Donation Made To Camp Spearhead

09 Jun. 2015

1st Franklin Financial makes a donation to Camp Spearhead

Recently, 1st Franklin Financial Corporation made a donation of $25,000 to Camp Spearhead. Every year, 1st Franklin Financial seeks ways to support the communities where their branch offices are located.

How This Donation Helps

Camp Spearhead was founded in 1968 and located in the mountains of upstate SC. The camp’s mission is to provide an environment of unconditional acceptance for children and adults with special needs. It serves 700 campers from across SC, GA, and beyond. Kara Shaw, Branch Manager at our North Greenville, SC branch, nominated the camp because it’s dear to her heart.  Shaw’s sister, Katie, has Down Syndrome and enjoys the opportunity to learn new skills like boating, swimming, fishing, challenge courses, dancing, yoga, cooking, drama, and many other activities.

Pictured here, from left to right:  Nancy Callahan of Greenville County Parks, Gene Smith of Greenville County Parks, Dale Palmer, Operations Vice President: SC, Summer Rhodes, Regional Operations Director: SC, Brian McSwain, Regional Operations Director: SC, Kara Shaw , Branch Manager at our North Greenville, SC branch, Anna Marie Bentfeld, Kara’s Mother, Fred Bentfeld, Kara’s Father, Katie Bentfeld, Kara’s sister, and Randy Murr, Greenville County Parks’ Therapeutic Recreation Manager.

Learn More About This Group

Camp Spearhead
4806 Old Spartanburg Rd
Taylors , SC 29687
864-288-6470

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