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October 21, 2021

women from caring in our lifetime accept a plaque for the nonprofit of the month awardCaring In Our Lifetime - Fight Against Breast Cancer in Horry & Georgetown is our October Nonprofit of the Month sponsored by South Atlantic Bank.

The charity was founded in 1997 by the sales staff at what was then Time Warner Cable to financially help a former coworker who was diagnosed with breast cancer. The need to help breast cancer patients with medical bills quickly became evident and after a year, the nonprofit was officially formed.

Funds are raised throughout the year, but especially during the month of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The nonprofit is run by volunteers and about 95 percent of all funds raised go directly to help breast cancer survivors.

You can help the cause by supporting the nonprofit's events. Keep up-to-date by visiting their Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/caringinourlifetime/.

There also is currently space to serve on the nonprofit's board of directors. Connect with them in their group to learn more.

About Nonprofit of the Month

Each month, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce announces a nonprofit of the month. This special promotion sponsored by South Atlantic Bank recognizes an outstanding nonprofit that is an investor with Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. The organization displays a banner at their place of business for one month recognizing them as the Nonprofit of the Month.

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Myrtle Beach Resident Survey

Are you a Grand Strand resident? Visit Myrtle Beach, the organization responsible for promoting the local tourism industry, wants to know your thoughts. Please take 10 minutes to complete a quick survey.

We will use your feedback to help inform our planning efforts and our priorities for the upcoming months. Please note that the references to Myrtle Beach in the survey are about the entire Myrtle Beach area as a travel destination and not the city proper. Please tell us what you think!

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