Carolina Spotlight: Pawnbrokers give gift of music

Mark CampanaleGift Day Success Stories

Posted: 12.08.2009 at 5:04 PM The halls are alive with the sound of music or they soon will be now that the students at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind got their long-awaited wish! Students were granted the gift of music on Monday. The surprise gifts were provided by Myrtle Beach-area pawn shops, including Dick’s Pawn, …

SCSDB might start a band with these gifts

Mark CampanaleGift Day Success Stories

By LYNNE P. SHACKLEFORD Published: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 3:15 a.m. The S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind will be a happier and much noisier place because of a generous gift from the S.C. Pawnbrokers Association and the Lions Club. Students and staff members of the school were surprised Monday afternoon with trumpets, drums, xylophones, cymbals, guitars, …

Music students get their hardware for a song

Mark CampanaleGift Day Success Stories

Filed by Lisa Roberson December 7th, 2009 ELYRIA — Inside a back room at Steve Smith’s North Ridge Road business, Park and Pawn, musical instruments are sometimes easy to find. They are there because down-on-their-luck customers trade them in for cash, or parents of children long removed from the school band want to clear out their closets. They hang from …

Pawn Express donates instruments

Mark CampanaleGift Day Success Stories

Christmas came early for the Goshen High School Band. Joey Holley, owner of Pawn Express of Troy, donated 20 musical instruments to the band Wednesday as part of a nationwide effort on the part of pawnbrokers to provide musical instruments to underprivileged children. Holley said the donation was made in support of Musical Instrument Gift Day, which is sponsored by …