A story in the Jan. 23 Beaufort Gazette concerning the invoice for city services for the Lt. Dan Weekend 3 in Beaufort had the following statement: "Lt. Dan Weekend is conducted by the Independence Fund and benefits the Wounded Warrior Project."
The Independence Fund (www.independencefund.org) is a Beaufort-based, all-volunteer foundation with 93 percent of all funds raised going directly to veteran care and has no association with the Wounded Warrior Project.
Missing from the story was that a large part of the city's invoice reduction was that The Greenery donated more than $3,000 of its services as an in-kind donation to the Independence Fund.
The LDW3 team would again thank the city of Beaufort for its excellent support for services associated with the weekend. It was great.
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Dick Clarke, director of operations
Lt. Dan Weekend