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Volunteer Opportunity: Horry County Service Day 2019

The Governor’s South Carolina Floodwater Commission in cooperation with Horry County Government, the City of Conway, and the City of Loris will be sponsoring a cleanup day in Horry County on Friday, November 8, 2019. The cleanup activities include both land and waterways (boat) and will be coordinated from 4 regional work sites within the county.

The Horry County Service Day will focus on clearing drainage ditches, culverts, canals, streams and waterways in the area. The work plans include clearing trees, limbs, trash, and debris, and removing accumulated sediment. Three of the four regional work sites will include watercraft cleanup in the Waccamaw river and adjacent waterways where debris is hindering the free flow of water. Volunteers with boats/watercraft are encouraged to attend and bring their boats.

Click here to learn more and register to volunteer. 



Keep Horry County Beautiful Litter Cleanups

Conway, South Carolina – The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee announces several volunteer opportunities for people or organizations interested in assisting with upcoming litter cleanups in our community.

The Greater Burgess Community Association will hold a community cleanup Saturday, March 15, 2014. The event will begin with registration at 9 a.m. at the South Strand Recreation Center located at 9650 Scipio Lane in Myrtle Beach. Volunteers will be transported to clean up litter along community roads such as Holmestown Road, McDowell Shortcut, and Bay Road. Keep Horry County Beautiful will be assisting with safety vests, gloves, and garbage bags.

The Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors will clean up litter along the George Bishop Parkway on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Volunteers will meet at 10 a.m. at the South Carolina Real Estate Network located at 3721 Wesley Street (off George Bishop Parkway) in Myrtle Beach.

Also, on Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10 a.m., the Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee will assist the Waccamaw National Wildlife Refuge in a cleanup of an illegal dumpsite at the Cox Ferry Recreation Area located off Jackson Bluff Road in Conway.

The Carolina Forest Civic Association will be holding their Spring Cleanup on Saturday, March 29, 2014. Event registration starts at 9 a.m. at the Carolina Forest Recreation Center located at 2254 Carolina Forest Boulevard, Myrtle Beach.

Most events wrap up around noon. Cleanup supplies are provided however volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and close-toe shoes. Volunteers may also wish to bring sunscreen and/or bug spray.

For more information or to organize a cleanup event, contact the Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee at tindalln@horrycounty.org or 843-915-5340.



Clean Up Event Scheduled for Port Drive

Conway, South Carolina – The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee will assist the Harbour Towne home owners association with a local clean up event of Port Drive on Saturday, December 7, 2013, in an effort to keep our communities clean. Interested volunteers should meet at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Port Drive and Malibu Lane, located just off Hwy 17 Bypass near the intersection of Hwy 707 and Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach.    

For more information, contact Nancy Tindall with Horry County Planning & Zoning at 843-915-5340.



Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee Partners with Local Groups to Cleanup George Bishop Parkway

Conway, South Carolina - The Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee will partner with the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors and the Coastal Carolina University’s EcoReps to cleanup the George Bishop Parkway Saturday, November 9, 2013, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Volunteers will meet at the South Carolina Real Estate Network located at 3721 Wesley Street in Myrtle Beach at 9 a.m.  

The event is aiming to be one of the largest cleanups of the fall and hopes to bring many locals and students out to combat litter.  Last year, volunteers cleaned up over 1,000 pounds of trash.  Project leaders expect to exceed last year’s totals. 

For more information or to find out how to get involved, contact Heather Tenney with the Coastal Carolina Association of Realtors at 843-839-8082 or Nancy Tindall with the Keep Horry County Beautiful Committee at 843-915-7893.



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