Opinion: Thank you to all who attended Bigger Wednesday and everyone who sponsored the annual event


The University of South Carolina Sumter's Alumni Association would like to thank everyone who attended the 26th-Annual Bigger Wednesday celebration. This year the event included the Carolina-Clemson tailgate party and a golf tournament.

The winner of this year's golf tournament was Jimmy Byrd's Team, which included Jimmy Byrd, Eddie Jackson, Gary Jones and Chad Davis.

The USC Sumter Alumni Association would also like to thank all of those who sponsored Bigger Wednesday events including Jones Buick GMC, First Citizens, City of Sumter Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Colonial Packaging, FTC, Jones Chevrolet Cadillac, SAFE, Willie Sue's, The Yahnis Company, Lee Craig, Edward Jones - Catherine K. Watkins, Let's Party, Arby's, Chick-fil-a, The Citizens Bank, DJ Howie D, Greene Insurance Agency, Hill Plumbing, Hill Printing Co., Piggly Wiggly, Starbucks, Winebow, Black River Cooperative, Galloway & Moseley, Georgios II, Jewelry Wholesale, Mary's Custom Quilts, Links at Lakewood, The Olive Tree & Doolallies, One Accord, Simpson Hardware, Spa 8:28, USC Sumter Athletics, USC Sumter Bookstore and the USC Sumter Marketing Department.

All proceeds help support student scholarships at USC Sumter.

Together with the USC Sumter Alumni Association, we can ensure continued growth, excellence and progress to increase the university's ability to award scholarships and fulfill the goal of lessening the financial burden on students.