PEACH STATE COMMANDERS OF THE RITE (PSCOR) SUPPORTS THE AUGUSTA UNCF CAMPAIGN FOR SCHOLARS

Posted by painewebmaster | 07/24/2014 09:54 AM

The Peach State Commanders of the Rite (PSCOR), under the Georgia Council of Deliberation of which the Honorable S.G.I.G. Primis T. James serves as Deputy of the Orient of Georgia, presented a donation of $1000.00 to the Augusta UNCF Campaign.  The organization has been active in Georgia for approximately 40 years.

According to local COR of Augusta President, G.I.G. Kirby L. Turner, “Our goal is to support the Deputy in performing is duties acting as ambassador of goodwill within our communities, supporting our local governments, and promoting peace and harmony”.  This organization understands the need for education in the community and supports such causes to aid students in receiving an education.  

Augusta UNCF Coordinator, Leadra Collins stated that she was thrilled to receive the donation from this organization that has had a long standing reputation in the community for supporting youth.  “I can’t begin to tell you how elated I am to have this organization believe as I do that a mind is a terrible thing to waste but a wonderful thing to invest in©”.

“We are giving opportunity and access to deserving students who want to advance their education,” continued Mr. Turner.  And, we encourage others to make gifts to the Paine College to ensure that the College continues to serve as the place for intellectual advancement.”

The Augusta UNCF Campaign is a part of the overall UNCF Campaign and provides support in helping more than 60,000 students each year to attend college and gain access to a quality education.  Individuals or organizations interested in learning more about the Augusta UNCF Campaign and its upcoming events and activities are invited to contact Leadra M. Collins, Director of Institutional Development and Coordinator of the Augusta UNCF Campaign at (706) 821-8322 or via email at lcollins@paine.edu.