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Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful

   

"To achieve a cleaner and more beautiful community through the education and involvement of its citizens."

 

Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful (“KRFB”) is a local affiliate of the national nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful (“KAB”). Through the sponsorship of many events and initiatives each year, KRFB encourages local citizens to clean up, beautify and improve their neighborhoods, thereby creating healthier, safer and more livable community environments.

 

What's coming UP?

Georgia's Cities Week - The week will launch with a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Rome City Hall on Monday, April 20 at 10 a.m. in the lobby of city hall.

 

Earth Day - Wednesday, April 22, Town Green Walk. The community is invited to join city officials from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a trail walk that starts and ends at the Town Green.  Keep Rome-Floyd Beautiful will offer bags for litter pick-up along the trails.  Participants will gather at the pedestrian bridge for a group photo just before the walk begins. Community partners will provide games, activities and information showcasing Rome's environmental and conservation efforts from our river eco-system to our trails.

 

Friday, April 24, North Rome Block Party!!!!! "Love The Braves, Love the Earth" will kick-off with community service work led by the Rome Braves baseball players who will help clean-up areas of North Rome and complete service projects for locals in need.

Then come and celebrate with the Rome Braves and Romey & Roxy at the Block Party from 12 noon to 2 p.m. on 413 Perkins Street with free games, inflatables, and music. Lunch and refreshments will be provided at the Rome Community Kitchen and at the party on Perkins Street.  

 

The North Rome community is hosting a canned food drive to restock Rome Action Ministry pantries and requests community donations for canned ravioli, spaghettios and instant oatmeal.  FREE ROME BRAVES TICKETS TO ANYONE WHO DONATES AT LEAST TWO CANNED ITEMS!!!! Donations will be accepted during the block party at the North Rome United Methodist Church located next to the block party.

 

YMCA Healthy Kids Day on Saturday April 25 from 11-2 - volunteers needed to work this event!

 

Friday, June 5 is RENEW OUR RIVERS!

 

Call 706-236-2495 for more information about any of our scheduled events.

 

 

 
 

 

Events

January

Bring One For the Chipper

February

Arbor Day

March

Great American Cleanup Month

April

Renew Our Rivers at ECO Center
Litter Critter Puppet Show with Federated Garden Club Members

May

Great American Cleanup Month
Keep Georgia Beautiful Board Training
Litter Critter Puppet Show with Federated Garden Club Members

June

KAB Reporting

July

Litter Index Tour of Rome and Floyd County

August

KAB Mid-Year Conference

September

National Public Lands Day

October

Rivers Alive
Coosa Valley Fair

November

America Recycles Day

December

Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

Contact

Mary Hardin Thornton

Director

Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful

P.O. Box 1433

601 Broad Street

Rome, Georgia  30162-1433

Office phone: 706-236-4456