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United Way Laurens County

Living United: Agency gives nod to partners, campaign contributors

Clinton, S.C. – The United Way of Laurens County held its first Annual Campaign Kick-off and Awards Dinner since the pandemic forced its cancellation the last two years, and several workplaces left with awards for their efforts to keep services going to their various partner agencies. In addition, Board member and long time volunteer Sharon…

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Garden breathing fresh life into Lydia neighborhood

Clinton, S.C. – The people of the Lydia community in Clinton were treated to a cookout, cotton candy, natural fruit ice and a water slide Saturday as the United Way of Laurens County held a garden celebration. Visitors were offered flower bouquets and given samples of peppers and cherry tomatoes grown in the large raised…

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United Way offers school supplies Sept. 3

One of the many events that the COVID-19 pandemic has thwarted is the county-wide annual school supply drive, which provided hundreds of school supply items donated in August for students in District 55 and District 56. “Usually we would collect supplies and fill up buses at Walmart with volunteers from both school districts, and then…

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Census 2020 needs your numbers

Every 10 years since 1790, the United States government has launched a census to try and count every resident within the nation. At Clinton City Council Monday night, Census Partnership Specialist Carolyn Calwise of Atlanta explained to council members why an accurate count is essential to the federal funds which flow into each county. She…

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