The Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission has launched its March for Meals campaign to raise money and awareness for the Meals on Wheels program.
March for Meals is a monthlong campaign that features several events designed to educate people about the Meals on Wheels program. The commission will apply for a grant at the end of the month to get up to $10,000 to put toward the program, which delivers meals to homebound seniors or seniors who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.
This months events include:
March Madness for Meals Basketball Tournament
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lexington Leisure Center
Cost is $30 per team of three
March for Meals Tennis Benefit
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center
Cost is $15 plus a canned food donation
Registration can be completed by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with player’s name and level of play
Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser
7:30 to 10 a.m.
Applebee’s at 605 Columbia Ave. in Lexington
Tickets are $7 and must be purchased in advance.
More information on the Meals on Wheels program and registration for March for Meals events is available by visiting the the commission website or by calling (803) 356-5111.