Great American Cleanup

Keep Florence Beautiful hosted a cleanup day for the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, April 1.  Volunteer teams cleaned their designated areas, then gathered by Naturally Outdoors Outfitters (W. Palmetto Street) between 11 AM and 1 PM.  KFB Board members served a free lunch of hot dogs and hamburgers to hungry clean-up crews with appetites!

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Teams had a beautiful, sunny, and warm day for removing trash from our roadways!

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The Great American Cleanup continues until May 31.  If you or your group would still like to participate, please click here for more information on the GAC!

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Keep Florence Beautiful Board Members

Front Row (L to R): Lisa Perry, Tara Durden, Bonnie Calkins; Back Row (L to R):  Danny Hill, Patty Taylor, Michelle Bailey, Raymond Kennedy, Tabatha Bellflowers

The 2017 Great American Cleanup

In its 17th year as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the Keep Florence Beautiful Board of Directors, along with individuals, churches, nonprofit organizations, political organizations, businesses and schools, join hands in cleaning up Florence and ridding streets and neighborhoods of debris and trash.

The Great American Cleanup (GAC) will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017. Volunteers will be cleaning their designated areas of the community then meeting at Naturally Outdoors Outfitters, 2519 W Palmetto Street, Florence, where teams turn in their clean up reports and enjoy a free lunch provided by Keep Florence Beautiful and its sponsors’.

In addition to the GAC, Keep Florence Beautiful has teamed up with Florence County Disabilities and Special Needs to collect paper at Naturally Outdoors, to be recycled; the paper will be collected onsite then shredded at the AAA certified Palmetto Secure Document Destruction Facility.

For additional information, contact Michelle Bailey at michelle@keepflorencebeautiful.org or visit http://www.keepflorencebeautiful.org. To learn more about Keep America Beautiful go to http://www.kab.org
About Keep Florence Beautiful – “KFB” is a 501(c)(3) organization based in Florence, South Carolina. Our mission is to engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving Florence through the visual aspects of our community. We support Litter Prevention, Waste Reduction, Recycling, Beautification, and Community Greening. We identify the causes of litter and reduce it by organizing cleanups and programs that beautify and naturally clean our environment, these programs include community education for responsible consumerism and sustainability; source reduction, reuse and recycling; community gardens; restoration of vacant lots and waterway beautification.

KFB Brewfest 2017!!

2017 Brew Fest, benefiting Keep Florence Beautiful

Keep Florence Beautiful will hosts it’s Sixth Annual Brew Fest Fundraiser on Saturday, September 30 2017  from 2 until 6pm.  Tickets are 25$ in advance or 30$ at the gate. *Designated Driver tickets are available in advance ( 15$, you will be required to wear a wrist band during the event).

Wine and Craft Beer Samples will be available, and the event will feature local food vendors, artists, and musicians..  Tv’s will  be setup airing the Clemson & Carolina away games.

Once again the event will be hosted at Roseneath Farm  [1102 Cherokee Rd] Florence, SC.  Ticket sales from the event help Keep Florence Beautiful, a local non-profit organization with the mission of improving the community through beautification projects and recycling initiatives.  Sponsorship Opportunities are available, please contact Keep Florence Beautiful for more information.

Eventbrite - 2017 KFB Brew Fest

 

Brewfest 2016

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By now most of you have probably already noticed that we haven’t mentioned anything about Brewfest 2016. Due to new enforcement regulations etc we are unable to host the event until we can come up with new ideas and sponsors that can help us.

Until then, please support our organization in other ways by volunteering or by making a donation on our website.

You can read more information about the new regulations here: https://beerofsc.com/2016/06/28/your-special-event-is-probably-illegal-now/

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