Col­lege re­ceives do­na­tion from Ris­ing Sun Cham­ber


— The Ris­ing Sun Cham­ber of Com­merce re­cently donated $ 2,000 to the Ce­cil Col­lege Foun­da­tion to sup­port the Ris­ing Sun Cham­ber of Com­merce Schol­ar­ship.

The schol­ar­ship, which was origi-


nally called the Ris­ing Sun Busi­ness As­so­ci­a­tion Schol­ar­ship, was re­named a year ago to the re­flect the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s new name. The schol­ar­ship was es­tab­lished in 1999 for stu­dents in a busi­ness- re­lated de­gree pro­gram to help foster fu­ture busi­ness lead­ers in the area.

The mission of the Ris­ing Sun Cham­ber of Com­merce is to pro­mote com­mer­cial and busi­ness pros­per­ity in Ris­ing Sun and its sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties and to pro­mote growth and de­vel­op­ment of busi­ness and pro­fes- sional ser vices, both large and small, with re­spect to im­prov­ing both com­mer­cial and res­i­den­tial con­di­tions.

The cham­ber is able to cre­ate and fund the schol­ar­ship through fundrais­ing events such as Ris­ing Sun Sun­fest and the Ris­ing Sun Health Fair.

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