CART Fund Day proclaimed SC Governor proclaims ‘Carroll Campbell CART Fund Day’

Posted by on Aug 9, 2011

WHEREAS, it is estimated that over 4 million people across the country suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and medical scientists predict that, without a cure, one out of every ten living Americans will fall victim to this disease: and

WHEREAS, initiated in 1995, The Rotary Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust Fund (CART) utilizes donated change as an effective means to raise funds for research into the prevention, early detection, and cure of Alzheimer’; and

WHEREAS, over the past ten years, the CART fund has raised over $1,000,000 dollars and awarded $1,350,000 in grants for Alzheimer’s research; and

WHEREAS, hosted by the Georgetown Rotary Club, the First Annual Shag Festival honors all those affected or have fallen victim to this disease, including Governor Carroll Campbell, and their families while providing funds for continuing research,

NOW, HEREFORE, I, Mark Sanford, Governor of the Great State of South Carolina, do hereby proclaim April 22, 2006 as

GOVERNOR CARROLL CAMPBELL CART FUND DAY

throughout the state and encourage all South Carolinians to recognize the valuable contributions of the Rotary Club Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust Fund to research into the prevention, early detection, and eventual cure of this devastating disease.

Mark Sanford
Governor of the state of South Carolina