North Greenville Crisis Ministry receives $17K from Blue Ridge Fest proceeds

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative recently presented North Greenville Crisis Ministry with a check for $17K, part of the proceeds from the 21st annual Blue Ridge Fest.

Held in May, the festival features one of Upstate’s largest classic-car cruise-ins along with a beach night show and dance that features nationally known entertainers. Blue Ridge Fest is organized and staffed by Blue Ridge Electric employee volunteers, enabling the festival to maximize its proceeds to benefit local charities.

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Accepting the check on behalf of the organization were board members Cher McKay, JoAnne Turner, Clyde Carr and Jimmy Gaddy. Also in attendance was Blue Ridge Fest sponsor Lindsay Breland of McCall-Thomas Engineering Company. Representative Mike Burns also participated in the presentation.

Since its inception, Blue Ridge Fest has raised more than $2.8 million for Upstate charitable organizations.

Pictured from right to left: Pictured from left to right: First row: Riley Roberts, Kandy Brooks, Cher McKay and JoAnne Turner; Second row: Trent Alexander, Lindsay Breland and Clyde Carr; Third Row: Matthew Martin, Representative Mike Burns and Jimmy Gaddy.

On the Web: North Greenville Crisis Ministry | Blue Ridge Fest


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