Published on June 30th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff0
Wateree Community Action, Inc. Golf Tournament
Pictured above from left: Timothy Davis, First Tee of Columbia, Coach Willie Jeffries, Palmetto Capital City Classic and Dr. James L. Coleman, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, Wateree Community Action, Inc.
Wateree Community Action, Inc. recently held their Annual Golf Tournament at the Crickentree Golf Club. The event generated funds to support programs of the organization.
The Wateree Community Action, Inc. is committed to enhancing the social and economic self-sufficiency of low income people and their environment of Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Richland, and Sumter Counties, through coordinating and partnering relationships and by conducting a range of custom designed services and activities geared toward reducing poverty problems and making the community a better place to live.
Our agency currently addresses these anti-poverty goals as set forth in Section 675 (C)(1) of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act to assist the poor and disadvantaged:
To secure and retain meaningful employment.
To attain an adequate education.
To make better use of available income.
To obtain and maintain adequate housing and a suitable living environment.
To obtain emergency assistance to meet immediate individual and family needs, including the need for health services, nutritious food, housing, emergency childcare and employment.
To remove obstacles and solve problems which block the achievement of self-sufficiency.
To address the need of children and youth in low income communities.
To make a more effective use of other programs related to the purposes of the Community Services Block Grant Act.
First place winning team
Second place team the kids from the First Tee of Columbia
Supporters of the Tournament
All photos by Calvin Reese, Millennium Magazine