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Bulky trash amnesty day scheduled for North Fulton

Bulky trash amnesty day scheduled for North Fulton

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The Roswell, Alpharetta and Milton Public Works Departments are teaming up with Keep Roswell Beautiful to offer residents a chance to dispose of unwanted items at no charge.

The event will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mar.

Roswell to Hold Open House on Riverwalk Trail Project

Roswell to Hold Open House on Riverwalk Trail Project

ROSWELL, GA -- The City of Roswell and the National Park Service will hold an open house to present options for the Roswell Riverwalk Trail Connection Project.

The meeting will be on Thursday, Mar. 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Roswell River Landing (245 Azalea Drive, 30075).

River Eves Student's Art Featured in Coloring Book

River Eves Student's Art Featured in Coloring Book

ROSWELL, GA -- River Eves Elementary School now has a famous artist in its midst.

Third grader Dylan Fawley's drawing of cartoon character Drippy Dropperson was one of 12 winning pictures that will appear in the 2011 Drippy Dropperson coloring book.

Dylan chose to depict Drippy Dropperson taking a quick shower ("5 minutes or less!") to conserve water.

The Drippy Dropperson coloring book is the City of Roswell's way of illustrating aspects of water conservation in a manner that makes sense to children. The book is distributed to the community through schools, doctors' offices, restaurants and retailers.

Every year, Roswell students in third, fourth and fifth grade are challenged to design pictures of the character protecting water.

Help 'Keep Roswell Beautiful' at Big Creek Work Day

Help 'Keep Roswell Beautiful' at Big Creek Work Day

ROSWELL, GA -- There is still time to register for the Big Creek Wetlands Work Day on Saturday, Mar. 5.

Join the City of Roswell, Keep Roswell Beautiful and Sam's Club from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Big Creek Wetlands Park (1600 Old Alabama Road, Roswell, 30076).

Volunteers will restore the wetlands, add plants and clean up litter on the banks. Families are encouraged to come out and help. A free lunch will be provided for anyone who registers before Tuesday, Mar. 1.

For more information, visit the City of Roswell's Web site or contact Laura Aikens, Roswell environmental education coordinator, either via email or at 770-641-3742.

Get a Jump on Spring Landscaping! Free Educational Program

Get a Jump on Spring Landscaping! Free Educational Program

Spring is just around the corner! Get a jump-start on your outdoor living plans Saturday, March 12, from 11 a.m.-noon. Eric King, ASLA, owner of King Landscaping, and Rick Goldstein, a registered architect and co-owner of MOSAIC Group [Architects and Remodelers], will share decades of experience creating inviting outdoor living spaces.

"Easy Hardscaping" is a free crash course that will showcase the best (and worst) ideas in building patios, walks and walls for your home landscape. It will be held at the MOSAIC office, located at 2358 Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 300.

Feel free to invite a friend. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail with your name and the number of attendees to sylvia@mosaicgroupatlanta.com or call 770.670.6022. Space is limited.

 

ShredFest 2011 Scheduled for Feb. 12

ShredFest 2011 Scheduled for Feb. 12

ROSWELL, GA -- Roswell residents will be able to securely shred their personal documents on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Roswell Public Works Facility (1810 Hembree Road, 30076).

This popular free event even allows participants to watch their documents go through the shredder, ensuring safe disposal and peace of mind.

Examples of sensitive documents include:

* Old tax returns
* Junk mail with personal information
* Dated pay stubs

There is a limit of five boxes and/or 200 pounds of paper per car. Get there early, as there is a chance that the truck will fill up before noon.

ShredFest 2011 is sponsored by Georgia Document Destruction, Inc., the Roswell Recycling Center and Keep Roswell Beautiful.

Kennedy Business Centers 100kW Solar System and Sawnee EMC Pave the Way for Georgia’s Solar Future

Kennedy Business Centers 100kW Solar System and Sawnee EMC Pave the Way for Georgia’s Solar Future

Solar System Designed and Installed by Radiance Solar 

Kennedy Business Centers LLC. has announced the completion of a 100kW solar photovoltaic system at their commercial business park in Alpharetta, GA.   The array was designed and installed by Atlanta-based Radiance Solar, and is participating in Sawnee EMC’s Net Energy Metering Program, which pays Kennedy for every kilowatt-hour of solar energy produced.

The 100kW photovoltaic system is one of the largest roof-mounted photovoltaic systems in the state of Georgia, consisting of 450 Schuco solar modules. The array was designed and engineered by Radiance Solar to maximize solar power production and feed over 133,650 kWh of clean energy into the electric grid every year.