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Keep Horry County Beautiful May Cleanup Projects

On April 25, 2014 in Events, General

Conway, South Carolina – There are many opportunities in May to support and get involved with Keep Horry County Beautiful. Please wear closed-toe shoes for all cleanup events.

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11 a.m.- Loris Nature Park-The Chicora Indian Tribe of South Carolina, in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful, will host a cleanup of the Loris Nature Park, located on Lions Road in Loris. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and pickup sticks will be provided. Contact Chief Clyde Strickland for more information:

chicorachiefcs@aol.com or 843-597-5504. 

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9 a.m- Port Drive Cleanup-The Harbour Towne Home Owners’ Association, in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful, will host a cleanup along Port Drive near the intersection of Highway 17 Bypass and Socastee Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and pickup sticks will be provided. Contact Rick Mills for more information: rickmills@sc.rr.com or 843-995-4090.

Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8 a.m.– Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup-Captain Smiley Fishing Charters and area businesses, in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful, will host the 3rd Annual Intracoastal Waterway Cleanup. Participants will meet at Johnny Causey Landing in Little River at 8 a.m. All are encouraged to bring their boat or kayak to join the effort. No boat, no problem! Trash bags, gloves, and pickup sticks will be provided. Participants should bring sunscreen, bug spray, a hat. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to volunteers. Contact Captain Smiley for more information at captain-smiley@sc.rr.com or 843-361-7445. 


Saturday, May 17, 2014,10 a.m.– Bucksport Road Cleanup-The Distinguished Men of Bucksport, in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful, will host a cleanup of Bucksport Road. Volunteers will meet at the James R. Frazier Community Center on Bucksport Road at 10 am. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and pickup sticks will be provided. Contact Alphonzo Sherman for more information: 843-340-5586.

Saturday, May 24, 2014,11 a.m.- Socastee Park and Yacht Basin-The Chicora Indian Tribe of South Carolina, in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful, will host a cleanup of the Socastee Park and Yacht Basin, located under the 544 Bridge off of Peachtree Road. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and pickup sticks will be provided. Contact Chief Clyde Strickland for more information: chicorachiefcs@aol.com or 843-597-5504.

The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except October and December. The next meeting is May 27, 2014, at 2:30 PM in Multi-purpose Room B of the Government and Justice Center located 1301 2nd Avenue in Conway. If you want to get involved in keeping our boat landings, waterways, parks, and roadsides beautiful and litter free throughout the year, please contact Keep Horry County Beautiful (tindalln@horrycounty.org or 915-5340).



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