KMB News and Events

UPCOMING EVENTS
  • Bring One for the Chipper Tree Recycling 
  • 8th Annual Oyster Roast & BBQ Fundraiser Feb 17, 2018
NEWS AND UPDATES
  • "Community Recycling Event" results
  • RED, WHITE and GREEN Wine Tasting and New APB Sponsors
  • 2017 Recycled Art Challenge WINNERS
  • KMB Wins First Place in State-Wide Awards Program
MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL!

UPCOMING EVENTS

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BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER Treecycling

​Recycle your Natural Christmas Tree into mulch!

Drop off your undecorated real tree Dec. 26 – Jan. 10 at one of these convenient locations in McIntosh County:  Bi-Lo in Darien; Eulonia ParkWebster’s Christmas Tree Farm, Hwy 99 in Meridian 

Put your tree to good use and keep it out of our landfill
 
Sponsored by Keep McIntosh Beautiful and Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation
 Thanks to our partner Coastal Electric Member Coop and site partners above
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!  

8th Annual Oyster Roast and BBQ Fundraiser

​Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018   5 - 8 pm
Hudson Creek Lodge


  • Entertainment by MICHAEL HULETT
  • SILENT AUCTION with something for everyone
  • RAFFLE OF 75 LBS of SHRIMP from Shell Creek Seafood
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$45 PER PERSON, includes Oysters, Bar-B-Q Dinner, Dessert and Beer & Wine Open Bar

BUY TICKETS online at www.keepmcintoshbeautiful.com using PayPal or credit card; Darien-McIntosh County Visitor's Center (Darien Mall); Turnip Greens Market-Darien and from any Keep McIntosh Beautiful Board member

BE THERE! 

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NEWS & UPDATES


​2017 McIntosh Recycled Art Challenge 

Sponsored by Keep McIntosh Beautiful & McIntosh Art Association


This is a great display of creativity using recycled, salvaged and found materials to make beautiful and interesting art and holiday decor. Thanks to all those who entered some amazing creations and congratulations to our winners! 

on exhibit through JANUARY 8, 2018, Old Jail Art Center  

FIRST PLACE: Ellen Wyatt, "Handmade Books"  SECOND PLACE: Anne B. Jones and Vernon Hurley "Christmas Heron"  THIRD PLACE: Linda Humphries "High Fidelity Christmas"  HONORABLE MENTION: Theresa & Graham Prescott "Nativigloo"

Thanks also to local businesses Sugar Marsh Cottage, and Doodlebug's Flower and Gift Shop for donating gift certificate prizes  

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​KMB's Annual Community Recycling Day
THANKS to all who participated on Nov. 18 by dropping off items and materials for reuse and recycling instead of sending to the landfill!  

In all, we:

COLLECTED
1,560 lbs of electronics and household goods
4 tube TV's 
2,680 lbs of mixed metals
35 cfl bulbs and 70 flourescent tube lights
67.5 lbs of single alkaline batteries

SHREDDED 1800 lbs of paper (more than double from last year)

Keep up the good work!  And remember that if you haven't signed up yet for free curbside recycling for all Darien and McIntosh County residents, all it takes is calling 912-437-6671 to get started!

A big thank you to our partners Goodwill of Southeast Georgia, Waste Management, Glynn Iron and Metal and Record Services



We had a great turn-out for the RED, WHITE & GREEN Wine Tasting Dec. 7 at Waterfront Wine and Gourmet, to benefit KMB's Abandoned Buildings Program (ABP).  Thanks to all who were there, and to our new ABP sponsors:  Optim Healthcare, Seaboard Real Estate, Coastal Properties of Georgia and Braun Properties 

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KMB Abandoned Buildings Program Receives Keep Georgia Beautiful Award

KMB's Abandoned Buildings Program was recently honored by Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation.  KMB received FIRST PLACE in the Community Beautification category in their Annual Awards Program.  The award recognizes the efforts of any non-profit group in Georgia to improve, beautify, and preserve the quality of life in their community. 

​KMB Executive Director Julie Sowell (center) attended the Annual Awards Luncheon Nov. 30 in Atlanta to accept the award.  Pictured with her are (left) Natalie Johnston-Russell, KGBF Executive Director, and Michael Power, President, KGBF Board of Directors


SUPPORT Keep McIntosh Beautiful and a clean, green, beautiful community by clicking on any of the links below
  
  Thank you!  Together, we are making a difference! 


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Thank you to our members, friends, volunteers, supporters and sponsors for all the ways you make McIntosh County a better place to live, work, play and visit

​Wishing you the gifts of peace, joy, wonder and all the blessings of this holiday season 

Keep McIntosh Beautiful