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Furrs Provide BRCC Scholarships, Inspiration


Last updated 10/1/2018 at 4:02pm

Daniel Furr

After Daniel Furr died from alcohol poisoning nearly 10 years ago on Dec. 27, 2008, his parents, Joe and Sandra Furr, decided to make a concentrated effort to help other youth in the community. They did so by establishing the J. Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Proceeds from nine Daniel Furr Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournaments have raised more than $72,000 in scholarships that have been awarded to more than 90 local students who attend Blue Ridge Community College. Some of the students have received the scholarship, which pays about one-third of the tuition to attend BRCC, twice....

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