Community Spotlights: Make-A-Wish, United Way of the Piedmont, and more

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PHILANTHROPY

Sport Clips donates $20K to Make-A-Wish

Sport Clips locations in the Piedmont, Upstate, and Midlands recently raised and donated $20,000 to Make-A-Wish South Carolina. The funds came from various locations’ fundraising efforts.


PHILANTHROPY

Milliken donates more than $325K to United Way of the Piedmont

Milliken announced it will donate more than $325,000 to the United Way of the Piedmont. As part of the company’s annual campaign, Milliken Gives, this community-centric gift was made possible through the charitable contribution of associates at the company’s headquarters in Spartanburg with a matching gift from the Milliken Foundation.


SCHOLARSHIPS

C. Jennings Scholarship Foundation funds presented

The Harold C. Jennings Foundation presented scholarships on Aug. 3 to children of police officers. The recipients for the 2017-18 scholarship awards are as follows: Caroline Flavell, daughter of Cpl. Collis Flavell, a rising freshman at Anderson University majoring in criminal justice; Patrick Galvin, son of officer Pat Galvin, a previous scholarship winner who will be a junior at Greenville Technical College majoring in nursing; Ryan Huntington, son of Cpl. Mark Huntington, a sophomore at The Citadel majoring in mechanical engineering; McKenzie Hyatt, daughter of Cpl. Kevin Hyatt, a freshman at Clemson University majoring in business; Sydney Long, daughter of Lt. Jeff Long, a freshman at North Greenville University majoring in physical therapy; Michael Madden, son of retired Capt. Mike Madden, a freshman at Piedmont Technical College majoring in computer technology; Darby McJunkin, daughter of retired Cpl. Joey McJunkin, a junior at Greenville Technical College majoring in accounting; Kara Mills, daughter of Sgt. Charlie Mills, a freshman at Greenville Technical College majoring in dental hygiene; Jalen Neely-Pearson, daughter of Sgt. Travis Pearson, a previous scholarship winner who will be a senior at USC Upstate majoring in criminal justice; Jesse W. Nelson, son of Cpl. Mark Nelson, a freshman at Greenville Technical College in the college transfer program; Collin Owens, son of Capt. Stacey Owens, a freshman at Greenville Technical College in the college transfer program; Travis Pearson, son of Sgt. Travis Pearson, a previous scholarship winner who will be a sophomore at Greenville Technical College majoring in criminal justice; and Boyce Roulette, son of retired Cpl. Blake Roulette, a previous scholarship winner who will be a sophomore at Clemson University majoring in management.

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