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14 Ways To Help During The Dog Days Of Summer

Voluntourism at Mermaid Cottages. Donate to help shelter pets

Our own Sophie is a Black Lab Rescue!

It’s the Dogs Days Of Summer which means things can get hot, but what if you had the opportunity to do something really cool?  Mermaid Cottages invites you to join with us in celebrating and honoring the great works our animal shelters do for homeless pets.  Bring loads of fun with you to the beach and bring donations for homeless pets, too!

During the month of August, we’ll be collecting donations for homeless pets and you can help!  Here’s a list of donations that will greatly help the homeless pets in our area:… read more

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Tybee Floatilla Float Against Drunk Driving

Voluntourism In Tybee Island Float Against Drunk Driving

The dawg days of Summer are upon us and what better way to spend a Monday afternoon than floating down the river with 250 of your closest friends, relaxing, soaking up some rays of sunshine, and raising money for two great non-profits! The Tybee Service Industry Floatilla benefiting MADD “Mothers Agianst Drunk Driving” August 13 @ 11am at the Back River Alley III.
You MUST register for this event and there is a cap of 250 floaters allowed to attend. Registration begins June 1 on www.TybeeFloatilla.com for $30, The Crab Shack for $25, and The Resgiter Law Firm for $25. There is a $5 convenience fee for registering online.
You will receive an entry wrist band and a koozie upon registration. You will receive a Tybee Floatilla “Float Against Drunk Driving” t-shirt at The Crab Shack once the float is over. “Like” Floatilla, Inc. and see the “notes” for ALL the details.  REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN JULY 1 AT THE CRAB SHACK AND JULY 2 ONLINE AT WWW.TYBEEFLOATILLA.COM $100 donations gets you a retry wrist band, koozie, and name on the back of the t-shirt as a supporter.

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4th of July Tybee Beach Clean up bright and early!



Hope to see everyone on the Beach  early on the 4th of July!  We’re having a record sea turtle nest season on Tybee-  just found Nest #11 this week and we need to keep our beaches as clean as possible so those amazing sea creatures will come ashore and nest.

Join  The Tybee Beautification Association  July 4th from 6:30AM- 9AM as they work with Tybee locals and vistors to clean up the beach after the thousands who are joining us tonight for the Beach fireworks.

All Volunteers should meet at the Tybee Pavilion for information and supplies.  Water and snacks will be provided.  Come Show your patriotism in this unique Tybee way!

 

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Voluntourism Alert: Tybee Floatilla Needs Volunteers

TYBEE FLOATILLA “WILL FLOAT FOR HISTORY” IS LOOKING FOR A FEW VOLUNTEERS THIS SUNDAY, JULY 1ST! 
VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED TO HAND OUT T-SHIRTS AS PEOPLE ARRIVE AT THE CRAB SHACK, BEGINNING AT APPROXIMATELY 2:30PM.

VOLUNTEERS WILL RECEIVE A FREE
COME JOIN THE FUN!  PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE RESTORATION OF THE TYBEE POST THEATER AND HELP PAINT THE TYBEE LIGHTHOUSE!

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE EMAIL BY FRIDAY, JUNE 29TH
For more information visit: TybeeFloatilla.com or  Facebook.com/TybeeFloatilla or call 912.660.9001.

 

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Beach Sweep: A July 4th Celebration

July 4th Beach Sweep

Come show your patriotism by cleaning up after the fireworks! Volunteers should meet at the Tybee Pavilion at 6:30 am for directions and supplies.  Bags, gloves, grabbers and water will be provided. Volunteers are reminded to wear a hat and sunscreen.  For additional information, call Kathryn at 844-1456.

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Tybee Island Adopt-A-Highway Cleanup

The Tybee Beautification Assoc will be hosting an Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on Thursday, June 21st at 5 pm in preparation of Rand McNally’s visit to Tybee next Friday as part of the beautiful small city in the USA competition.  All residents and visitors are invited to participate.  Each Tybee business is encouraged to send at least 2 employees to help with this effort. Volunteers should meet at the entrance to Tybee to pick up gloves, bags, and grabbers.  If you can’t join us on the 21st, please pick an area to clean as your schedule allows.  Contact Kathryn at 844-1456 for information.

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Help Landshark and Ocean Conservancy Keep Our Beaches Clean

This summer, Landshark Lager is partnering with Ocean Conservancy to host the Landshark Fin-tastic Voyage, a series of beach cleanups and events to celebrate keeping our coasts clear of trash.

Want to join in on the fun? Fill out the quick, easy form to sign up for our Tybee Island Voluntourism cleanup!  After registering, we will email you with more information about the events, as well as other opportunities to keep our beaches clean and support a healthy ocean.

  • Cleanup begins at 9:00 AM and goes until 11:30 AM.
  • Stick around afterward for a fun afternoon of paddleboarding and other exciting activities!

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Tybee Beautification Association and Hands On Savannah Beach Sweep

June 23rd from 9:00-11:00

The Tybee Beautification Association is coordinating a beach sweep for Hands on Savannah‘s corporate partner, Gulfstream. The public is invited to sign up for this event as well at: www.handsonsavannah.org.
Thanks to everyone for helping keep Tybee “Tidy”!

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Voluntourism: Will Float For History

Fun events and voluntourism on Tybee IslandVoluntourism is another great way to get the most from your Tybee Island visit.  In fact, there’s a super fun opportunity that’s coming up soon and all you have to do is join in for “Will Float For History“!

Grab your friends and come take a fun and relaxing float for history down the back river!  The Tybee Floatilla invites you to join in this voluntourism event on Sunday, July 1st at 11:00 a.m.  The floatilla will begin at Alley III and Chatham Avenue and it ends at The Crab Shack, with a short break on the Criminal Island Sandbar along the way.

To register and purchase tickets in person, visit The Crab Shack on Tybee or the Register Law Firm in Savannah.  There, you will fill out a registration form and waiver and receive a koozie, rules and regulations and an entrance wrist band.  You will receive a Floatilla t-shirt upon your arrival at The Crab Shack following the Float.  TICKETS are $25 each.
To register online, visit: TybeeFloatilla.com. You will receive your koozie, rules and regulations and entrance wrist band in the mail.  You will receive a Floatilla t-shirt upon your arrival at The Crab Shack following the Float.   TICKETS $30 (includes a $5 processing fee).

ONLY 250 PARTICIPANTS WILL BE ALLOWED, SO BE SURE TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!… read more

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Savannah Tree Foundation Fall Frolic

September 19th, Wednesday, 6 to 9pm, fallfrolic 4, annual fall fundraiser.

Hoskins Center, Memorial University Medical Center

*Featuring Ben Tucker*

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