Patriotic banners dedicated at Celebration

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 31, 2002

Many local businesses, organizations and citizens joined together with Greenville’s Sasanqua Garden Club this summer in a project designed to make the streets of the Camellia City more beautiful while the city showed pride in the USA.

The organization and its project chair, Jill Stallworth, were recognized for their efforts Thursday night at Greenville Main Street’s Red, White and Blue Celebration.

Over 30 patriotic banners featuring an eye-catching flag design can be seen throughout the downtown area and on the by-pass thanks to donations by the following:

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Civitan Club (two banners), City of Greenville (two banners), Exchange Club, First Realty, Fort Dale Academy, Girl Scouts, Greenville Chamber of Commerce, Greenville Elementary School, Greenville Glass, Greenville Hardware, Greenville High School, Greenville Main Street, Greenville Middle School, Greenville Shoe Shop, Hartley and Hickman, Junior Women’s Club, Kiwanis Club, Martin House Bed and Breakfst, McLendon Medical Supply, Norman Insurance Co., Norman Mortgage, Paul and Joanne Schrantz (in memory of James T. Smith and Albert E. Schrantz, WW II veterans), The Pineapple, Pride of Greenville Garden Club, Rotary Club, Sasanqua Garden

Club, Stabler Hospital (three banners), Structural Woods, Thomas Sanderson and Williamson and Williamson.

Sasanqua also spearheaded efforts to provide the colorful Camellia City banners that were displayed earlier in the year.

Patriotic banners are still available to purchase for $70.

Interested parties should contact Jill Stallworth at 382-9597.