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Posted on: February 9, 2016

[ARCHIVED] JE Dunn Construction Partners with City of Savannah on “Keep Savannah Clean” Anti-Litter Campaign

JE Dunn Construction recently donated $5,000 to “Keep Savannah Clean,” a public-private partnership attempting to cut Savannah’s litter in half through a strategic education and social media outreach initiative.

“JE Dunn’s mission is much more than just constructing great buildings; we see ourselves as a community builder,” said Ryan Price, vice president and division manager, JE Dunn Construction. “Savannah is our home and we are pleased to contribute toward keeping her beautiful.”

The Keep Savannah Clean initiative uses a broad public education effort, citizen engagement through social media, and increased enforcement to target persistent litter. It was created by the City of Savannah, Parker’s convenience stores and the Savannah Morning News, in conjunction with the nonprofit Keep Savannah Beautiful and financial support from more than two dozen local businesses and organizations.

Citizens can join the campaign and win weekly prizes by uploading photos of litter pickup efforts, or photos of those breaking litter laws, to or by using social media and tagging photos with #littercrew.

Rives E. Worrell merged with JE Dunn Construction in 2011 to combine local knowledge gained from 60 years in the coastal Georgia marketplace with JE Dunn’s strong national resources and more than 90 years in general contracting. The two companies shared many similarities including three generations of family leadership and a deep commitment to community and philanthropy. On January 1, 2016, they officially changed their name to JE Dunn Construction Company, and continue to do business as the largest contracting firm in the region. Through its employee-owners, they are proud to keep their local ownership roots, and for six decades they have been a proud member of Savannah’s business community. They do all of this with a higher purpose: they exist to enrich lives through inspired people and places. For more information, visit

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