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Second annual Horry County community cleanup day

(Source: Keep Horry County Beautiful) (Source: Keep Horry County Beautiful)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - In conjunction with Keep Horry County Beautiful and numerous partners, will host a countywide, volunteer litter cleanup event Saturday, November 7 from 8:30 a.m.- noon. The event will feature 11 locations around the county where volunteers can choose to participate

Sign-in at each location will begin at 8:30 a.m. with roadside pickup to begin at 9 a.m.- noon.  

Volunteers are invited to a post celebration party on the back lawn of the Historic Horry County Courthouse in Conway (1201 3rd Avenue) from 12 p.m.-3 p.m.

The litter collected at the various locations around the county will be transported to and displayed at the courthouse.  There will be food, prizes, entertainment, and much more. 

Pre-registration is highly encouraged and available on the Horry County website.  Volunteers may follow the link to pre-register online or may download the preregistration form and mail it to Nancy Tindall, Horry County Planning & Zoning,1301 2nd Ave, Conway, SC 29526.  The public is invited to participate as well as church groups, civic organizations, community associations, local businesses, etc. 

Volunteers should also download a waiver form to bring to the registration table on the day of the event. One form will be required per individual. Please note that participants who are at least 16 years of age, but under 18 years of age, must have a parent or other legal custodian sign the waiver form.  No participants under age 16 years will be allowed to participate without presence of a parent or legal guardian.

Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes to participate and are encouraged to wear long sleeves, long pants, leather shoes or boots, and eye protection.  Trash bags, gloves, a wristband, and a brightly colored t-shirt will be provided the day of the event. 

For more information on the 2nd Annual Horry County Community Cleanup Day, contact Nancy Tindall with Horry County Planning & Zoning at tindalln@horrycounty.org or 843-915-5340. 

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