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Going, going, gone

Ninety minutes and a track hoe were all it took Tuesday to tear down our branch on White Street. The branch, built in 1967, makes way for our new headquarters expected to open sometime in 2015.

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$30,000-plus raised at golf tournament

A lot of area children will have a great summer thanks to Family Trust’s Sixth Annual Charity Golf Tournament held Tuesday at the Rock Hill Country Club. More than $30,000 was raised for the Boys and Girls Clubs of York, County, the children’s Attention Home and The Palmetto School at the Children’s Attention Home.

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Seniors say farewell to advisory board

“Don’t spend it if you don’t have it” offers Christina Bonaparte, a graduating senior from Rock Hill High, who has served on our Youth Advisory Board for one year. Bonaparte recently presented her project to the board and earned a $1,000 scholarship she’ll use in the fall at Converse College. She plans to major in education and psychology with hopes on one day becoming a guidance counselor.

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Gardner to receive state volunteer award

Family Trust President/CEO Lee Gardner is one of nine people receiving the South Carolina Association for Volunteer Administration (SCAVA) award for 2014, according to the S.C. Governor’s Office.

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Artwork to dress up new headquarters

Five Winthrop University students recently gave us a sneak peek of their art that will be displayed in our new headquarters on White Street. Featuring railroad ties, cut steel, a porcelain map of York County and teacups, the artwork will be displayed in the community room, break room and board room, and in lobby areas.

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Your contributions help our neighbors

Grabbing a candy bar in our branches helps more than your sweet tooth. Proceeds from the sale of the candy, stuffed animals and coupon books will benefit four charities in York County. And you play the biggest role.

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New home, new furniture for contest winner

Fort Mill newcomer Kim Ward plans to start shopping for a house of her own this year. And the $1,000 she recently won in our Movin’ On Up” contest will give her a jumpstart on the furniture.

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Shred documents free at museum April 26

Spring cleaning will be much easier with free document shredding provided by Family Trust at the Earth Day Birthday Celebration Spring cleaning will be much easier with free document shredding provided by Family Trust at the Earth Day Birthday Celebration at Museum of York County on Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Annual meeting brings friends together

Good friends, good food and family always go together, and there will be both at our 57th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 8, at the Baxter Hood Center at York Technical College in Rock Hill. The doors open at 5 p.m. with food served until the business meeting begins at 6:00.