FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KEEP DOUGLAS COUNTY BEAUTIFUL TO HOST MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY TREE GIVEAWAY
DOUGLAS COUNTY, GEORGIA, January 10, 2023— Keep Douglas County Beautiful will give tree seedlings to community citizens on January 13th from 11:30a until 1:30p to be planted.
There will be 50 Dogwood, 50 Redbud, 50 Whiteoak, and 50 Poplar Tree seedlings available on a first-come, first-served basis. This will take place in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Keep Douglas County Beautiful, a Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation and Keep America Beautiful affiliate, aims to create and maintain a clean and beautiful environment for all. Planting trees is a way to sustain the community for generations to come. “Clean, green spaces benefit our communities,” said Natalie Johnston-Russell, executive director of the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation.
About Keep Douglas County Beautiful: was established by the office of External Affairs under the Board of Commissioners on April 30th, 2018. KDCB is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), which is a leading national nonprofit organization. Keep Douglas County Beautiful motivates and cultivates individuals to take the initiative every day to enhance and beautify their community environment. KDCB values the same principles as KAB: litter prevention, beautification, and recycling/waste reduction. For more information, visit www.keepdouglascountybeautiful.com and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
About the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation: The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation has a 44-year history of doing the little things that make a big difference in Georgia’s communities. Established in 1978, we aim to educate and inspire Georgians to act daily to improve and beautify their community environments. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation supports more than 70 local affiliates across the state, and its programs represent 80% of Georgia’s population. We also strive to engage new communities and individuals in our efforts to end littering, promote recycling and waste reduction, and beautify communities. For more information, visit www.kgbf.org and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.