$75,000 Grant awarded to Port Royal Sound Foundation

March 18, 2019

Okatie, SC, March 18, 2019– On March 18, 2019 the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism awarded $75,000 to the Port Royal Sound Foundation to be used to enhance and expand their water quality programming. South Carolina State Representatives Bill Herbkersman and Weston Newton awarded the check to the Foundation surrounded by an audience of supporters, Board members and elementary school students and teachers from River Ridge Academy.

“The Port Royal Sound Foundation is so honored to receive this grant from the State of South Carolina. This funding helps our young organization to continue its important work in educating residents and visitors about the Port Royal Sound. The Sound plays such a vital role in defining the health of our community, our businesses and our #1 economic driver, tourism. This partnership will help us to expand our offerings to better serve the people and waters of Beaufort County.”

Executive Director, Jody Hayward

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Maritime Center

(843) 645-7774
310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday 10am-4pm

Get in Touch

Maritime Center

(843) 645-7774
310 Okatie Highway, Okatie, SC 29909
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm & Saturday 10am-4pm

Port Royal Sound Foundation

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