Life Lemons awards first two scholarships
The Saturday, May 22 Life Lemons Charitie Scholarship Fundraiser brought in close to $9,000, and two high school graduates were awarded scholarships.
The event, held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, honored Charitie Lansing, a community volunteer and leader who died of cancer in February.
The event included a brunch, silent auction, live auction, guest speaker Heather Nashelle, dance performance, and Countryfied concert.
"Our event turned out amazing. The weather wasn't the best, but we had over 100 donated items for the silent auction and had 12 large-ticket items for the live auction," said event organizer Amber Searcy. "We didn't have a ton of attendance for the live auction as the rain kicked in about then and it was windy as well, but the people who came were more than generous with their bids."
Jefferson Scholarship Foundation Board members selected Bridges High School graduate Bobbie Williams and Culver High School graduate Jordan Piercy for the Life Lemons Charitie Scholarship.
"This meant so much to our Life Lemons Organization to be able to fulfill one of Charitie's requests, which was to support our next generation," Searcy said.
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