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WCCC schedules fundraiser

Published 5:23pm Monday, July 15, 2013

Washington Community Care Coalition, which provides food to the community’s needy through various programs, is presenting a back-to-school event Aug. 3 at fire station No. 1 (corner of Fifth and Market streets).

The event begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m.

This event includes giving children in kindergarten through fourth grade backpacks, cold drinks and hot dogs. Fish plates and barbecue plates will be sold for $7 each. Lt.

William Chrismon with the Washington Police Department and Alvin Powell, a former FBI agent, are scheduled to speak. Powell is president of the Beaufort County Police Activities League, which works with area youth. The police department will give small items to participating children.

Anyone wishing to support this project should make checks or money orders payable to WCCC, P.O. Box 1182, Washington, NC 27889. Credit-card payments may be made by visiting the WCCC website at Click on “food drive” to make payment.

For more information, call WCCC President Thornton Gorham at 252-946-3906.

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