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A check and a pie
Playground check WEB
Other well wishers and supporters at the event were, from left, project Fundraiser Chairperson Dorothy Butterson, Greg Newman, John Thomas and Tom Haff, all of the Optimist Club, Playground Committee member Connie Frith, Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews, Robbie Powers and Jimmy Jones of the Optimist Club, Playground Committee member Lisa Polise, Elgin Mayor Melissa Emmons, April Moschelle of the Kershaw County Board of Realtors and Nancy Gregory and Joe Herlong of the Optimist Club.
The Community Playground Project continues to close in on the fundraising goal of $300,000 to build a new playground at the West Wateree Recreation Complex on U.S. 1 between Lugoff and Elgin. The Lugoff Optimist Club presented a $1,000 check to the project Thursday, March 19. Playground Committee Chairperson Laurey Carpenter accepted the check from Henry Powers.