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Summer camp comes to a close

The summer season was celebrated recently at the Worthy Boys and Girls Camp that wrapped up the year with an open house attended by Family Trust. The camp, conducted by volunteers from the Rock Hill Police Department, hosted about 160 kids during its five-week run this summer. Three one-week sessions were conducted for boys; two, one-week sessions were conducted for girls.

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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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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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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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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.

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Gardner honored by Rock Hill Foundation

Lee Gardner, our president and CEO, was honored recently for 12 years of service to the Rock Hill School District Foundation at its Innovation Gala at Winthrop University.

Lee served as chairman and vice chairman during his tenure and facilitated several strategic planning sessions for the foundation that raises money teacher grants, innovative initiatives and Back the Pack. He was among six former foundation members honored for their service.

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Gardner receives Come-See-Me award

Lee Gardner, Family Trust President & CEO, was among seven people who received the Come-See-Me Festival’s Community Service Merit award at its annual kick-off breakfast today at the Rock Hill County Club. He was nominated for his work with the Rock Hill School District Foundation Board.