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Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful welcomes spring

by kicking off the 16th annual Great American Cleanup - the country's

largest community improvement program engaging more than 4 million

volunteers in over 20,000 communities nationwide.

 

KBGIB can assist you with info and supplies!


Businesses/Groups

Join our Adopt-A Program;

join our Cigarette Waste Recycling Pilot Program;

start a recycling program - even if it is one item like paper;

promote KBGIB's off-site recycling trailer;

come to the GreenScene EcoFair on May 17th


Individuals

Clean up your adopted Roadway/Beach/Park/Spot;

organize a marsh or beach cleanup;

volunteer at the KBGIB booth for Shell-e-bration on Jekyll Island;

complete an Eagle Scout or Girl Scout project;

spruce up your yard;

join our Citizens' Litter Patrol Program;

pick up litter as you head out in your kayak or motor boat;

ask your neighbors to sign up for the City or County recycling program;

come to the Recycled TRASH Art Exhibit at the Historic Ritz Theater;

volunteer or come to the KBGIB Electronics Recycling Event on May 17th

 

SIGN UP by contacting us! 

 


 

 

Recycled TRASH Art Contest & Exhibit


Exhibit at the Ritz Theater - through April 30th


View PICTURES       View FLYER

 


 

KBGIB annual Golf


Tournament Fundraiser


MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014


- register a team


- sponsor a hole


- win an iPad Air


($10/one ticket or $25/three tickets) 


THANK YOU to the following businesses/individuals

who have already pledged to sponsor a hole at KBGIB's

largest fundraiser of the year:


Ag Hill Farms, Inc.


Alert Alarm Co.


Arrow Exterminators


Atlantic Shore Dermatology, LLC


Beachview Event Rentals and Design


Ben Slade


Bill Duckworth Tire Company


Bill Hardison State Farm


Brunswick Woman's Club


C. Jones Hooks


Dr. Darryl D. Daniel


Edward Jones - Dale McNabb


Elegant Island Living


Embassy Suites Brunswick-Golden Isles


Georgia Power Company


J.C. Strother Co.


Jekyll Island Club Hotel


Jekyll Hampton Inn & Suites


Jim Broadwell


Jody Duffy


Ken Farrell - First Glynn Bank


Liberty Roll-Offs & Recycling


Locos Grill & Pub


Marshside Grill


Mr. & Mrs. Tripp Stephens


Mr. Pete's Pecans


Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corp.


Pinova, Inc.


Seaboard Construction Co.


Southeast Georgia Health System


Spud Woodward


St. Simons Drug Company


Teamwork Services, Inc.


The Van Waters Co.


UBS - Robert Prater


Varn Wood Products


Westin Jekyll Island

 


 

KBGIB ELECTRONICS RECYCLING


Saturday, May 17


9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

Keep your old, unwanted electronics out of the landfill!

Find our volunteers ready to unload your vehicles in the

Glynn Place Mall parking lot.

 

Atlanta Recycling Solutions will have a trailer on site

to collect, transport and securely recycle residential electronics.


Records Services, Inc. will provide a shredder to securely recycle

your confidential documents.

 


NEW THIS YEAR:


FaithWorks will accept any condition of clothes,

shoes, handbags, hats, towels, wash cloths, sheets,

bedspreads, blankets, curtains, belts & remnants.


Glynn/Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team will dispose of

unused or expired prescription drugs, including pet meds.


Glynn Iron & Metal will accept scrap metal, appliances, brass,

aluminum, stainless steel & car batteries.


Interstate All Battery Center will recycle batteries.


Green Scene EcoFair - same date, inside the Mall!


KBGIB Electronics Recycling Event FLYER


Green Scene EcoFair FLYER

 

 



THANK YOU FOR BRINGING ONE FOR

THE CHIPPER ON JANUARY 4th, 2014!

Chipper

See pics of the event on our FB page!


2014 WebsiteTKU_Chipper

 



THANK YOU eBay Foundation


Social Innovation Team/GIVE Team!

 

EBay GIVE Team

(Click icon to see why KBGIB loves the ebay Foundation GIVE Team!)

 



KBGIB participates in state-wide


initiative, GA GIVES DAY!


8 Donors pledged $300.00 to KBGIB on November 13th, and we are so grateful!

Your generousity enabled KBGIB to receive a $133.00 grant made possible by

the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation and the Schermerhorn Fund.


Although November 13th was a state-wide effort to recognize the importance of

your local nonprofits, KBGIB welcomes your support any day of the year!

(Donations made via the site below will afford you with 2014 Membership benefits.)


https://gagivesday.org/c/GGD/a/kbgib


Together, we can make a difference!

  


 

KBGIB is pleased to announce the


2013-2014 Youth Advisory Council (YAC)


Brunswick High School - Eddie Jordahl, Christopher Mays, Denasia Murphy, Karizma Odom, Brea Thomas,

                                          Natalie Tindall, Travis Tindall, & Stephen Wilkes

     Frederica Academy - Margaret Fairless, Will MacArthur, Emma Thomas, & Jessica Wood

           Glynn Academy - Marving Barranco, David Bennett, Rhy Doucette, Kia Dumas, Chandler Durden,

                                          Anne Fuller, Alyssa Kim, Kate Lane, Allison Leotis, Megan Leotis, Luke Liles,

                                          Rachel Neal, Myracle Odom, Kenna Register, Josh Robinson, Megan Triplett,

                                          Tatum Trout, & Haleigh Welch

             Led by - Molly Carmical, KBGIB Board of Directors


The KBGIB YAC is comprised of Juniors and Seniors that are

interested in making a difference in our local community.  These students

complete educational training sessions via KBGIB and take part in community

service projects that help promote a cleaner and greener community.


2013 Seine1

On October 16th, KBGIB's YAC joined Driftwood Education Center staff to learn about

the ocean creatures that are affected by litter.  The following students are shown in the above photo

(names are not respective to picture):  Marving Barranco, Margaret Fairless, Eddie Jordahl, Kate Lane,

Luke Liles, Christopher Mays, Rachel Neal, Karizma Odom, Myracle Odom, Kenna Register, Joshua Robison,

Emma Thomas, Natalie Tindall, Travis Tindall, Tatum Troutt, Haleigh Welch, Stephen Wilkes, and Sean

and Colleen from the Driftwood Nature Center. Molly Carmical, volunteer YAC Leader

and KBGIB Board of Director member is taking the photograph and is not pictured.


2013 Seine5

Seining, or dragging a net with floaters and sinkers through the water, allowed the

students to catch and study critters safely at East Beach on St. Simons Island.

2013 Seine3  2013 Seine4

The KBGIB Youth Advisory Council cares about our environment!

Thank you YAC for your leadership and excellent example.

2013 Seine2

Students subsequently completed a Beach Sweep to collect the litter that directly affects

these ocean critters.  Click HERE for photos.

 


  

 Clean Sweep Award Winners


January Quarter 2014


 Profit Winner

 

Coming Soon!



Nonprofit Winner

 

Coming Soon!



5 Year Clean Sweep


Award Winners - 2013

 

 Profit Winner

5Year 2013_SeaTow

SeaTow 

 

 

Nonprofit Winner

5Year 2013_GlynnCoHistoricCourthouse

Glynn County Historic Courthouse


 


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 KBGIB, 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 KBGIB-made upcycled award.

They also receive recognition on KBGIB 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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