Unum Volunteers To Spend A Day Helping The Boys & Girls Club With Camp Improvement Projects

Thursday, September 19, 2013

More than 210 Unum volunteers will spend a day away from the office on Friday to focus on helping The Boys & Girls Club make their summer camp top-notch. 

The Unum volunteers will team up to complete several projects, including clearing trails, cleaning and repairing the basketball court, sanding and painting tables and benches and anything else that needs to be done. 

The Boys & Girls Club Camp is at 5300 Howardsville Road in Apison.


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