Annual Oyster Roast and 5K to benefit Beaufort Charities hits the $1,000,000 mark in funds raised

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Photo above: Ron & Elaine Cheek with friends from Ottawa, Canada Barbara-Ann & Jerry Belomo.  Jerry is sporting a bandage on his finger from an oyster accident.

A recent past weekend provided the perfect day for the traditional Oyster Roast and 5K Run to benefit Beaufort Charities. This organization is a 501 C (3) governed by a seven member board of directors, and is its 41st year. To-date, they have raised over $1,100,000 which has been distributed to more than a dozen local need organizations in Beaufort County. The Oyster Roast is a celebration of a Lowcountry staple being enjoyed with nothing more than a bucket and a beer and the requisite knife.

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