UNION COUNTY — The Benevolent, Patriotic Order of DOES #148 has been established in Union, SC since 1957. They were organized on October 15, 1957 and had 40 members present to sign the charter at the Union Elks Lodge #1321 on November 15, 1957.
For over 20 years, the Does #148 of Union has presented a scholarship to University of South Carolina Union to support higher education. The scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female who are new incoming freshmen. Last year, Alexander Davis and Abigail Vlock were the recipients of the Does scholarship.
The scholarship awarded by the DOES totals $1,200.
The Does promote social activities among members, promote generous work in the community and they are active with their charity and social projects. Every year the Does have bake sales and other campaigns to raise funds for Meals on Wheels, Ronald McDonald House, and even more philanthropies.
The deadline to submit an application for USC Union scholarships is May 15, 2016. For more information about USC Union scholarships, please visit our website (uscunion.sc.edu) or call our Financial Aid office at (864) 424-8024.
Sandy Montgomery and Becky Moss of the Benevolent, Patriotic Order of DOES #148 present USC Union Acting Dean Dr. John Catalano with check for the scholarship the DOES have awarded to USC Union for more than 20 years. Helping with the presentation of the check is Mongomery’s grandson Mason. The scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female who are new incoming freshmen. Applications are now being accepted for the scholarships.
This story was submitted by USC Union.