Cooper Chevrolet GMC to provide Colleton County Recreation Department with new resources


For the Press and Standard

Walterboro, South Carolina (May 24, 2023) –Cooper Chevrolet GMC (formerly Rizer Chevrolet GMC) is partnering with Colleton County Recreation Department in Walterboro. Cooper Chevrolet GMC has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball & Softball program to provide new equipment, invitations to free instructional clinics and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a test drive fundraiser.

“Playing baseball and softball helps kids develop skills like leadership, cooperation, and sportsmanship while bringing families and communities together to show their support. Cooper Chevrolet GMC and Chevrolet Youth Baseball & Softball are proud to participate in a sport that brings so many smiles to kids and families in Walterboro.” said Chip Cooper, Owner of Cooper Chevrolet GMC. “Chevrolet believes in the power of play as a way for young people to build the skills needed to be successful in the future and supports the spirit of teamwork that baseball and softball instills in its players.”

2023 marks the eighteenth year of Chevrolet’s Youth Baseball & Softball program and has benefitted over 9 million players since it launched in 2006. Last year, more than 1,200 Chevrolet dealers participated across the country.

Cooper Chevrolet GMC (formerly Rizer Chevrolet GMC) will present Colleton County Recreation Department an equipment kit that includes useful items such as equipment bags, first aid kits, batting tees, and ball buckets. The sponsorship also includes youth clinics featuring current and former MLB/MiLB players and coaches, or instruction from Ripken Baseball.

In addition, Cooper Chevrolet GMC will present a check representing a one-time donation to Colleton County Recreation Department. Sponsored leagues across the country will have the chance to earn additional funds to support the league as community members take test drives at their partnering dealership.

“Chevrolet designs and builds its vehicles with busy families in mind, featuring a comprehensive suite of available safety features; technologies that make the journey more comfortable and engaging for the entire family; and the space and flexibility needed to haul people and cargo. We encourage everyone to take a look at what Chevrolet has to offer,” said Cooper.

Schedule a test drive of a new Chevrolet vehicle and Cooper Chevrolet GMC will make a $25 donation to the Colleton County Recreational Department as part of the Chevrolet Youth Baseball and Softball Test Drive Fundraising Opportunity. Schedule your test drive now, as program ends June 30, 2023. For more information visit, Cooper Chevrolet GMC at 351 N. Jefferies Blvd, Walterboro, SC 29488 or call (843) 549-6363 or online at

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