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2017 KMB Scholarship Application

McIntosh County Academy seniors and graduates of MCA currently enrolled in an accredited college, university, technical school or other institution of higher education are eligible to apply for the Keep McIntosh Beautiful Scholarship. NOTE: applicants must also submit evidence of their participation in one or more environmental activities or projects during the 2016-17 academic year. See application for additional details.
The scholarship amount of $500 can be applied to tuition, books and other educational expenses.

Download the PDF here.

 
Application deadline is April 28, 2017.

Visit our Facebook page for some great snapshots form the 2017 KMB Oyster Roast!

CLICK HERE!

Or display from our site by clicking here!

Thanks so very much to Bob Claxton for the photography work!

Our Newsletter is now online.

See Our Newsletter

Information on 2017 Oyster Roast, Raffle Tickets and more can be seen on our current KMB Newsletter!

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Keep McIntosh Beautiful launches new program to assist with demolition and removal of abandoned buildings in Darien and McIntosh County.  

CLICK HERE to learn more and get an application.

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GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP 2017

This spring through fall 2017 Keep McIntosh Beautiful is once again be participating in The Great American Clean Up sponsored by our parent organization Keep America Beautiful. 

This year’s theme “Clean Your Block Party” means getting together with friends, neighbors, co-workers or others for a cleanup or other project in your neighborhood, at your church or where you work, that will make McIntosh County a cleaner, greener and more beautiful place to live, work and play.

KMB will help by providing all the information you need for a successful project, and can provide trash bags, trash grabbers and water.

CLICK HERE to learn more, get a project guide and get started!

Send photos of your project in progress or completed to director@keepmcintoshbeautiful.com  We’ll post them on our website and social media.

 MARCH GREEN THUMB AWARD 

Palmers’ yard in Crescent earns March

Keep McIntosh Beautiful Green Thumb Award

 

When it comes to the yard at Maggie and Leotis Palmer’s home on Hwy 99 in Crescent, “it’s all his” says Mrs. Palmer.  And “his” yard is obviously Mr. Palmer’s pride and joy.   No matter what time of year, the yard is always meticulously maintained, clean, neat, the shrubs pruned and mulched just so, and the grass never too long or too short.   For its consistent attractiveness and the dedicated care and pride it reflects, the Palmers’ yard earns the March 2017 Keep McIntosh Beautiful Green Thumb Award.

CONGRATULATIONS to you, Mr. and Mrs. Palmer, and thank you for your contribution to a clean, green and beautiful McIntosh County.

 

The KMB Green Thumb Award is presented to a different business, residence or institution each month, “for going above and beyond in keeping their outside premises clean and attractive” and their contribution to a clean, green and beautiful McIntosh County.  Nominations from the community are welcomed.

The KMB Green Thumb Award is presented to a different business, residence or institution each month, “for going above and beyond in keeping their outside premises clean and attractive” and their contribution to a clean, green and beautiful McIntosh County.  Nominations from the community are welcomed.

 

Look for the colorful Green Thumb Award Yard sign! Contact us.

Our Past Green Thumb Award Honorees can be seen here.

 Please remember to fill-out the online report or download pick up report and email or mail to KMB at P.O. Box 2055, Darien, GA 31305.

We’d love to see some pictures! Email us a photo, too. Post to our Facebook Page also!

RENEW YOUR KMB MEMBERSHIP or JOIN US TODAY!

 

KMB is already into an exciting new year.  There are so many ways to be involved in Keeping McIntosh Beautiful.

CLICK HERE to Learn More, Renew or Join

Great Job Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers!

Thanks to all our Adopt-A-Highway volunteers who have been out in force this spring helping keep our roadsides clean and beautiful.

Since January, 98 AAH volunteers have picked up 3,640 lbs. of trash, 2 ceiling fans and a TV along McIntosh County roads.

This doesn’t count the extra support with litter pickup in recent months from the McIntosh County Sheriff’s office who has had a detail regularly picking up on Blount Crossing, Hwy 99 and Hwy 17. Thank you Sheriff Steve Jessup!  We are also grateful to Peach State Services in Hinesville for bringing community service workers for Saturday pickups since February.

Cub Scouts with KMB

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Additional AAH volunteers and teams are needed in Darien and throughout the county.

Please consider Adopting a mile in your neighborhood or along a nearby road or as a Homeowner Association group, a project of your church, club or service organization, or as a Memorial Mile for a relative or friend.

Every mile adopted helps McIntosh County stay clean and beautiful.  It’s easy to register and report online.

Learn more or sign up at http://keepmcintoshbeautiful.com/volunteers-needed/  or call Julie at 912-289-1083.

Purpose

Preserving and protecting our coastal environment to enhance the beauty and economic activity of McIntosh County.

Mission

Engaging individuals and businesses to take greater responsibility for improving our community surroundings.

Vision

Working together for a greener, cleaner McIntosh County.

Goals

  • Education in the schools
  • Sign Code Adoption
  • Adopt-A-Highway
  • River Clean Up
  • Beautification
  • Recycling