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Gregory Donates to Make-A-Wish South Carolina

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Make-A-Wish South Carolina received a $10,000 donation from Gregory Pest Solutions on Jan. 17.

| February 20, 2013

Make-A-Wish South Carolina received a $10,000 donation from Gregory Pest Solutions on Jan. 17. This generous donation will help grant the wishes of local South Carolina children with life threating medical conditions.

“Make-A-Wish South Carolina has been empowered by the generosity and compassion of Gregory Pest [Solutions]. We are thankful beyond words for our long term relationship with such a community leader,” said Russell Smith, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish South Carolina.

Gregory Pest Solutions’ donation was later matched by Make-A-Wish America, making the overall donation to the South Carolina Chapter $20,000. Make-A-Wish South Carolina attended the Gregory Pest Solutions convention on the 17th, along with wish child Ce'dasia. Gregory Pest Control’s donation will help granted Ce'dasia’s wish to go to Walt Disney World with her family.

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