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SCA prepares for 50th anniversary luncheon

on Tuesday, 10 April 2018. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

The Senior Citizens Association (SCA) will celebrate its 50th year anniversary at the 14th Annual Dorothy Blackwell Fundraiser Luncheon on May 11. With over 225 homebound senior citizens on a waiting list for meals, sponsorships are needed.

Proceeds directly benefit homebound services, including Meals on Wheels (home delivered meals), housekeeping, and transportation for Florence County senior citizens.

The honorees for this year’s fundraiser will be the Florence City Council members for their support of efforts to reduce hunger among the senior population. Master Chef LaTasha McCutchen, winner of season 13 Hell’s Kitchen, will return to this year’s event to entertain with her culinary creations.

The luncheon will be held at the Leatherman Senior Center, 600 Senior Way. Registration opens at 11:30 a.m.The program starts at noon ending at 1 p.m.

Mrs. Dorothy McCown Blackwell served as SCA’s first executive director from 1969-1986 and was instrumental in establishing and developing senior services in Florence County.

Sponsorships include reserved seating, special program recognition, and media acknowledgement, based on the following levels of sponsorship: Platinum, $1,000 (1 table/8 tickets); Gold, $500 (4 tickets) Silver, $300 (2 tickets). In addition, individual tickets are available for $50 per person. Deadline for sponsorship and tickets is May 1. Call Jesseca Horton at (843) 669-6761, extension 231 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more info.

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