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Wells Fargo donates to YMCA summer program

Wells Fargo of Beaufort, a provider of banking, mortgage, investing, credit card, insurance, and consumer and commercial financial services, recently donated $2500 toward the Beaufort County YMCA’s Summer Learning Loss Prevention Program. The program is one of three pilot programs being tested by YMCA of the USA, the resource office for the nation’s Ys, as part of the nonprofit’s efforts to address gaps in academic achievement among the nation’s most disadvantaged youth. The Y will work with Whale Branch Elementary School to identify students who would benefit from the summer learning loss prevention pilot program.

“The generosity of Wells Fargo is very much appreciated,” stated Beaufort County YMCA CEO Michael Bostwick. “ Gifts like these help make the programs possible and enrich the lives and futures of so many of our children.”

For more information, please contact the YMCA at 843-522-9622 or visit www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com.


Representative wanted for tax equalization board

Beaufort County Council is seeking a volunteer to represent District 4 on the Tax Equalization Board. The board hears appeals from taxpayers who are dissatisfied with their properties’ market value, assessment ratio, or classification.

Applicants must live in District 4, which includes the neighborhoods of Shell Point, Port Royal, Mossy Oaks, Spanish Point, Hundred Pines, and the Hermitage Road area. The applicant must be committed to meeting on a regular basis during evening hours.

For those interested in serving on the Board, please click on the link below to submit an application. http://www.bcgov.net/departments/Administrative/beaufort-county-council/boards-and-commissions/council-appointed/index.php. For more information, please contact Clerk of Council Sue Rainey at 843-255-2180 or by email at suer@bcgov.net.

Chamber to host Business for Breakfast event

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will host Business for Breakfast on Monday June 3, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn.  Newly elected U.S. Congressman Mark Sanford will be the guest speaker and will share information about important topics and issues impacting our area. Breakfast buffet will be served. $10 for members, $20 for non-members.

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