Author Archives: Kirk

Live from Panama City Beach – Michigan Tech ABS

Kirk   March 12, 2009   Comments Off on Live from Panama City Beach – Michigan Tech ABS

Evie hands out a bag to a breaker Ten of us left Michigan Tech at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009. We drove all day and through the night to arrive at the Royal American Hospitality at 8:00 a.m. the next morning. The trip was thankfully relatively uneventful except for… Read more »

Alternative Breakers Present Ideas to Bay County TDC

Kirk   March 11, 2009   Comments Off on Alternative Breakers Present Ideas to Bay County TDC

Briana Drake, the leader of the alternative spring break group from Michigan Tech, stood before the TDC Board of Directors Tuesday to present the students’ ideas for keeping the beach clean. By handing out trash bags to fellow students, our breakers discovered other students were welcoming to the idea and… Read more »

What a Trek for Michigan Tech

Kirk   February 26, 2009   Comments Off on What a Trek for Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological University students will drive almost 24 hours to visit Panama City Beach during Spring Break 2009 to help Keep the Beach Clean. Anyone interested in joining in and working with these students, please contact me! Thanks again to GetAwaytotheGulf.com and the Panama Cafe for their support of this… Read more »

Alternative Spring Break 2009

Kirk   January 15, 2009   Comments Off on Alternative Spring Break 2009

Thanks to Royal American Hospitality, we’re housing alternative spring breakers again this year. And thanks to last year’s participants, we have a better approach this year: prevention instead of cure. Our students will not be picking up trash. They will be handing out trash bags to fellow Spring Breakers, encouraging… Read more »

Free Trip to Paradise this Saturday

Kirk   April 8, 2008   Comments Off on Free Trip to Paradise this Saturday

Just meet us down on the beach at Pier Park this Saturday at 9 AM. For two solid hours, you’ll be able to walk the world’s most beautiful beaches, enjoying a true paradise on earth. Along the way, we’ll pick up trash, but that will just enhance your experience. Organized… Read more »

Results of Alternative Spring Break Cleanup

Kirk   March 25, 2008   Comments Off on Results of Alternative Spring Break Cleanup

LSU student volunteers did a great job last week. Their immediate ideas were the same as the previous schools’… more cans, more bags, more recycle bins. Don’t allow vendors on the sand to hand out anything that will become trash on the beach. You know, more common-sense stuff you’d hope… Read more »

Welcome LSU!

Kirk   March 18, 2008   Comments Off on Welcome LSU!

A smaller group than last week in numbers, but equally big in desire to help keep the beach clean! Stay tuned for LSU’s progress and ideas to clean up the trash!