Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Reservoir Community Fair

Details about Keep the Rez Beautiful's "Reservoir Community Fair" this weekend in the below press release:

October 31, 2014 – Keep The Reservoir Beautiful (KRB) today announced that Lowe’s has awarded a $10,000 grant to support KRB’s mission to engage individuals in building and sustaining vibrant communities.
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   The Lowe’s Community Partners grant will provide funding for the Reservoir’s First Community Fair, “Keep it Green, Keep it Clean & Keep it Safe,” November 22 at the Reservoir’s Community Center on Spillway Road in Brandon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is a free event with information on horticultural tips, crime prevention, composting, a plant swap, a native plant walk through the Botanical Gardens, and E-Cycling (electronics recycling provided by Magnolia Data Solutions) and more. Focusing on beautification, KRB will be providing free tulip and daffodil bulbs to neighborhoods and churches to help beautify the Reservoir area.
   The grant will also be utilized to help landscape a green space area on Spillway Road demonstrating Best Management Practices to help promote water quality in Turtle Creek and the Reservoir.
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   KRB is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Reservoir watershed and its shoreline communities and neighborhoods. KRB covers parts of Rankin and Madison counties and is staffed by solely unpaid volunteers. For more information, email KRB at, visit, follow us on Twitter at;TreasuretheRez or find our Keep the Rez Beautiful fan page on Facebook.
Read the rest of the release here.  I've said it once, and I'll say it again: if you want to see a true grassroots, community team doing good for the Reservoir, look no further than KRB.

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