Lottery Winner Funds New Rec Center

November 24th, 2013   ·   Add Your Comment Now...

A former sheriff from West Virginia, who was blessed with a fortune from a lottery win, continues to make charitable contributions to his community.  The latest project to be helped by his generosity is the new $2.3 million W. Randy Smith Recreation Center in Inwood community.

Randy Smith had put up almost all of the funds required for the center that bears his name, by way of a $2.1 million donation to the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation.

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation Director Steve Catlett had earlier convinced Smith to help fund a new center, as their existing one is no longer big enough.  The new center is only the latest among the charitable projects helped by Smith in the past two years.

Read more in http://wvmetronews.com/2013/11/20/lottery-winner-gives-back-in-big-ways/

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