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Tour de Plantersville

The Tour de Plantersville is a community bicycling event along the Plantersville Scenic Byway in Georgetown, SC. There are two routes to choose from of 10 or 25 miles. The event will start at 7:30 am, with the 25-mile route departing at 8:00 am, the 10-mile route will depart at 8:30 am.

There will be rest stops along the route. Historical sites will have volunteer docents to introduce you to the history along the way and with this Tour you will have special access to ride your bike on the properties of some of the select historical plantations along the Pee Dee River.

Registration includes: Either 10-mile or 25-mile route, access to select plantations, rest stop support, event tee shirt, lunch at post-ride festival.

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Palmetto Giving Day 2018

Geales G. Sands, Executive Director of the Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation announced that The Village Group is eligible to be matched by  on Palmetto Giving Day. On May 1, 2018, when we raise up to $5,000 online, they will match our donations 1:1 with Bunnelle funds.

The purpose of Palmetto Giving Day is to drive traffic to our website and/or social media pages as well as generate new donors for our organization. Each gift is 100% tax deductible and irrevocable. All donations and incentives will have unrestricted use by The Village Group.

We ask that you consider making a charitable donation this year.

Plantersville Summer Academy

Plans are underway for year 10 of 2018 Plantersville Summer Academy (PSA), which commences on Monday June 11. Last year we had an enrollment of 257 students with a waiting list and this year we expect to have the same or slightly larger group based on the inquiries that have had thus for parents wanting to enroll their children. In addition to academics, last year we also provide many enrichment field trips such as:

  • Swimming and basketball camp, off site
  • Local Museums visit
  • Industries visits such as Boeing, BMW, Port Authority
  • Niagara Falls, New York City (Statue of Liberty, Times Square, The National 9/11 Memorial and Ground Zero Walking Tour, New York City Subway, etc.) 
  • Fun stuff like local amusement parks, water splash, skating
  • Movie and theatrical performances
  • Environmental – Wildlife Refuges

PSA 2018 Enrollment Full – Registration Closed

Please contact us with any questions or if you would like to volunteer – assistance is often needed!

Thank you!

Ray C. Funnye
Executive Director

2017 Annual Report

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