK, GA (October 19, 2017) — Glynn County’s commitment to litter reduction is shown in the addition of a new code enforcement officer specifically targeting litter/illegal dumping and a new code enforcement vehicle. The new litter truck showcases Glynn County’s natural areas and serves as a mobile education and […]

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  • Third Quarter Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Third Quarter Clean Sweep Awards Presented BRUNSWICK, GA (October 18, 2017) — The Clean Sweep Award recognizes local businesses and non-profit organizations for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises. Michael Harris TEAM Realtor has been selected as the 2017 third quarter for-profit recipient, while the The Well receives the non-profit distinction. Selected by […]

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  • Volunteer Makes Trash Can Donation

    Volunteer Makes Trash Can Donation BRUNSWICK, GA (October 17, 2017) — Local Starbucks employee Sam Rumph helps the community by picking up litter in his spare time. These volunteer hours continue making a difference via the Starbucks volunteer donation program – for 100 hours of volunteer time, Starbucks makes a $1,000 donation to a directed […]

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