Pilot Travel Center in Florence has undergone a complete renovation just in time for Labor Day weekend. The store is off I-95 on North Williston Road.
The event was celebrated with a ribbon cutting with the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce and its ambassadors on Friday, September 2nd. The Pilot Company also presented a $20,000 check to Florence 1 School District for its video game design course and robotics program.
Chris Rogers and Greg Hall were on hand to accept the ceremonial check during the ribbon cutting for the school district. Rogers is director of STEM education for Florence 1 Schools. Hall is assistant superintendent of Florence 1 Schools.
Rogers said the contribution from Pilot Company will help with the robotics program at Williams Middle School, providing robotics kits. Some of the funding will be used to start a new video design course in the high schools, he said.
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