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Volunteers Sought for 30th Annual Waterway Cleanup Event

Volunteers Sought for 30th Annual Waterway Cleanup Event
Event will be held September 15   Make a positive impact on local waterways by joining Keep Forsyth County Beautiful, the city of Cumming and the Lake Lanier Association for the 30th annual Shore Sweep/Rivers Alive cleanup. The cleanup is part of the Lake Lanier Association’s 2018 Lake Lanier Shore Sweep event and will take place Saturday, September 15, 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 on Lake Lanier and its tributaries. KFCB will be providing leadership at the Bald Ridge Marina and Port Royale Marina sites in Forsyth County. Forsyth County volunteers are encouraged to ...

Buckles and McDaniel to Join Forsyth County Government in Environmental Roles

Buckles and McDaniel to Join Forsyth County Government in Environmental Roles
Sam Buckles and Charles McDaniel have been hired by Forsyth County government to fill the newly created positions of environmental scientist manager and code enforcement officer respectively.  “These new positions will provide assistance to the Recycling and Solid Waste Department in several capacities including monitoring operations of landfills within the county,” said Forsyth County Manager Eric Johnson. “Both Sam and Charles bring a wealth of knowledge to the county in the area of environmental compliance and we are excited for them to begin.” In his role, Buckles will act as a key community liaison, regularly interacting with the public, individual citizens ...

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 ...

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful to Hold Free Workshops at the Post Road Library

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful to Hold Free Workshops at the Post Road Library
Free workshops are open to adults Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) will be hosting two informative workshops – Water Quality 101 and Sign 101 – this month at the Post Road Library, located at 5010 Post Road in Cumming. The workshops are free and intended for adult residents, though children ages 12 and older are welcome to attend with an adult. Water Quality 101 will be held Sunday, February 12, at 2:30 p.m. This workshop is designed for citizens interested in learning more about protecting water quality. Forsyth County Adopt-A-Stream Coordinator Kevin Smith will use a hands-on, interactive model to ...

Paint and Electronics Recycling Event to Be Held April 16

Paint and Electronics Recycling Event to Be Held April 16
Support Keep Forsyth County Beautiful’s efforts and recycle your unused paint and old electronics Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) invites residents to recycle their unused paint and old electronics during the upcoming paint and electronics recycling event. The event will be held on Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the City of Cumming Fairgrounds in parking lot 3 located at 235 Castleberry Road. Accepted items for the electronics recycling event include laptops, stereos, CD players, cell phones, printers, gaming consoles and controllers, fax machines and more. The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5 while an additional $20 fee will apply for each television ...

Be a Part of the Great American Cleanup March 19

Be a Part of the Great American Cleanup March 19
Keep Forsyth County Beautiful (KFCB) encourages everyone to organize a team of volunteers or come as an individual to help remove litter from the community’s roadways as part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup on Saturday, March 19. Volunteers will meet at the Central Park Recreation Center at 9 a.m. to begin Forsyth County’s Great American Cleanup. Following a brief rally, volunteers will depart to clean up roadways in the community for two hours before returning to the Central Park Recreation Center for food and fun. Please pre-register by March 17 in order to receive detailed information. ...

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

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful Offering Free Adopt-A-Stream Workshops
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 are suitable for ages third grade and up and cover two topics, Macroinvertebrate Assessment and Chemical/Bacterial Certification. Upon completion of each workshop, participants will receive a certificate from Georgia Adopt-A-Stream that allows citizens to report water quality data anywhere in the state of Georgia.  The first workshop, Macroinvertebrate Assessment, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 and Saturday, July 23 at the Central Park Recreation ...

Forsyth County Government Offices to Close Friday, January 22 at 1 p.m.

Forsyth County Government Offices to Close Friday, January 22 at 1 p.m.
Friday, January 22, 2016: Due to current weather conditions, all general Forsyth County government offices will close today at 1 p.m. This early closure includes county government offices, the Forsyth County Courthouse, the Animal Shelter, recycling convenience centers, Senior Services, and Forsyth County Parks and Recreation’s indoor and gated facilities. All Parks and Recreation programs and activities are cancelled today.

Recycle Electronics and Paint November 7

Keep Forsyth County Beautiful invites residents to recycle their old electronics and unused paint during the upcoming electronics recycling event. Paint recycling and disposal is a new offering at the event, which will be held on Saturday, November 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cumming Fairgrounds' parking lot 3 off of Castleberry Road.   Accepted items for the electronics recycling event include laptops, stereos, CD players, cell phones, printers, gaming consoles and controllers, fax machines and more. The minimum donation per carload drop-off is $5 while an additional $20 fee will apply for each television and ...

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