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Company falsely claiming affiliation with SCS athletic department soliciting to Sylacauga businesses

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SYLACAUGA, Ala. – A non-regional, sports graphic design company claiming to be working with the Sylacauga City School’s (SCS) athletic department has recently made solicitation calls to businesses in Sylacauga.

The company, based in Idaho, is attempting to sell t-shirt advertising on behalf of the SCS athletic department.

However, their is no agreement between this party and the athletic department. The funds generated from these sales will only benefit the company and not the school system.

The high ad rates being touted by the sports company are “astronomical,” according to Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Laura Strickland.

“Our school organizations could benefit so much more with direct donations or proceeds from their own fundraisers,” said Strickland. “The schools don’t get any financial gain from these [solicitors].

In most instances, a company selling anything on behalf of the SCS will be locally or regionally-based. Also, if you’re not sure about the validity of a company selling a product on the school’s behalf, you can always contact the administration within the system to verify the claim.


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