Veterans treated with lunch and shopping spree
Eight area veterans enjoyed lunch and a shopping spree in Florence on Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Academy Sports + Outdoors partnered with Captain Wayne Howard and the Florence County Sheriff’s Office to provide some Purple Heart and wounded veterans with $200 gift cards.
The veterans were invited to lunch at the Library Restaurant on S. Dargan Street, complements of the Florence County Sheriff’s Office. Following lunch, they headed out to Academy Sports to shop for deer hunting equipment and apparel to prepare for their upcoming hunt with Captain Howard. The three-day hunt will be held at River Neck Acres in Florence County.
In addition to supporting these area veterans, Academy Sports + Outdoors is honoring all active military members, veterans, and their family members by offering a military discount of 10% from Nov. 1 until Nov. 12.