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The City of Greenville is again sponsoring its annual “Grinding of the Greens” Christmas tree recycling program. Trees can be placed at the curb for collection on regularly scheduled pick-up days, or taken to one of four convenient locations for recycling. All trees must be free of debris to be recycled. Drop-off locations open Dec. 26-Jan. 23 include Holmes Park, Timmons Park, Gower Park and West Greenville Community Center. Trees and trimmings are ground into mulch at the Twin Chimneys Landfill. Call 864-243-9672 for more information. All holiday boxes, tissue paper and wrapping paper (except foil-lined) can be recycled at the curb and at the city’s Stone Avenue Recycling Center at 800 E. Stone Ave. and North Greenville Recycling Center at 514 Rutherford Road.
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Registration is open for The Goodwill Mud Run presented by St. Francis Sports Medicine on April 18, 2015, at SC-TAC in Greenville. Teams of two or four can run 3.5 miles while navigating 35 obstacles in the Marine Corps-inspired course. The event also features a Kid Zone, live DJ, food and beverages, official finish line pictures and local vendors. The funds raised from this event help to further Goodwill’s mission in providing job training and job placement services that assist South Carolina residents in finding employment. To register, visit goodwillmudrun.org. Dog Trainers Workshop, dog training and boarding facility in Fountain Inn, has partnered with The Service Dog Institute of Simpsonville to develop a companion/service dog training program for veterans. The program will consider dogs already owned by veterans or work to match them with a service dog. Dog Trainers Workshop is offering classes and private lessons to veterans and dogs through reduced fees, grants and donations. Veterans interested in applying should call 864-8628626. Donors who wish to support the program may mail a donation to The Service Dog Institute, 655H Fairview Road #173, Simpsonville, SC 29680.
22 THE JOURNAL | DECEMBER 26, 2014
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