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Impressive Economic Impact by Winthrop University, Local Credit Union Spreads Love, and Pro Basketball Athlete of the Week Announced

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Impressive Economic Impact by Winthrop University, Local Credit Union Spreads Love, and Pro Basketball Athlete of the Week Announced

ROCK HILL, S.C. – A recent study conducted at Winthrop University disclosed that the institution has made a colossal economic impact on York County. The study estimated that the college injected over $200 million into the local economy in the past year, showing how instrumental tertiary institutions can be in the advancement of local economies.

Winthrop University Contributes Millions to Local Economy

In a report presented by Winthrop University, it has been revealed that the institution contributed an estimated $200 million to York County’s economy in 2023. The substantial financial injection is attributable to various elements of the campus, ranging from employment to student spending to operations and capital expenses. The report demonstrates the significant economic influence of higher education institutions in their respective communities.

Family Trust Community Partnership Foundation Donates to Non-profits

In other recent news in the region, Rock Hill’s Family Trust Federal Credit Union’s Community Partnership Foundation demonstrated their commitment to bolstering the community. The foundation gave York County multiple non-profit organizations a substantial donation totaling $30,000 in grants.

As part of their mission, the Community Partnership Foundation aims to enhance the quality of life in the York County community through philanthropic efforts. The recent grant funding will help support the invaluable work carried out by the local non-profits and their beneficiaries.

Professional Basketball Player Named Athlete of the Week

The local sports scene celebrates a local hero this week. A well-known professional basketball player has been honored as the Athlete of the Week. This commendable recognition came after a challenging round of games wherein the athlete demonstrated exceptional skills on the court, earning them well-deserved recognition from local sports enthusiasts and beyond. Details of the athlete’s accomplishments and their unique contribution to their team will be shared soon.

In addition to the award, Fort Mill High School is holding a signing day event with further updates to be announced.

Stay tuned for more updates on these captivating stories and other local news.

HERE Rock Hill
Author: HERE Rock Hill

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