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Academy Sports + Outdoors partners with Florence Police Department to surprise six local veterans with $150 shopping sprees

on Tuesday, 06 November 2018. Posted in Good life, News, Local News

Academy Sports + Outdoors partners with Florence Police Department  to surprise six local veterans with $150 shopping sprees
From left, Liza Barrett of Academy Sports + Outdoors standing with six veterans who were surprised with a $150 shopping spree. The veterans are Michel McFadden, Marvin Henderson, Andrew Clendenin, Shawn Stacy, Camp Ross, and Hardy Brown.

On November 2, Academy Sports + Outdoors partnered with the Florence Police Department to surprise six local veterans with a $150 shopping spree at the store in Florence.

Academy Sports + Outdoors is known for their work in the community. There have been many instances where they have given back. Veterans Day this year was no expection. Academy Sports + Outdoors works with Captain Wayne Howard of the Florence County Sherriff’s Office to find local veterans for this special celebration.

Liza Barrett of Academy Sports + Outdoors says that this is the second year that the store has done this in Florence. She additionally commented saying that the veterans will also be able to use a special 10% off discount with their cards as part of a special promotion that is going on for veterans until Veterans Day.

Captain Wayne Howard commented on how appreciative he is for all that Academy Sports + Outdoors does for the community.

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