Summerville Cares Day of Service boasts 330-plus volunteers.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Many much-needed projects were scratched off the city of Summerville’s “to-do” list on Saturday, April 21, as more than 330 volunteers banded together in acts of service for their community. Summerville Cares Day of Service, partnered congregations from three congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Palmetto Land Baptist Church, Mayor Bill Collins and his staff, North Charleston Crisis Ministry, Summerville High School ROTC, St. Paul’s Boy Scout Troop 730, Greater Summerville/Dorchester County Chamber of Commerce, Dorchester County School District Two School Board, Weatherford Financial Group, and 21 businesses from the Summerville area in an effort to strengthen Summerville and beautify the community. “We have …
Summerville Cares Day, April 21, features nearly 30 projects planned to improve community.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Summerville Mayor Bill Collins, joined by other community leaders in Town Hall, signed a proclamation declaring April 21 Summerville Cares Day of Service. The kickoff is scheduled for 8 a.m. on April 21 at Azalea Park. Volunteers will then fan out to nearly 30 community-improvement projects throughout Summerville. The mayor encouraged additional residents and sponsors to volunteer on the program’s website: scdayofservice.org. "One of my goals is to tap into the spirit of volunteerism of our residents, many of whom see peopleand non-profit organizations struggling in this difficult economic climate. We are linking arms with businesses, schools, churches and citizens in this unprecedented effort of volunteerism," Collins said. "I am …