Submitted by Molly Duckworth

The Rev. Wright Culpepper, executive director of FaithWorks, accepted a check from the chili cookoff proceeds on behalf of Sparrow’s Nest, which provides food and financial assistance to help those in crisis in the community.

Culpepper explained that there is a great need for assistance currently because of economic problems associated with the COVID pandemic.

Pictured are Culpepper, from left, Rotarian Kay Hampton and club president Lorene Reid.

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