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UUTC Partners With Meals On Wheels To Deliver Flowers


Last updated 11/15/2021 at 1:53pm

Pictured are Erin Grey, program coordinator, and Patrick Clements, board chair of Meals on Wheels; the Rev. Bob Renjilian, minister of UUTC; and the drivers, Tom Bindrim, Joan Lemire, Helga Balducci, Jane Carter, Eleanor Mockridge, Cantey Carpenter, Betty Kendrick, Dick Tucker, Barbara Denton and Gail Meyers.

It started with an unexpected call from Hayley Leland, one of the owners of the Blantyre Station nursery: "We'd like to donate some mums. Are you interested?"

The only proper answer was, "Yes, of course," according to a news release from the Unitarian Universalsists of Transylvania County (UUTC).

UUTC Administrator RK Young reached out to a member of the congregation, Cantey Carpenter, who does a route for Meals on Wheels.

"We have a hymn that was sung recently with the line, 'Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses,'" Young said. "When Hayley called, that was...

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