Ground was broken today for a four-unit homeless rehabilitation shelter – Greer STEP (Shelter to Empower People) – to be located at 509-511 E. Poinsett Street, behind the Greer Soup Kitchen.
The brief ceremony for the Daily Bread Ministries project sets in motion for site preparation to begin within 10 days. The lone house will be razed, trees removed and ground prepared for concrete to be poured. “Right after the pouring of the concrete we will put the building to dry,” Project Manager Norman West said.
Some football games scheduled for Friday, have been rescheduled to Thursday, due to the inclement weather forecast for Friday night. All game times remain at 7:30 p.m.
Lake Robinson’s annual celebration is scheduled Sunday, Oct. 12, at the J. Verne Smith recreational area.
The 800-acre lake has served as a wildlife habitat, fishing, recreational area and drinking water source.