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100 Women Who Care donate to Historic Beaufort Foundation

The Historic Beaufort Foundation has received funding to repair the water-damaged ground level floor at the Verdier House.

The 100 Women Who Care group presented a check for $13,900 to the foundation Feb. 28.

Once repaired, the space will serve as the museum, gift shop and educational classrooms for children and adults.

Staff hosted the group for a tour and tea reception followed by a private garden tour guided by expert Frances Parker.

100 Women Who Care Beaufort was started in January 2014. Nine nonprofit organizations in northern Beaufort County have collectively received $131,850 from the group.

Meetings are held the second Tuesday in January, April, July and October. For more information, go to www.100wwcbeaufort.org.

For more information on the Historic Beaufort Foundation, go to www.historicbeaufortfoundation.org.

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