• BB&T and KGIB Partner for Community Fall Paper Shred Event

    BB&T and KGIB Partner for Community Fall Paper Shred Event BRUNSWICK, GA (September 28, 2018) – Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and local BB&T branches are partnering to host a community paper shred event on Saturday, October 20th. The FREE event will be held 10AM-2PM at BB&T branches on St. Simons (1709 Frederica Road) and Brunswick […]

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  • Eleventh Annual Community Beach Sweep Slated for GA/FL Football Weekend

    Eleventh Annual Community Beach Sweep Slated for GA/FL Football Weekend BRUNSWICK, GA (September 27, 2018) – Organizers of the eleventh annual “GA/FL Football Weekend Community Beach Sweep” are seeking volunteers to help with the community litter removal endeavor. On the morning of Saturday, October 27th, community members and volunteers will assist officials in removing St. […]

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  • School Recycling Challenge Focuses on Non-traditional Recycling and Community Stewardship

    School Recycling Challenge Focuses on Non-traditional Recycling and Community Stewardship BRUNSWICK, GA (September 17, 2018) – Reducing landfill waste is the focus of the annual Keep Golden Isles Beautiful 2018 School Recycling Challenge and the public is invited to support local schools in this October 8-19 endeavor. Public schools, private schools, home school associations and institutions […]

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  • KGIB Receives Georgia Power Donation for Safety Vests

    KGIB Receives Georgia Power Donation for Safety Vests BRUNSWICK, GA (August 28, 2018) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful recently received a $1,500 donation from Georgia Power for the purchase of volunteer safety vests. The safety vests will be used by Adopt-A-Highway and Special Cleanup volunteers who work diligently to help keep the Golden Isles clean, […]

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  • Second Quarter Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Second Quarter Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented The Clean Sweep Award recognizes local businesses and non-profit organizations for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises. Brunswick Landing Marina has been selected as the 2018 second quarter for profit recipient, while the International Seafarers’ Center receives the non-profit distinction. Selected by a panel of community […]

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  • Cigarette Litter Prevention “Coasts” into Coastal Georgia for August 24th Event

    Cigarette Litter Prevention “Coasts” into Coastal Georgia for August 24th Event BRUNSWICK, GA (August 03, 2018) – In the continued promotion of cigarette litter prevention, the GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY “drink coaster outreach effort” coasts into local pubs and restaurants on August 24th. Using GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY branded drink coasters, participating […]

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  • KGIB Offering Two Volunteer Site Leader Training Sessions

    KGIB Offering Two Volunteer Site Leader Training Sessions  BRUNSWICK, GA (July 25, 2018) – Make a difference in the Golden Isles as a volunteer Site Leader at Keep Golden Isles Beautiful community cleanup events. Site leaders represent KGIB at organized cleanups and give direction, distribute supplies, register volunteers and provide staff with post-cleanup reports. KGIB […]

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  • Coastal Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign Installs Cigarette Receptacles

    Coastal Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign Installs Cigarette Receptacles (BRUNSWICK, GA, June 5, 2018) — Promoting cigarette litter prevention, the GEORIGA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY coast-wide educational initiative is installing cigarette receptacles in public spaces near water bodies throughout Georgia’s coastal region. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are […]

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  • Coastal Georgia Cigarette Litter Prevention Effort Underway

    COASTAL GEORGIA CIGARETTE LITTER PREVENTION EFFORT UNDERWAY BRUNSWICK, GA (May 21, 2018) — In an unprecedented effort, entities in Georgia’s six coastal counties have joined together to battle the nation’s number one most littered item: cigarette butts. Providing comprehensive coverage of Georgia’s coastal area, Tybee Clean Beach Volunteers, the City of Tybee Island, Keep Savannah […]

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  • 2018 KGIB Clean and Green Golf Tournament Winners Announced

    2018 KGIB Clean and Green Golf Tournament Winners Announced BRUNSWICK, GA (May 15, 2018) — The tenth annual Keep Golden Isles Beautiful clean and green golf tournament held recently at the Brunswick Country Club raised funds supporting programs, projects and initiatives to keep the Golden Isles clean, green and beautiful. Winners included: 1st place – […]

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