GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) 2020 is here and the City of Greenville and Greenville Jaycees teamed up for their first-ever New Year’s Eve celebration at the Town Common along with an emerald ball drop.
Organizers say they were pleased with the turnout.
Proceeds benefited the Third Street education center.
9 On Your Side caught up with the incoming Jaycee Greenville chapter president Sonni Minton.
“You need to love where you live, and that is the theme for the Chamber of Commerce, for the City of Greenville, and events like this bring people together. There are so many non-profits in the community and events like this give back it also just brings everyone together as a community,” says Minton.
She continues to explain that these events are made possible with sponsorship.
She encourages anyone who is interested in getting involved with the Jaycee Greenville chapter can reach out here.
They are a volunteer organization and accept anyone from the ages of 21-40.
Their next event is their annual Shuck N Pluck on March 7th at the American Legion Building.
Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity.