Our Community

We are fortunate to have one of the most giving communities you could live in. People here give of their time and other resources on a regular basis. In the past, I had fun coaching, being on a few boards, and even serving as mayor of small-town Kershaw, SC. Today, Justice4Kids, keeping our community informed, and recognizing people that make a difference in our community is my focus.

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People Matter: Nursing Our Community

Leslie has been a nurse for over 20 years. She attended the University of South Carolina where she got her BSN, RN degree. Since then Leslie has gone on to work in many different facilities as a nurse. She is currently the Nurse Manager at Carolina Medical Consultants in Rock Hill. Leslie has been married to her high school sweetheart for 20 years, and has two wonderful children.

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People Matter: Our Children’s Keeper

Andrea Acquaro Ribelin is a Lancaster native, and graduate of Buford High School. After high school Andrea got her undergraduate from the University of South Carolina and worked in business for 3 years. Andrea continued her education and received her master’s degree in Elementary Education from USC along with a double master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Winthrop University.

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Justice for Kids: Taking a Stand Against Child Hunger

Most children anxiously count down the days until the weekend arrives. The weekend means no school, watching cartoons on Saturday morning, and the promise of fun time spent with family and friends.

Unfortunately, some children in our community do not look forward to the weekend. They dread it. “Why?,” you may ask. Because right here in Lancaster County, children are suffering from hunger.

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