Team Beaufort Olympic Weightlifting helped to nationals by local church
The Endowment Fund of First Presbyterian Church of Beaufort has presented Team Beaufort Olympic Weightlifting and Coach Ray Jones with a check for $1,000 to assist financially with the program’s travel expenses. Members of the team are traveling to Salt Lake City to participate in the men’s and women’s overall National Championships.
Highlighting Team Beaufort’s program will be 14 year old CJ Cummings, the 4-time youth National champion and 3-time USA team member having competed internationally.CJ will attempt to break yet another men’s record at the event, currently held by a 26 year old fellow athlete.
Pictured along with Coach Jones are men of the church who made the request to the Endowment Fund for the grant.