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BUY A CARD, PLANT A FLOWER!

North Charleston, SC (June 11, 2014) – Keep North Charleston Beautiful is excited to offer handmade greeting cards featuring beautiful photographs of our project sites around North Charleston. 

These greeting cards showcase the beautification efforts completed by dedicated volunteers working with KNCB.  Some of the gardens featured are the Park Circle Butterfly Garden and a few additional Flowerscape gardens.  The purchase of these cards supports the ongoing beautification efforts in these gardens.

To purchase one or more of these cards, please visit the KNCB Cards Etsy Store at www.etsy.com/shop/kncbcards.

If you prefer to shop in person, card sets are available for purchase at the North Charleston Fire Museum gift shop.  The Fire Museum is open Monday-Saturday from 10am-5pm and Sunday from 1pm-5pm.

Additionally, KNCB has greeting card fundraiser kits available to anyone who would like to help fundraise for KNCB.  Each kit contains an assortment of greeting cards, along with all of the tools needed for you to sell the cards to anyone interested. 

If you would like to learn more about KNCB’s greeting cards or to become a fundraising partner, please call 843-745-1073 or email beautification@northcharleston.org.

 

THOUSANDS VOLUNTEER TO BEAUTIFY NORTH CHARLESTON!

North Charleston, SC (May 20, 2014) – Throughout the month of April, thousands of volunteers from 55 different schools, neighborhoods, and community groups completed beautification projects as part of the 2014 Clean Cities Sweep 

Clean Cities Sweep is an annual award-winning partnership between Keep North Charleston Beautiful and Keep Charleston Beautiful.

On May 15, contest judges decided the winners of the Judy Epps School Contest and the Georgia Smith Neighborhood Contest.  Winners were determined based on photographs submitted, the group’s sustainability plan, the magnitude of the project, partnerships with the local community, and participation among group members.

The first place winner in each category receives a $100 sustainability check to use to maintain their beautification project.  Second place receives $50 and honorable mention receives $25.

Hunley Park Elementary was selected as the first place winner of the Judy Epps School Contest.  Second place was awarded to Joe Pye Elementary, and honorable mention was awarded to North Charleston United Methodist Church Learning Center.

Accabee was selected as the first place winner of the Georgia Smith Neighborhood Contest.  Second place was awarded to Pepperhill, and honorable mention was awarded to Green Grove.

Enrique Boyd, a fifth grade student at Pinehurst Elementary, was selected as the winner of the Clean Cities Sweep T-Shirt Art Contest.  His winning artwork will be printed on next year’s Clean Cities Sweep t-shirts.  He will receive an art supply kit, and his coordinating teacher will receive a $50 gift card to purchase art supplies.

All contest winners will receive their prizes at North Charleston City Council on May 22 at 7pm.

           

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