Annual KBGIB Golf Tournament Fundraiser (flyer)
May 4, 2015
4-player scramble at The Brunswick Country Club
11:30 - 12:45 am - LUNCH
1:00 pm - SHOTGUN START
Can't play? You can still help - register as a hole sponsor for only $75!
Early sponsorship = more publicity
Call 912-279-1490 or email
KBGIB WINS STATE and NATIONAL AWARDS IN 2014
KBGIB had a banner year with 2014's activities, programming, projects and
outreach, earning top distinctions in both state and national standings:
Keep Georgia Beautiful Award
KBGIB placed SECOND in the Affiliate of the Year category within Georgia's
Keep America Beautiful network for affiliates of our geographic size!
Keep America Beautiful Award
The KBGIB / UGA Marine Extension Service / Georgia Sea Grant
Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) effort, This is Litter Too
outreach campaign, earned a THIRD place distinction in the Keep America
Beautiful national network! KBGIB accepted the award and a
$500 prize check at January's Keep America Beautiful
national convention in Washington, DC. Additionally,
KBGIB applied for and received a KAB travel scholarship
to pay for airfare, hotel and travel costs.
THANK YOU to the many KBGIB supporters, partners and volunteers who
work so hard to help keep our community clean and green!
DOWNLOAD YOUR OWN "THIS IS LITTER TOO" SIGN HERE!!!
(Not to toot our own horn, but did we mention that
we won a third place national distinction
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
Southland Waste Systems
The Home Depot - Brunswick
Tidelands Nature Center Staff
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.
Recycling At the Park Made Easier
to be awarded the national KAB/Dr. Pepper-Snapple public park recycling
grant. This summer a total of 26 new bottle/can recycle bins were placed in
Glynn County and City of Brunswick public parks, making it easier for
visitors and residents to recycle when spending time relaxing and
having fun in our community's public spaces.
KBGIB participates in state-wide
initiative, GA GIVES DAY!
Donors can visit the website below all year long to pledge to their favorite
non-profit organization - and we hope it's Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful!
Although November 13th is 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 be recognized as a 2015 KBGIB Partner.)
Together, we can make a difference!
KBGIB Wins National Contest
In TerraCycle's "Operation Upcycle," KBGIB came out on top, winning
this national upcycling contest. KBGIB crafted pop top award ribbons for the
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities / KBGIB student Recycle TRASH Art Exhibit.
Not only did these distinctive award ribbons receive national attention,
they also were a big hit at the local art exhibit.
KBGIB ELECTRONICS RECYCLING A
"WIN" FOR GLYNN COUNTY
Atlanta Recycling Solutions had a trailer on site to collect,
transport and securely recycle residential electronics.
TOTAL ELECTRONICS RECYCLED: 37,582 lbs.
Records Services, Inc. provided a shredder to securely recycle
your confidential documents.
TOTAL PAPER RECYCLED: 14,750 lbs.
FaithWorks accepted any condition of clothes,
shoes, handbags, hats, towels, wash cloths, sheets,
bedspreads, blankets, curtains, belts & remnants.
TOTAL TEXTILES RECYCLED: 750 lbs.
Glynn/Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team disposed of
unused or expired prescription drugs, including pet meds.
TOTAL PRESCRIPTION MEDS COLLECTED: 75 lbs.
Glynn Iron & Metal will accept scrap metal, appliances, brass,
aluminum, stainless steel & car batteries.
TOTAL SCRAP METAL RECYCLED: 2,560 lbs.
Interstate All Battery Center recycled batteries.
TOTAL BATTERIES RECYCLED: 965 lbs.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Next Electronics & More Recycling Event
AND Green Scene EcoFair - April 25, 2015
Clean Sweep Award Winners
October Quarter 2014
Eagles Pointe Apartments
5 Year Clean Sweep
Award Winners - 2014
The Coastal Bank of Georgia - Scranton Connector
College Place United Methodist Church
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!
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
- 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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