Georgetown Wooden Boat Show and Bridge2Bridge Half Marathon Will Go on in Wake of Front Street Fire

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Georgetown South Carolina suffered a fire this morning but will rebuild and plans for popular fall events are going forward.

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show

The Wooden Boat Show Committee has agreed that the community needs the Boat Show more this year than ever, and we plan to make it the biggest and best.

The City of Georgetown South Carolina suffered a fire that destroyed a portion of the Historic Harborwalk section of Front Street. While the loss of the businesses and homes is shocking and difficult, the town is already moving forward.

The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show is one of the most popular events in the area and the show will go on. Susan Sanders, Director of the SC Maritime Museum shared, "The Boat Show Committee has already agreed that the community needs the Boat Show more this year than ever, and we plan to make it the biggest and best."

The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show will be held on October 19th from 11- 6 Georgetown Waterfront. More information can be found at http://www.woodenboatshow.com.

Organizers of the Third Annual Georgetown Bridge2Bridge Half Marathon, 12K and 5K Run have also announced that their event will continue as planned. The event, in which runners wind through historic Georgetown will be held as planned on October 12. For more information on the race, see http://www.bridge2bridgerun.com.

For official information regarding the situation in the City of Georgetown, contact Jackie Broach, Georgetown County Public Information Officer, 843-545-3164.

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