• KIMBERLY BROWN/Staff Volunteer Caleb Blackburn helps Elsa Gragg, 6, of Demorest, aim a bird at a pig during an Angry Birds game. Waiting his turn is Zain Tatara, 5. The game was one of many at the Habersham County United Way campaign kickoff event held Saturday in Sam Pitts Park, Clarkesville.

HABERSHAM COUNTY UNITED WAY KICKS OFF FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

A new season of giving to active, local charities has begun.

Saturday, Habersham County United Way (HCUW) began its 2018-19 fundraising campaign, with a Campaign Kickoff & Family Fun Day event held at Sam Pitts Park in Clarkesville. The day featured games, water activities and even a cornhole tournament, all sponsored by HCUW’s partner agencies.

HCUW Executive Director Billy Boyd said the event had a “great turnout from our agencies, and we had beautiful weather.”

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