Members of the Cherokee County High School Football team recently lent a helping hand to those that have been affected by a fire at the Cherokee Manor in Centre. A fire at the facility back on March, 25 left 14 individuals displaced after their building sustained fire, smoke and water damage throughout.
On Saturday 15 Warrior football players in addition to their Head Coach Jacob Kelly assisted some of the residents and families with moving their personal belongings into new homes and storage. Coach Kelly told WEIS Radio News that he was more than glad to be able to help during in a time of need.
Kristie Barron, who is the Community Manager at Cherokee Manor said that she would like to extend a huge thank you to Coach Kelly and the players for their assistance. Additionally, she said that she would also like to thank the Centre First Baptist Church, Cherokee County EMA Director Shawn Rogers, Jeremy Goodwin with the Red Cross and the DeKalb County Salvation Army for their assistance.
Following the completion their assignments, Wendy’s of Centre provided lunch for the team.