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  • The 2017 Great American Cleanup February 22, 2017 - Join us on April 1!
  • Little Volunteers  March 29, 2015 - London Durden, one of our ‘little’ helpers watering the new garden at Timrod Park this evening…
  • Spring cleaning afoot in Florence; County expected to change litter code March 25, 2015 - BY GAVIN JACKSON Morning News | gavinjackson@florencenews.com | Posted Sunday March 22, 2015    FLORENCE, S.C. – Spring is in bloom and soon green foliage will hide most of the county’s litter problem that the bareness of winter annually reveals. But while some litter will be out of sight, it won’t be out of mind. Leaders say Florence County […]
  • KFB River Sweep August 28, 2014 - Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 9am West Florence High School / Florence ‘Rail Trail’ area Beach Sweep / River Sweep—organized by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with S.C. Department of Natural Resources—is the largest one-day litter cleanup of South Carolina’s beaches and waterways. Every third Saturday in September thousands of South Carolinians volunteer to clear […]
  • KFB Launches Pet Waste Outreach Campaign April 18, 2014 - Keep Florence Beautiful is about to tackle a different form of litter in the community: pet waste.  Funded in part by a grant from PalmettoPride, the “Clean Water, Clean Yards, Clean Shoes” campaign seeks to educate citizens about the negative impacts of pet waste. “The ultimate goal of the project is to increase the number […]
  • Five Points Beautification Project October 12, 2013 - Five Points Median Chosen For Beautification Project The median in front of the Sav-Way convenient store and gas station will soon get a much needed makeover.  Spearheaded by Keep Florence Beautiful, the beautification project is underway. The median is owned by Rainwater Gas & Oil, leased by Chase Oil and Adams Outdoor Advertising has the […]
  • 5 Points Beautification Project October 11, 2013 - Five Points Median Chosen For Beautification Project The median in front of the Sav-Way convenient store and gas station will soon get a much needed makeover.  Spearheaded by Keep Florence Beautiful, the beautification project is underway. The median is owned by Rainwater Gas & Oil, leased by Chase Oil and Adams Outdoor Advertising has the […]
  • Volunteers Needed for River Sweep August 17, 2013 - Join us on Saturday, September 21 for the South Carolina’s annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep.  Keep Florence Beautiful and the Florence Darlington Stormwater Consortium are once again cleaning at Jeffries Creek Park in Florence.  Volunteers should meet at 9:00 AM at the parking lot on DeBerry Blvd.  Closed-toe shoes and insect repellent are recommended.  Gloves and […]
  • Hazardous Household Waste Collection March 7, 2013 - Spring cleaning season is upon us !!! The Florence County Local Emergency Planning Committee would like to encourage you to dispose of your waste in a safe and environmentally friendly way by hosting two hazardous household waste collection events. April 13 in the old Wal-Mart Parking Lot on Kelley Street in Lake City. April 20 […]
  • 2013 Great American Cleanup March 4, 2013 - JOIN THE EVENT! Click on the links below: > DOWNLOAD THE AUTHORIZATION FORM > DOWNLOAD THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP FLYER > DOWNLOAD THE OVERALL EVENT FLYER Keep Florence Beautiful Supports Great American Cleanup Saturday, March 23, 2013 Timrod Park 8AM – 12:30 PM The Great American Cleanup will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013. Volunteers will be cleaning […]
  • Rain Barrel Sale at the 2013 Great American Cleanup January 11, 2013 - Keep Florence Beautiful, in conjunction with Florence/Darlington Stormwater Consortium is offering a Rain Barrel Sale during the Great American Cleanup.  For more information, click on the link below. http://www.rainbarrelprogram.org/FDSC
  • Scrap Metal & e.Cycle October 7, 2012 - The City of Florence is holding its bi-annual residential scrap metal collection week for city residents during the week of October 22-26, 2012. For more information please contact 843.665.3236. KFB is partnering with the City to have a special e.Cycle Saturday October 27th. HDetails and Information will be released soon……for more information on e.cycle visit. […]
  • Plant Native September 24, 2012 - You can help plant natives on Saturday, October 13 from 9:00 AM – Noon at Timrod Park in Florence.  Volunteers should meet at the large rain garden which is close to the playground.  If you have gloves and a shovel, please bring them with you if you don’t, we will have extra tools onsite.  For […]
  • Protect Water Quality: Participate In River Sweep September 10, 2012 - YOU can help protect water quality by participating in Beach Sweep/River Sweep.  Beach Sweep/River Sweep is South Carolina’s largest one-day volunteer cleanup of its kind.  Every 3rd Saturday in September, thousands of South Carolinians clear beaches, rivers, lakes, marshes and swamps of aquatic debris.  Last year, over 3,000 dedicated volunteers removed 20 tons of litter […]
  • Planting Seeds & The Oct 27th Downtown Cleanup August 26, 2012 - My 5yro and I spent about an hour pulling weeds (mostly crab grass) at The KFB Cultural Garden this morning. I had a great time with her as we chatted about her first week of kindergarten at Briggs and about how God created the plants that makeup the Carolina Fence Garden on S. Dargan Street […]
  • Florence Cultural Garden, a Keep Florence Beautiful Project September 20, 2011 - 9/20/11 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Florence Cultural Garden, a Keep Florence Beautiful Project The Florence Cultural Garden installation on South Dargan Street in Downtown Florence is a “Carolina Fence Garden”, this is a Keep Florence Beautiful project in conjunction with the City of Florence and other local and state businesses.   A Carolina Fence Garden utilizes some […]
  • Florence City-County Complex gets greener May 18, 2011 - By: JOHN SWEENEY | SCNOW Published: May 18, 2011 FLORENCE, SC –The fortress of brick and concrete that towers above downtown Florence showed a softer side Wednesday as volunteers with Keep Florence Beautiful spruced up the landscaping at the Florence City-County Complex.Giving the landscaping a facelift was a no-brainer, organizers said. “The city-county complex is right here in the middle of town. […]
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