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Boxing Day gift to UWKC starts new tradition
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United Way of Kershaw County Vice President for Community Impact (second from left) and Wateree Hounds co-organizer Lea Edwards (right) show off a check representing $4,000 raised by the Wateree Hounds as a Boxing Day gift to the United Way’s Mobile Nutrition Center (MNC). Standing by on the left is MNC Director and Wateree Hounds member Mary Reames, as Wateree Hounds co-organizer Ned Towell rides up in the center.
Boxing Day, which is celebrated on Dec. 26, is thought to have grown out of the British traditions of charitable giving and goodwill. In the world of foxhunting, on Boxing Day, members of the hunt honor their Huntsman with monetary contributions.