On Tuesday, January 14, the Chamber’s Leadership Florence Class of 2020 held Social Issues Day.
The 42-member class visited, toured and heard from more than 20 area non-profits agencies and social service providers in the Florence area. Agencies included: Lighthouse Ministries, the Literacy Council, Naomi Project, SNAC, Youth Mentors of the Pee Dee, House of Hope, Help 4 Kids, American Red Cross, Man 2 Man, All 4 Autism, the Manna House, United Way, Tenacious Grace, The Florence Human Society, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Housing Authority and the CARE House.
Each respective agency gave a detailed summary of their respective organization and how to donate, volunteer or get involved.
Breakfast was sponsored and catered by Venus and lunch was sponsored by The Carolinian.