Triple Crown party to raise funds for Georgetown Co. United Way

Pawleys Island, SC - GEORGETOWN, SC (WMBF) - The Georgetown County United Way is gearing up for its second annual Triple Crown Party fundraiser.

The event, which is slated to begin at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 1, at the HIA Coastal Conference Center in Pawleys Island, will feature a live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby, silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, games and entertainment. Performing for the event will be The Big Time Party Band.

The Georgetown County United Way's event committee has been working since last year to plan for the May Day event.

"Our volunteers are working tirelessly to ensure that this event raises awareness about the United Way, our partner agencies, and our mission," said Mary Gray Mahon, volunteer coordinator.

The annual party is one of the organization's fundraising events aimed at meeting its $450,000 campaign goal to support the efforts of its 28 partner agencies.

Tickets to the May 1 event are $75 per person and can be purchased at the Georgetown County United Way office, James W. Smith Realty, Island Shoes, Pawleys Island Wine and Spirits, and Georgetown Kraft Credit Union-Pawleys branch.

For more information on the Georgetown County United Way and the Triple Crown party, visit www.gcuw.org or call 843-546-6317.

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