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THANK YOU to our sponsors and


volunteers for making our annual


BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER


event a HUGE success!

2012 Chipper

 

RESULTS

 

Volunteers - 236


Volunteer Hours - 688


Total number of trees recycled during 2 week event - 1,889


Total TONS mulch - 28.3


SPONSORS


Republic Services, Inc.


Waste Management


Georgia Power Company


The Home Depot


Golden Isles Broadcasting


iHeart Media, Inc.


Winn Dixie stores #19, #60, #68 and #159


Georgia Forestry Commission - Glynn Co Unit


Glynn County - Public Works


The City of Brunswick - Public Works


Golden Isles Wood Products


Brunswick Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United


Boys & Girls Club of Southeast GA


Tidelands Nature Center


Marshes of Glynn Library



VOLUNTEERS


Cub Scout Pack #227


Boy Scout Troop #248


Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop #1


Boy Scout Troop #224


Boy Scout Troop #213


Marshes of Glynn Girl Scouts,


especially Girl Scout / Brownie Troop #30024


YOU, if you recycled your Christmas tree!!!


View photos of the event HERE.

 

 


 


COMMUNITY JUBILEE -


THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!


Celebrating community and honoring volunteers was the focus of Keep Golden Isles

Beautiful’s recent Community Jubilee. Guest speaker Sarah Visser, Keep Georgia

Beautiful Foundation executive director, framed the event with an inspiring message,

emphasizing the importance of community and volunteerism.

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 Ten community volunteer and partner awards were upcycled by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful staff

thanks to Monkeywrench Bicycle and Gulfstream Aerospace (they provided bicycle parts and scrap wood

destined for the landfill). These upcycled awards were presented to:

Community Partner of the Year/Non-Profit, College of Coastal Georgia;

Community Partner of the Year/Profit, Glynn Iron & Metal;

Outstanding Public Official, Commissioner Bill Brunson;

Outstanding Public Service/City Government, Emmett Head;

Outstanding Public Service/County Government, Dave Austin;

Environmental Steward of the Year, The League of Protectors;

Horizon Award, Officer Evelyn Timmons;

Shinning Star Award, Mary Kathleen and Jim Ritter;

Lynell Stapleton Volunteer of the Year, Deborah Coleman;

Bootsie Mason Award, Willis Hunter.

Pictured, back row (L-R): Ryan Hall, Lea King-Badyna (Keep Golden Isles Beautiful), Emmett Head,

Commissioner Bill Brunson, Jim Ritter, Dave Austin, Andrew Smith, Kelly Bennett (Keep Golden Isles Beautiful).

Middle Row (L-R): Sarah Visser (Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation), Alyssa Hall, Seth Hall, Deborah Coleman,

Officer Evelyn Timmons, Johnnie Sue Hunter, Mary Kathleen Ritter, Nissa Hall, Jennifer Jenkins,

Michael Fairman. Front row: Hannah Ryan.

The event was sponsored by Southeast Georgia Health System and Golden Isles Wood Products.

 


 

 

KEEP GOLDEN ISLES BEAUTIFUL


ELECTRONICS RECYCLING  EVENT


APRIL 23, 2016


JOIN US - we'll be in the parking lot of the Glynn Place Mall.

(Click HERE for 2015 photos)


TOTAL ELECTRONICS RECYCLED 2015: 36,564 lbs (192 PC's /

55 laptops / 37 LCD monitors / 92 CRT monitors / 64 TV's)


TOTAL PAPER RECYCLED 2015: 6,000 lbs


TOTAL TEXTILES RECYCLED 2015: 500 lbs


TOTAL PRESCRIPTION MEDS COLLECTED 2015: 65.6 lbs


TOTAL SCRAP METAL RECYCLED 2015: 1,680 lbs


TOTAL BATTERIES RECYCLED 2015: 1,033 lbs


TOTAL LIGHT BULBS COLLECTED 2015: 147

 


  

KEEP GOLDEN ISLES BEAUTIFUL

WINS STATE and NATIONAL AWARDS IN 2015


Thanks in part to your financial support, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful

had another banner year with 2015's projects and outreach, earning top

distinctions in both state and national standings:

 

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Keep America Beautiful Award

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful's

Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) / "This is Litter Too"

outreach campaign, earned a FIRST PLACE distinction in the

Keep America Beautiful NATIONAL network!

THANK YOU to our many supporters, partners and volunteers who

work so hard to help keep our community clean and green!

 

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DOWNLOAD YOUR OWN "THIS IS LITTER TOO" SIGN HERE!!!

 

Keep Georgia Beautiful Award

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful placed SECOND

in the Affiliate of the Year category within Georgia's Keep America

Beautiful network for affiliates of our geographic size!


(Not to toot our own horn, but did we mention that

we won FIRST PLACE IN THE NATION

for our Cigarette Litter Prevention Program?)




KBGIB'S BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER

EVENT A COMMUNITY SUCCESS

Thank you to the 238 volunteers that worked a total of 752 hours

to help keep 1,882 trees out of the landfill!

KBGIB recognizes the following organizations and businesses

for helping to make this event possible:

Blythe Island Chipper Crew

Boy Scout Troop/Pack #1

Boy Scout Troop #211

Boy Scout Troop #213

Boy Scout Troop #224

Boy Scout Troop #227

Boy Scout Troop #248

Brunswick High School NJROTC

City of Brunswick Public Works

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United

Georgia Power Company Chipper Crew

Girl Scout/Brownie Troop #30024

Glynn County Public Works

Golden Isles Broadcasting

Golden Isles Wood Products

iHeartMedia, Inc.

Southland Waste Systems

The Home Depot - Brunswick

Tidelands Nature Center Staff

Waste Management

Winn Dixie Store #159 (Hwy 341)

Winn Dixie Store #19 (SSI)

Winn Dixie Store #60 (Glynn Avenue)

Winn Dixie Store #68 (Exit 29)

Y-O-U for contributing financially in 2014

To see Bring One for the Chipper photos, click HERE.

  


 

 

Clean Sweep Award Winners


October Quarter 2015


 

Profit Winner 

Clean Sweep 2015_4th Quarter for Profit_Coastal Eye Care Clinic

Coastal Eye Care LLC


Nonprofit Winner

Clean Sweep 2015_4th Quarter Nonprofit_UGA Marine Extension Service GA Sea Grant

UGA Marine Extension Service


 

5 Year Clean Sweep


Award Winners - 2015

 

 Profit Winner

 Clean Sweep 2015_5Year Award for Profit_City Market

City Market

 

 

Nonprofit Winner

Clean Sweep 2015_5Year Award for Nonprofit_Signature Squares of Brunswick 

Signature Squares of Brunswick


 


Do you notice when a business or nonprofit organization

keeps their premises clean and attractive?  We invite Y-O-U

to nominate them for a CLEAN SWEEP AWARD!


CONTACT US


Nominations are considered and voted upon by a 7-member

committee made up of people from various community sectors.


Quarterly and 5-Year Awards are presented by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful,

the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce and The Brunswick News


Judging Criteria:

- streets, gutters, and surrounding areas are kept clean of litter and debris;

- dumpster areas in back are kept clean of litter and debris;

- beautification efforts evident including flowers, vegetation,

weeded sidewalks, premises mowed and well-maintained;

- ash receptacles present on the outside premises to collect cigarette litter.


Quarterly Award Winners receive recognition in front of their peers

at a Chamber meeting and receive a Keep Golden Isles Beautiful-made upcycled

award.  They also receive recognition on Keep Golden Isles Beautiful

social media sites as well as in the Brunswick News.


YOU can help reward a business or nonprofit that goes the extra mile!

 

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