Great American Cleanup planned in Port Royal

Help clean up the beautiful waterways around Port Royal next week as the Beaufort County Public Works Department and Keep Beaufort County Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc., are jointly hosting a Great American Cleanup event in the Town of Port Royal on March 21st.  Keep Beaufort County Beautiful will lead a land cleanup beginning at 7:30 a.m.  Beaufort Kayak Tours will lead a water cleanup beginning at 10:00 a.m. from the Sands Beach to the Fort Frederick Heritage Preserve.

Great American Cleanup events offer volunteer opportunities for individuals, schools, communities, businesses, and other groups to take action and get involved with their environment.

Volunteers are needed to help make this event a success.  Those interested in volunteering for the land cleanup should contact Kathryn Madden at and plan to meet at the Port Royal Town Hall located at 700 Paris Avenue.

Individuals interested in the water cleanup should contact Beaufort Kayak Tours to reserve a kayak free of charge at or 843-525-0810.

Event organizers will provide trash bags and safety vests.  Volunteers are strongly encouraged to bring gloves and a bottle of water.



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