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Conway, South Carolina – The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee announces a volunteer opportunity for people or organizations interested in participating with upcoming litter cleanups and celebrations in our community. Trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and trash grabbers will be provided.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 – Green Our Globe Fest-11 a.m. – 2 p.m.- Join Keep Horry County Beautiful as we raise awareness regarding recycling, waste reduction, and sustainability with the Horry County Solid Waste Authority (SWA). The event will be held at the SWA’s administrative offices located at 1886 Hwy 90 in Conway. Email Victoria Johnson for more information.
Saturday, April 2, 2016 – Sanford D. Cox Park-South Strand Lions Club will clean up litter at the Sanford D. Cox Park in Garden City. Volunteers should meet at the park located on Elizabeth Drive in Garden City. Email Maxine Montague for more information.
Friday, April 8, 2016 – Baby Animal Day – 10:00 a.m. Keep Horry County Beautiful will participate in Baby Animal Day at the Playcard Environmental Education Center located at 10729 Highway 19 West in Loris. Email Ben Abercrombie for more information.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, April 8-10, 2016 –Carolina Forest Blvd, River Oaks Drive & International Drive – Join the Beautify Carolina Forest group at 8 a.m. at the Carolina Forest Recreation Center located at 2254 Carolina Forest Blvd in Myrtle Beach. Email Richard Skrip for more information.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 – Intracoastal Waterway Riversweep – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join area residents at the Johnny Causey Landing located at 2111 Little River Neck Road in Little River. Email Patrick Kelley for more information.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 – Market Common Great American Cleanup – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Keep Horry County Beautiful will join the City of Myrtle Beach Planning Department at The Market Common Community Garden located at the corner of Pampas Drive & Myers Avenue to clean up the Market Common District. Email Diane Moskow-McKenzie for more information.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 – Earth Day @ The Bay – 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Keep Horry County Beautiful will participate in Ocean Bay Middle School’s annual Earth Day at The Bay event. This event is geared toward youth and helping them learn more about how to protect the environment. Come out to Ocean Bay Middle School for a fun day!
Saturday, April 16, 2016 – Ronald McNair Boulevard, Dick Scobee Road & Christa McAuliffe Street – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Keep Horry County Beautiful will join area residents to cleanup roadside litter. Contact Janice Dowe at 843-236-4115 for more information. A meeting location has not yet been determined, visit us on Facebook for more information.
Sunday, April 17, 2016 – West Cox Ferry Road – 11 a.m. – until… - The Hammock Club of Coastal Carolina University in partnership with Keep Horry County Beautiful will cleanup West Cox Ferry Road. The group will meet behind the Huddle House located at 3503 Hwy 544. Contact Cyler Chiang for more information: (843) 521-0676.
Saturday, April 22, 2016 – Palmetto Pointe Boulevard - 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.- Keep Horry County Beautiful will assist with a cleanup of Palmetto Pointe Boulevard. Volunteers will meet at Palmetto Pointe Apartments on Carnegie Avenue in Myrtle Beach. Safety vests, gloves, garbage bags, and trash grabbers will be available for the cleanup. For further information, please email Amanda Warren.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 – Enterprise Boat Landing Cleanup - 1 p.m. The Winyah Sierra Club will be hosting a cleanup of the boat landing located at the end of Bay Road and Enterprise Road in Socastee. Email Jane Oschenbein for more information.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 – Boat Landing Cleanup - For information about cleanups at other area boat landings, email April O’Leary.
The next meeting of the Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee is April 26, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. in Multipurpose Room B of the Government and Justice Center located 1301 2nd Avenue in Conway. If you would like 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 (email or 915-5340).
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