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Recycle Paint and Electronics May 19

Recycle Paint and Electronics May 19
Event is used to raise funds for KFCB and improve the local environment Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to participate in their upcoming paint and electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.  “This event is something that the staff looks forward to being a part of, every spring and fall” Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. “The number of items collected in the 4-hour period grows each year and shows that the community is dedicated to keeping these items out of landfills.”  Accepted ...

Join the Great American Cleanup on April 21

Join the Great American Cleanup on April 21
Registration open for Keep Forsyth County Beautiful’s annual cleanup effort  Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) encourages everyone to take part in the Great FoCo Cleanup by helping remove litter from the community’s roadways on Saturday, April 21. The effort is a part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup. Participants – either as an organized team of volunteers or as individuals – will meet at the Cumming Fairgrounds arena at 9 a.m. for a brief rally to start the cleanup event. Volunteers will then depart to clean up roadways in the community before returning to the Cumming Fairgrounds arena for ...

Coleman to Join Forsyth County Government as New Assistant County Manager

Coleman to Join Forsyth County Government as New Assistant County Manager
Mr. Garrin Coleman has been hired by Forsyth County government to fill the newly created position of assistant county manager. In this role, Coleman will oversee operations of the county’s Engineering, Recycling & Solid Waste, Fleet Services and Public Facilities departments. He will also serve as the executive manager for all transportation related activities and responsibilities, and will be the county’s key contact with the Georgia Department of Transportation.   Coleman brings to the county nearly 20 years of experience in engineering and transportation related roles. He served most recently as director of Public Works for Sandy Springs, through a contract ...

Recycle Electronics and Paint November 4

Recycle Electronics and Paint November 4
Event raises funds for KFCB and improves the environment   Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to participate in their upcoming paint and electronics recycling event on Saturday, November 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.   “We had a great turnout for our spring event and we are looking forward to another great turnout for this event on November 4,” Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. “It is really incredible to see how many recyclables are collected in a four-hour period and kept out of landfills.”   Accepted items for ...

Volunteers Sought for Annual Waterway Cleanup Event

Volunteers Sought for Annual Waterway Cleanup Event
Event will be held September 23   Make a positive impact on local waterways by joining Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), the city of Cumming and the Lake Lanier Association for the annual Shore Sweep/Rivers Alive cleanup on Saturday, September 23. The cleanup is part of the Lake Lanier Association’s 2017 Lake Lanier Shore Sweep event and will take place Saturday, September 23, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Families, co-workers, organizations, scout troops and individuals are encouraged to volunteer for the annual waterway cleanup event targeting Lake Lanier and its tributaries.   Volunteers can register for the event by calling KFCB at ...

Important Information regarding Storm Cleanup

Important Information regarding Storm Cleanup
In the wake of Tropical Storm Irma, Forsyth County crews are and will continue working to clear debris that fell within the county right of way. Please use caution when you see these crews working along county roadways. Please do not move debris from private property onto county right of way. The county does not pick up storm debris from private property and county employees are prohibited from working on private property. Remember that if you need to report a tree down blocking a roadway or trees on power lines, please call 911. Click here for a list of area ...

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Seeks Volunteers for Waterway Cleanup Event

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Seeks Volunteers for Waterway Cleanup Event
Event will be held September 23   Make a positive impact on local waterways by joining Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) for the 2017 Lake Lanier Shore Sweep/Rivers Alive event on Saturday, September 23, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. KFCB encourages families, co-workers, organizations, scout troops and individuals to volunteer for the annual waterway cleanup event.   Volunteers can register for the event by calling KFCB at (770) 205-4573 or by visiting www.keepforsythcountybeautiful.org and clicking on the calendar/registration page. The registration deadline is Friday, September 22. A signed waiver is required for participation and can be found at www.keepforsythcountybeautiful.org on the calendar/registration ...

Recycle Paint and Electronics May 20

Event is used to raise funds for KFCB and improve the local environment Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to participate in their upcoming paint and electronics recycling event on Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road. “Every spring and fall our staff and volunteers look forward to this event,” Environmental Program Manager Tammy Wright said. “We get to be amazed by how many recyclables are collected in a 4-hour period and kept out of landfills.” Accepted items for the electronics recycling event include desktop computers, ...

Celebrate Earth Day with Keep Forsyth County Beautiful

Celebrate Earth Day with Keep Forsyth County Beautiful
Cleanup to take place on Earth Day Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) encourages everyone to celebrate Earth Day by helping remove litter from the community’s roadways. Organize a team of volunteers – or come as an individual – and take part in the Great FoCo Cleanup, part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup, on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22. Volunteers will meet at the Cumming Fairgrounds Arena at 9 a.m. to begin the Great FoCo Cleanup. Following a brief rally, volunteers will depart to clean up roadways in the community before returning to the Cumming Fairgrounds Arena for ...

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Offering Free Adopt-A-Stream Workshops

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Offering Free Adopt-A-Stream Workshops
Workshops to be held this spring, summer and fall Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB), a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate, is offering free Adopt-A-Stream workshops to educate citizens on how to protect and monitor their local waterways. The workshops cover three topics: Macroinvertebrate Assessment, Chemical/Bacterial Certification, and Amphibian and Frog Monitoring. Macroinvertebrate Assessment is suitable for ages third grade and up. Any child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants at the Hampton Park Library and City Hall locations will be getting in the water, so wear shoes that can get wet. The workshops will take ...

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