• 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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  • State Accolade Bestowed to City/County for Litter Prevention Program

    State Accolade Bestowed to City/County for Litter Prevention Program BRUNSWICK, GA (December 21, 2017) — Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation’s top Litter Prevention distinction was recently awarded to the City of Brunswick and Glynn County government for their joint Coastal Litter Prevention Program. The state’s Litter Prevention award recognizes educational and remedial efforts designed to change […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • KGIB Awarded National $10,000 Community Restoration Grant

    KGIB Awarded National $10,000 Community Restoration Grant BRUNSWICK, GA (October 4, 2017) – Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, and Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: ADR), announces the recipients of the 2017 Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants program. The Keep […]

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  • Local Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign Receives National Grant

    Local Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign Receives National Grant BRUNSWICK, GA (June 21, 2017) — Promoting cigarette litter prevention, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are launching phase IV of the public awareness campaign, THIS IS LITTER TOO. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful was recently awarded a fourth consecutive Keep America Beautiful […]

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  • KGIB Awarded $17,000 Community Recycling Bin Grant

    KGIB Awarded $17,000 Community Recycling Bin Grant Keep Golden Isles Beautiful has been awarded a Keep America Beautiful/Dr. Pepper Snapple Group public park recycling bin grant valued at over $17,000. This summer, a total of 30 bottle/can recycling bins will be placed at Golden Isles sports related parks, making it easier for sports participants and fans […]

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