Change of Plans SUBMITTED Despite having to cancel its 2020 Quilt Festival, members of the organization gathered in mid-March to pick the winning ticket for their handcrafted Community Quilt, titled “Island Compass.” The group had sold raffle tickets for nine months to raise funds for their community service projects and scholarships. From left are Kathryn Womble, Lana Armstrong Sylvia Cameron and Pamela Rubinos. The lucky winner (not pictured) is Dr. Rosalyn Lester. For more information about the Guild, visit palmettoquiltguild.org.
Customers Care Palmetto Electric Cooperative, with funds from its member-based Operation Round Up program, presented a check for $15,000 to Bluffton Community Soup Kitchen March 11. Presenting the check to Constance Martin-Witter, director, is Trey Hunter of Palmetto Electric. They are joined by volunteers of the soup kitchen. These funds assisted with the purchase of a new food truck that will allow the organization to expand its reach and become more efficient in the preparation and delivery of meals. For more information, visit palmetto.coop or call 843-208-5551.