• Tree Buddy Volunteers Recognized

    Tree Buddy Volunteers Recognized  BRUNSWICK, GA (December 10, 2018) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and Glynn County public works recently recognized KGIB Tree Buddy volunteers with a celebration of their effort. Tree Buddy volunteers agreed to water one of 52 replacement live oak trees, three times a week, 15 gallons of water each time, for […]

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  • KGIB Receives State Honors

     KGIB Receives State Honors BRUNSWICK, GA (December 10, 2018) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful was awarded three prestigious honors at the recent Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation awards luncheon in Macon. KGIB was recognized in the 78-affiliate state network with the Waste Reduction and Recycling Award (non-profit) for the Is Trash Really Trash 3rd grade education […]

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  • 2018 School Recycling Challenge a Success

    2018 School Recycling Challenge a Success BRUNSWICK, GA (November 8, 2018) — With the goal of reducing waste, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s 2018 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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  • Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed

    Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed BRUNSWICK, GA (October 24, 2018) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful recently presented Nahunta Elementary fifth grader Marissa Rogers with its “Coastal Visionary” art award, a unique art supply caddy created from upcycled items. Selected from the CoastFest student art contest, Marissa’s creation, a fanciful whale tail, uses an old board, […]

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  • Third Quarter Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Third 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. Georgia Sea Grill has been selected as the 2018 third quarter for profit recipient, while the HIS Ministries receives the non-profit distinction. Selected by a panel of community members, […]

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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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  • 2018 First Quarter Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    2018 First 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. Ocean Motion Surf Company (Ocean Blvd location) has been selected as the 2018 first quarter for profit recipient, while the Safe Harbor Children’s Center (Gloucester St location) receives […]

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  • KGIB Volunteers Honored for Community Service

    KGIB Volunteers Honored for Community Service Celebrating community and honoring volunteers was the focus of Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s recent Volunteer Recognition Luncheon. Ten community volunteer and partner awards were presented: Community Partner of the Year/Non-Profit, St. Simons Presbyterian Church Community Partner of the Year/Profit, Coastal Greenery, Inc. Outstanding Public Official, Commissioner Richard Strickland Outstanding […]

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  • Local Cigarette Litter Awareness Program Recognized as Top in Nation 

    Local Cigarette Litter Awareness Program Recognized as Top in Nation BRUNSWICK, GA (February 16, 2018) – The joint cigarette litter prevention outreach program, THIS IS LITTER TOO, by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant was recently recognized as TOP in the nation at the Keep America […]

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  • Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented BRUNSWICK, GA (January 17, 2018) – Five local businesses and organizations have been recognized for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises: The Rose & Vine and International Longshoremen’s Association received “Clean Sweep” awards for the fourth quarter of 2017; Coastal Greenery, Inc., and St. Ignatius Episcopal Church were […]

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