University Park Country Club members went above and beyond to assist recent flood victims, donating more than $27,000 in cash and gift cards as well as enough furniture and household goods. Total cash, gift card and in-kind donations are estimated to exceed more than $40,000. The flood relief initiative started when University Park Country Club General Manager Laurie Evans, center, learned that two employees lost everything in one of the hardest hit areas from Hurricane Hermine. To assist them, Evans reached out to UPC members and residents to donate any extra furniture and household items to help replace what was lost. The donations far exceeded what was expected or needed and to honor the members’ generosity, UPC partners and Evans decided to establish an employee emergency relief fund with the extra remaining cash donations. Nearly $10,000 has now been set aside in the fund to assist other employees in the future who find themselves in financial need or crisis.
University Park Country Club members went above and beyond to assist recent flood victims, donating more than $27,000 in cash and gift cards as well as enough furniture and household goods. Total cash, gift card and in-kind donations are estimated to exceed more than $40,000. The flood relief initiative started when University Park Country Club General Manager Laurie Evans, center, learned that two employees lost everything in one of the hardest hit areas from Hurricane Hermine. To assist them, Evans reached out to UPC members and residents to donate any extra furniture and household items to help replace what was lost. The donations far exceeded what was expected or needed and to honor the members’ generosity, UPC partners and Evans decided to establish an employee emergency relief fund with the extra remaining cash donations. Nearly $10,000 has now been set aside in the fund to assist other employees in the future who find themselves in financial need or crisis. PROVIDED PHOTO
University Park Country Club members went above and beyond to assist recent flood victims, donating more than $27,000 in cash and gift cards as well as enough furniture and household goods. Total cash, gift card and in-kind donations are estimated to exceed more than $40,000. The flood relief initiative started when University Park Country Club General Manager Laurie Evans, center, learned that two employees lost everything in one of the hardest hit areas from Hurricane Hermine. To assist them, Evans reached out to UPC members and residents to donate any extra furniture and household items to help replace what was lost. The donations far exceeded what was expected or needed and to honor the members’ generosity, UPC partners and Evans decided to establish an employee emergency relief fund with the extra remaining cash donations. Nearly $10,000 has now been set aside in the fund to assist other employees in the future who find themselves in financial need or crisis. PROVIDED PHOTO

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